Looking At The Big Picture

2020 was quite the unfortunate year for everyone worldwide. For one, there was, and still is, a whole pandemic! The ripple effect of the same has been immense. We have been staying home for our own safety, with little to no physical meetups, as most restaurants are closed. Most governments imposed curfew on its citizens, something which most of us were not used to. We all went from enjoying  our everyday lives to sitting at home probably attending online classes or meetings for the most part [...]

A deeper look at TEDx Events- A case for TEDxParklandsWomen

I’m grateful to have received an overwhelming response and engagement from my previous article which was an invitation to the public to nominate speakers for the upcoming TEDxParklandsWomen event scheduled for 7 December 2019.  We’re still accepting nominations and the deadline for submission remains 5 September 2019. A conversation I had with 2 gentlemen has necessitated the need for this article, which is an attempt to achieve 2 things: Explain the structure and format of TEDx events and;Convince and invite men to nominate themselves or other men to be [...]

TEDxParklandsWomen – Call for Speakers

TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment, and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages.  TEDx brings the spirit of TED’s mission of ideas worth spreading to local communities around the globe. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience, discover ideas and spark [...]

Get to know your speakers (Part 3 of 3)

What inspires you to live the life you live? My daughter and my art keep me going. What’s your favorite piece of content? Game of Thrones. What’s the hardest thing about your job? Getting funds can be an issue when trying to work and focus on projects. What inspires you to live the life you live? I find my inspiration in my faith in God and what I believe to be His purpose for my life: To Brighten the Corner where I am: I live by [...]