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TEDxNewAlbany 2016

CLAIRE KLODELL

Dear My Teenage Self 

Claire shares her experiences from her photo-journalism project, "Dear My Teenage Self," and discusses the power of listening to our fellow human beings.

OLIVIA KOLLER

Slam Poetry

Olivia Koller, a former speaker and current speaker coach, performs an original slam poem.

EMILY DEMOOY

Dance Performance

New Albany High School Junior Emily Demooy performs an original dance on the TEDxNewAlbany main stage.

SHAUN YOUNG

Hidden Secrets of the Uninsured

Through personal experiences and a passion for his work, Shaun challenges people to change their perspectives on the 29 million U.S. citizens who do not have health insurance.

DAVID MITCHELL

The Bigger Picture in Our Kids' Activities

Dave reflects upon his journey and transformation as a sports parent and focuses on the most important part in our kids' activities.

BRAD GRIFFITH

How Open Source Software Can Change Our Lives

For Brad, it's open source software that has shaped many of his life philosophies. Whether you're a fellow engineer or a compelte software novice, the life lessons of open-source software are applicable to us all and can help shape the way we live our everyday lives.

DOUG BRENNAN

What's Your "For Good?"

Board President of Water for Good, a non-profit bringing clean water to poor communities in Africa, Doug Brennan brings light to the billions of dollars invested in water wells that now are destroyed due to a lack of a sustainability plan.

JODI KEMPNER COLLINS

Living in the Field

As someone works and lives in a field with those with developmental disabilities, Jodi will show what years of experience have taught her, and what you can learn from it.

DWIGHT CARTER

I Quit

As society is progressing through the information era, Dwight Carter, a high school principal, challenges the audience to focus on learning by reevaluting stereotypical aspects of school such as time and space.

AARON WESTBROOK

Change: It's Not Out of Our Hands

Aaron tells his story of pereservering through the dissapointment of the current prosthetic system and how that led to his venture into 3D printed assistive devices for those like himself.

PARKER EDMAN

Song Performance

Parker Edman performs an original folk piece, inspired by his conversations withing farmers across rural Ohio.

JIM MAHONEY

Learning Without Limits

Dr. Jim Mahoney uses his years of experience as an educator to explain the three things we need to swap in order to truly revolutionize the education system.

JUAN ALVAREZ

This Life. Purpose. Thing

In his talk, Juan puts an interesting twist on on exploring the concepts of life, purpose, and fulfilment.

DANNY BARREN

Think For Yourself

Danny evaluates human value in a monetarily driven society and challenges the audience to consider where they find value in such a society.

IZZY VENDETTI

Owning Your Perspective

Through the harsdhips of a rough car accident, Izzy teaches the audience to regain control of their perspectives and own their beliefs.

KERRI MOLLARD

Ah, You Are So Rich

A consultant to nonprofits, Kerri Mollard explores our society's assumptions on what wealth means and challenges the audience to re-frame what it means to be rich.

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