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TEDxRoxburyWomen to host 2nd annual talk at UMass Boston on Dec. 6

Posted by Matt Rocheleau  November 13, 2013 04:43 PM

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The following is a press release from TEDxRoxburyWomen:

TEDxRoxburyWomen will host itsr second annual TEDx Talk at the University of Massachusetts Boston on Friday, December 6, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The theme for this year is "Invented Here: Big Ideas by Local Women," which will highlight the innovations of women of color.

Confirmed speakers include Tamika Mason, Director of Organization Training at Year Up; Nurse Practitioner Doctoral Candidate Leah Gordon; Associate Professor of American Studies Shirley Tang; justice activist Natasha Vianna; and City Councilor-at-Large Ayanna Pressley.

Admission is “pay what you think it’s worth” and no one will be turned away for inability to pay. Space is limited, so register quickly to ensure your participation in what promises to be a thought provoking and entertaining evening.

In the spirit of “ideas worth spreading,” TEDxRoxburyWomen is a local, self-organized, intimate event that brings people together to share a TED-like experience. Diverse talks are designed to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group of people. TEDxRoxburyWomen will feature TEDWomen videos, local speakers and music performances. Be ready to hear a few ideas worth sharing and to share your ideas with others.

The event will be held in the Snowden Auditorium on the UMass Boston campus on the first floor of Wheatley Hall. Please visit umb.edu for driving directions, parking instructions and public transportation options.

To register for the event, visit www.tedxroxburywomen.com/registration. For additional information about TEDxRoxburyWomen, email event organizer Jamara “London Bridgez” Wakefield at tedxroxburywomen@gmail.com.

TEDxRoxburyWomen is licensed by TEDx, where x=independently organized TED event. This event is one of many TEDx events happening around the globe as part of the TEDWomen conference and live webcast.

TEDxRoxburyWomen recorded talks will be posted online shortly after the event on tedxroxburywomen.com, the TEDx YouTube channel and also will be submitted to TED.com

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