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
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. ————– The Hillary Keane Project plays an eclectic blend of blues, folk, and pop. Hillary’s melodic voice transfixes audiences through meaningful, mesmerizing lyrics. 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. ————– A licensed master social worker, Marlanda Dekine (a.k.a. Sapient Soul) directs Speaking Down Barriers and Spoken Word Spartanburg. Her work combines education, social activism, and art to invite the building of a united, diverse community. What is your favorite
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. ————– The only all-female, old-time string band in the SC Upstate, the BattleAxe Band is best known for hard-driving, old-time tunes and songs with powerful vocal harmonies. Why TEDxGreenville? Nancy: It is an opportunity to play our music to a different
Get to know the accomplished individuals who will present at the TEDxGreenville conference on April 8th! In this series of blog posts, writer Jennifer Oladipo asks some compelling questions. ————– Megan Johnson directs Greenville’s Classical Conversations Challenge II program, a rich study of ideas that challenges teens to work hard, write well, and think deeply. What was the last idea, big or small, that you
Get to know the accomplished individuals who will present at the TEDxGreenville conference on April 8th! In this series of blog posts, writer Jennifer Oladipo asks some compelling questions. ————– Working to build a more inclusive South Carolina, Ame Sanders is a Michelin executive, graduate of Furman Diversity Leader Initiative, and founder of newly formed SC Benefits Corporation, State of Inclusion. What was
Get to know the accomplished individuals who will present at the annual TEDxGreenville conference on April 8th! In this new series of blog posts, writer Jennifer Oladipo asks some compelling questions. ————– Speaker Jez Rose is a renowned behaviorist, speaker, author, and media personality from the UK. What was the last idea, big or small, that you thought was an idea worth sharing?   When
Get to know the accomplished individuals who will present at the annual TEDxGreenville conference on April 8th! In this new series of blog posts, writer Jennifer Oladipo asks some compelling questions. ————– Performer Benjamin Starr was nominated as a top hip-hop artist for 2015 by the national blog Very Smart Brothers. He uses this art form to entertain, educate, and inspire. What was the last idea,
On Friday, April 8, TEDxGreenville will bring 23 compelling speakers and performers to the Salvation Army Kroc Center in downtown Greenville. The day-long annual conference is known for taking attendees on an intellectual and emotional roller coaster with presenters who delight, challenge, question, answer, disrupt, and enlighten. Tickets go on sale to the public Wednesday, March 9. A link