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Taylor invites you to join us on March 10, from 6:00-9:00 p.m., for a night of cutting edge conversation with innovative and fascinating speakers.

TEDxTU celebrates and cultivates social innovation in New Orleans. Our city is stewing a satisfying gumbo brimming with passion, creativity, and ingenuity. TEDxTU inspires and informs social innovation, makes social change a priority, and connects changemakers within New Orleans. TEDxTU is not a service event or meeting, but rather a conversation between people passionate about shaping the way the world thinks, acts, and works.

Speakers/topics include:

  • Reflecting on the Global Refugee Crisis- a humanitarian aid worker on the front lines of the Syrian refugee crisis in Greece
  • The intersection of race and architecture in public art and social impact design in New Orleans
  • The “Untold Story” of a Tulane student athlete
  • Power and inequality in Nicaragua, and what a Nicaraguan Tulane student is doing about it
  • How to form, maintain and lose social bonds- a scientist discusses peer rejection and love
  • Roots of Renewal— how Tulane students developed a holistic community development organization in Central City for young adults who were formerly incarcerated
  • Living One’s Truth- Founding member of KIPP Renaissance High School’s LGBTQ club discusses identity and acceptance
  • Student activism and sexual assault at Tulane
  • Cinematography and documentary film in NOLA

TEDxTU is an independently organized TED event in New Orleans which works to inspire action in the local community through the celebration, cultivation, and innovation of ideas worth spreading. These ideas are shared in an open format which brings the public together to stimulate social change in a tangible way.

Reserve your spot here!