Talks: 2021

Brook West 13:46

From Humiliation to Gratitude an Unlikely Journey

In this 2021 TEDxSeattleWomen talk, Brook West discusses how loss, grief, and the desire to ignore pain are human traits […]

Andrea Driessen 14:24

Eulogies for the living: how to move through grief

Imagine hearing your eulogy—while you’re still able to savor it. In this funny, touching 2021 TEDxSeattleWomen talk, Andrea Driessen shares […]

Talisa Lavarry 15:36

Your journey to true allyship

In this 2021 TEDxSeattleWomen talk, Talisa Lavarry explains how true allyship is opening doors for the marginalized that they cannot […]

Brian Hastert 14:27

The life giving power of voting local

In his 2021 TEDxSeattle talk, Brian Hastert demonstrates how participating in local democracy is the best way to tackle issues […]

K. Killian Noe 13:41

The Transforming Power of Authentic Community

In this 2021 TEDxSeattle talk, K. Killian Noe discusses the power of authentic community, which she defines as being deeply […]

James Whitfield 17:20

Defining Equity. Pursuing Unity.

In this 2021 TEDxSeattle talk, James Whitfield shares his passion for diversity, inclusion, and the power of discussing complicated issues […]

Melissa Miranda 15:41

Building Resilience and Community in the Service Industry

In this 2021 TEDxSeattle talk, Melissa Miranda shares her experiences with a broken, abusive restaurant industry, and her dreams of […]

Mónica Guzmán 18:45

How Curiosity Will Save Us

For Mónica Guzmán, curiosity isn’t a muse that flits by when we wonder about something. It’s the most powerful tool […]

Margaret Levi 17:32

Reviving the Labor Movement

In this 2021 TEDxSeattle talk, Margaret Levi shares her ideas on what roles labor unions play in our lives and […]

Lynda Stuart 14:06

How mRNA can heal a fractured world

In this 2021 TEDxSeattle talk, Lynda Stuart explains how mRNA vaccines have been a triumph of modern science in the […]

Trish Millines Dziko 15:58

Liberating education: how schools can empower and transform

In her 2021 TEDxSeattle talk, Trish Millines Dziko asserts that the teaching techniques most commonly used in our public education […]

Andrew Himes 19:59

Change our buildings, save our planet

Andrew Himes’ 2021 TEDxSeattle talk is an impassioned plea for buildings that help solve climate change instead of contributing to […]

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