Get to know the accomplished individuals who will present at the TEDxGreenville conference on April 8th! In this series, writer Jennifer Oladipo asks some compelling questions.  ————– What is the next frontier for the human race? In my lifetime I’d like to see the society adopt Universal Precautions for the Prevention of Child Abuse.  One of mine is, “No adult should keep secrets

Meg Pierson: Emcee, Baby!

Thursday, 07 April 2016 by

Who wants to follow in the footsteps of master improvisation artist and super-energetic, 2-time TEDxGreenville emcee Harrison Brookie? No takers? Ah, but you are not Meg Pierson, founding member of and resident instructor for Alchemy Comedy, Greenville’s only weekly improv theatre group. Meg Pierson, this year’s TEDxGreenville emcee, began her stage career in 2004 with

Get to know the accomplished individuals who will present at the TEDxGreenville conference on April 8th! In this series, writer Jennifer Oladipo asks some compelling questions. ————– What was the last idea, big or small, that you thought was an idea worth sharing? This idea of taking life as it comes without trying to orchestrate it . . . following the breadcrumbs and

Get to know the accomplished individuals who will present at the TEDxGreenville conference on April 8th! In this series, writer Jennifer Oladipo asks some compelling questions. ————– Lindsey Lyla Flower is a spoken word artist who writes from her soul, often looking for inspiration in current events. How does your work or art affect the way you see yourself? My art helps me to remember to

Get to know the accomplished individuals who will present at the TEDxGreenville conference on April 8th! In this series, writer Jennifer Oladipo asks some compelling questions. ————– With a 22-year career building diverse types of healthcare facilities, William Schlein is an architect who considers himself a healthcare provider. Why TEDxGreenville? I have been involved for many years in the healthcare architecture profession at national and

Get to know the accomplished individuals who will present at the TEDxGreenville conference on April 8th! In this series, writer Jennifer Oladipo asks some compelling questions. ————– Marta Carvalhal is a licensed independent social worker who specializes in psychiatric disorders such as anxiety and borderline personality disorder. What fascinates you most about the human mind? The capacity to forgive and be resilient. Where

Get to know the accomplished individuals who will present at the TEDxGreenville conference on April 8th! In this series, writer Jennifer Oladipo asks some compelling questions. ————– Leo Ferguson is a retired systems engineer who has turned his interests toward improving his community, developing a model that combines social justice and change, economic development, community engagement, and technology. What was the last idea,

Get to know the accomplished individuals who will present at the TEDxGreenville conference on April 8th! In this series, writer Jennifer Oladipo asks some compelling questions. ————– Kenya Jackson-Saulters is an author, speaker, and founder of the Outdoor Journal Tour, a personal development experience which uses outdoor adventure, meditation and writing as tools for self discovery. What was the last idea, big or small,

Get to know the accomplished individuals who will present at the TEDxGreenville conference on April 8th! In this series, writer Jennifer Oladipo asks some compelling questions. ————– With a passion fueled by her own pregnancy loss, birth and bereavement doula Tanika Dillard facilitates support groups to help women through pregnancy loss while raising public awareness through poetry, prose, and music. Why TEDxGreenville?  Why not TEDxGreenville?  Those who

Get to know the accomplished individuals who will present at the TEDxGreenville conference on April 8th! In this series, writer Jennifer Oladipo asks some compelling questions. ————– Rebecca Heiss moved to Greenville to help found NEXT High School. She envisions education for teens that encourages active pursuit of passions and ideas. What was the last idea, big or small, that you thought was an idea worth sharing?

Get to know the accomplished individuals who will present at the TEDxGreenville conference on April 8th! In this series, writer Jennifer Oladipo asks some compelling questions. ————– Ben Ebel engages students at engineering and design schools across the country as an ambassador for Michelin North America. He leads the Michelin Challenge Design program and has a dynamic portfolio of his own design work. What

Get to know the accomplished individuals who will present at the TEDxGreenville conference on April 8th! In this series, writer Jennifer Oladipo asks some compelling questions. ————– A 16-year-old dance prodigy, Song Aziza Tucker has been performing since age six, and currently attends the Dekalb School of Fine Arts in Atlanta. What is the most challenging part of being a dancer? The most challenging aspect

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