May 25, 2024 4:29 am

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TEDxEdmondsCollege seeks speakers on ‘Rethinking Resilience’

LYNNWOODEdmonds College is seeking 12 speakers for its inaugural TEDxEdmondsCollege event on Thursday, October 10, 2024, at the Black Box Theatre.

TEDxEdmondsCollege will be held on campus in the Black Box Theatre on Thursday, Oct. 10. (Arutyun Sargsyan / Edmonds College)

The event’s theme will be “Rethinking Resilience,” and it will feature passionate speakers who believe in the power of collective action and community support to build resilience and inspire paradigm shifts in the conversation surrounding personal versus community resilience.

TEDxEdmondsCollege seeks to explore the intersection of community nonprofits, resilience, and diversity, equity, and inclusion through the innovative speaker series. By showcasing nonprofit organizations and community leaders dedicated to dismantling racism and other forms of oppression, the college strives to foster a collective consciousness that champions inclusivity and empowers communities to support each other in the face of adversity.

Edmonds invites the community to join this important conversation on reshaping the narrative around resilience. If you are passionate about redefining resilience through community action, please apply to be a speaker.

TEDxEdmondsCollege will accept applications until 5 p.m. PST on April 5, 2024.

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