TEDxYouth@Wilmington Event

April 2nd, 2017

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2017 TEDxWilmington Conference


TEDxWomen is an all day conference about the power of women and girls to be creators and change-makers. The program of speakers, workshops, events — and daring discussions — has sparked some of TED’s most iconic moments yet.

2017 Salon Events

What is a salon?

TEDxYouth @Wilmington

  • Sunday, April 2nd, 2017
  • All Day

Women in Small Business

  • Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
  • TBD

What is TEDx?

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience.
At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event.

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Meet the Speakers: Carly Palkon

The Cost of Silence: Defending Music Education TEDxYouth@Wilmington :: Agents of Change :: April 2nd 2017 Carly Palkon  "This process has been eye-opening for me. While I am excited that I get to share with everyone why music education is so important to me and...

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Meet the Speakers: Amy Xu

The Power of Each Person's Story TEDxYouth@Wilmington :: Agents of Change :: April 2nd 2017 Amy Xu "I am very excited to give this talk. This talk contains the broad outline of the experience in my life which concludes my experience in China, in other countries and...

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Tentative 2017 Schedule

We’re still locking down some details on some of our events this year. Check back or sign up for updates!


Swipe Left: Love, Dating, & Situationships – 2/16/17


Ursuline Academy – 4/2/17


Women in Small Business – May 2017


Lust for Life: Adventure, Travel & Hospitality – 6/7/17


Innovation in Healthcare – July 2017


Financial Literacy – Summer 2017

6th Annual TEDxWilmington Conference

Live at the Queen – 8/16/17


Tentative Subject – September 2017


AAA: Innovations in Transit – 10/10/17


Innovation Week – November 2017


By Invitation Only – December 2017

What People Are Saying

“I went in with high expectations, those expectations were exceeded on all levels. I have been processing the thoughts and ideas presented for the past few days.”

“Very thought provoking speakers. I like the salon format.”

“A TEDx event should not be missed, particularly if it is organized and well curated like the ones Ajit George presents.”

“The speakers were diverse and thought provoking. The setting was perfect for a TEDxSalon event. The topics were relevant”

“They invite good speakers to talk about interesting topics. In addition the most part of the times, so interesting as the speakers are other attendees. The environment and the event are very inspiring.”

“TEDxWilmington is not only a group of wonderful people spending time together, but it is a great way to cultivate learning and inspiration for better in our community.”

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