Posts by Terry

The Beauty in Brokenness: Redefining Self Compassion and Mental Illness: Dylan Stirewalt at TEDxTerryTalks 2013

When Dylan turned 3, her mother gave her custody to her father and started a long journey that would see her struggle with homelessness and mental…

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No Excuses, No Regrets. The Desert & Mountains that Changed My Life: Chris Dare at TEDxTerryTalks2013

Chris Dare talks about challenging yourself to achieve your dreams and have new experiences. As an avid mountaineer hoping to climb the highest peak on each…

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Rise of the Citizen Policy Analyst: Altay Sedat Otun at TEDxTerry Talks 2013

Altay Sedat Otun speaks about the need to create opportunities for students to get more involved in critical policy debates affecting the world. He argues that…

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Food Literacy: It’s About More Than Just Reading Labels: Eric Schofield at TEDxTerry Talks 2013

Sixteen years after he dropped out of high school, Eric Schofield is now on his way to becoming a teacher. Eric talks about using “food literacy”…

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How to Complete Your Degree in Seven Years: Shannon Hoekstra at TEDxTerry Talks 2013

Need that extra year to finish your degree? Shannon took 7! She speaks about the benefits of extending your undergraduate degree and why it is perfectly…

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How We Can Address Sexual Violence With Language Alone: Lucia Lorenzi at TEDxTerry Talks 2013

Lucia Lorenzi speaks passionately about the import role words play in addressing sexual violence. Drawing on both personal and professional knowledge, Lucia explores ideas surrounding the…

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Navigating Your Learning – How We Can Learn From/With One Another: Ashley Welsh at TEDxTerry Talks 2013

How do we learn best? What factors and obstacles can influence our learning experience? Ashley Welsh speaks about the complex sets of hurdles, failures, successes and…

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Freedom of Public Space and Art: Gary Yarbrough at TEDxTerry Talks 2013

Gary Yarbrough speaks about the power of street art and public space and its effect on humanity to spark reflection and its ability to transcend socio-economic…

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So, who wants to speak at TEDxTerryTalks? Applications are being accepted now.

. Imagine the following. You are in a room, abuzz with the frenetic activity of 400 engaged and enthusiastic audience members. Two cameras are trained upon…

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Hussein Janmohamed – Choral Music: The Road to Harmony and Peace – TEDxTerryTalks2011

Hussein Janmohamed is a dynamic choral conductor, composer and community music educator. He has performed with some of Canada’s finest choirs including Chor Leoni Men’s Choir,…

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