Speaker Videos-2014

  • Heather Caro

    18 Nov 0 Comments

    A different perspective on the Social Media Social Causes. Heather Caro is an oncology nurse, freelance writer and reluctant member of the club nobody wants to join – breast cancer. In 2012, at the age

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  • Sonya Elliott

    18 Nov 0 Comments

    Back on the Court. Meet TEDxSpokane speaker Sonya Elliott. Sonya is a writer, a basketball coach, a fashion model, a wife and a mom. Her memoir, Back on the Court: A Young Woman’s Triumphant Return

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  • Susan Foster-Dow

    18 Nov 0 Comments

    Bricolage and Parenting Global Citizens. Meet TEDx Spokane speaker Susan Foster-Dow, Consultant and International Traveler. Susan is captivated by the idea of bricolage – using resources at hand to accomplish a given objective. She brings this

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  • Natalie Gelman

    18 Nov 0 Comments

    Singer-Songwriter – The Creative Process. Meet TEDxSpokane Speaker and Performer Natalie Gelman. This street performing NYC troubadour has won over hearts across the country with her music, soulful voice and dynamic songwriting. Natalie Gelman has

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  • Dave Jensen

    18 Nov 0 Comments

    The Executive’s Paradox. Leadership Educator & Author: Dave Jensen employs his extensive background in marketing, research, and leadership to transform proven leadership tools into client success stories. His past professional experiences include: becoming an award-winning

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  • Samuel Mehaffy

    18 Nov 0 Comments

    Management Consultant, Workshop Leader, and Facilitator. Meet TEDxSpokane speaker Samuel Mahaffy. Samuel Mahaffy, PhD is a management consultant, workshop leader, and facilitator who has assisted more than five hundred nonprofit organizations and NGOs around the

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  • Matt Miller

    18 Nov 0 Comments

    Educator. Matt Miller has more than 31 years experience in education. He currently serves as the Human Interaction Strategist with PRIDE Preparatory School of Science and Technology design team. A co-founder of the Riverpoint Academy,

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  • Juan Muñoz Oca

    18 Nov 0 Comments

    Head Wine Maker, Columbia Crest – The World of Washington Wine. Meet TEDxSpokane speaker Juan Muñoz Oca. Juan is the head winemaker at Columbia Crest Winery in Paterson, Washington. Columbia Crest is recognized as the

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  • Rachel Phillips

    18 Nov 0 Comments

    Rachel Phillips Meet TEDxSpokane Speaker Rachel Phillips. Rachel is a global citizen with roots stretching from Spokane, Washington to Accra, Ghana. Growing up in a family that gave new meaning to the word “diaspora,” she

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  • Hailey Poutiatine

    18 Nov 0 Comments

    Freshman Performer at Saint George’s School. One of the musical performers at TEDxSpokane will be Hailey Poutiatine, a 9th grader at Saint George’s School. She writes and sings her own compositions in the style of

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  • Ogie Shaw

    18 Nov 0 Comments

    Fitness Guru. Meet TEDxSpokane Speaker Ogie Shaw. Ogie is a native of Raleigh, NC. He is a veteran of the US Army and served in Vietnam. Afterwards, he graduated from UNC at Chapel Hill earning

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  • Sean Smith

    18 Nov 0 Comments

    Common Ground with National Parks. Meet TEDxSpokane Speaker Sean Smith! Sean, former Park Ranger, is an award winning conservationist and author, whose work has been seen on CNN and heard on NPR, and read in

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  • Simon Tam

    18 Nov 0 Comments

    “The Slants” lawsuit with US Government – Give Racism a Chance. Meet speaker Simon Tam, Bassist for Asian-American Rock Band, “The Slants.” Portland’s The Slants are the first and only all-Asian American dance rock band

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  • Jeff Thomas

    18 Nov 0 Comments

    Educator and International Executive. Meet TEDxSpokane speaker Jeff Thomas, a highly experienced international executive. For the largest part of his career, he ran one of the largest international student travel companies in the world, Ambassador

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  • Bryan Vila

    18 Nov 0 Comments

    Professor, Sleep Researcher – WSU-Spokane – Sleep Research in Critical Occupations. Bryan Vila, PhD, is a professor of criminal justice and criminology at Washington State University. He pioneered the study of police fatigue, and currently

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