Category Archives: TEDx Greensboro

Four Life Lessons from TED.

When I was a little girl, I was painfully shy, socially awkward, and deeply sensitive. Every morning before school, I woke up with a tummy ache, anxious about the day ahead yet without words to explain how I felt. My goal for most school days was simply to get through without drawing attention to myself….

The Making of a TED Talk Part II: My heartbeat speaks…

In one week I’ll stand on stage at the Greensboro Historical Museum and give a TED talk. I’ll be exploring the role of imagination and dreaming in my life, and I’ll talk about how this grassroots project — Imagination Installations — has flourished in our community. This is, frankly, one of the most nerve-wracking things…

The Making of a TED Talk: Part I

      .   .                      I am giving a TED talk.   In 23 days, I’ll be on stage at TEDx Greensboro, speaking for 16 minutes about the Imagination Installations Project and my own experiences with the power of dreaming. I am, to be…