February 18, 2016: TEDxGreensboro livestreamed TED2016: Dream from Vancouver. Our event was held at the Global Center of Bennett College. More than 100 people joined us for a hosted luncheon including table hosts:

 

  • Scott Silknitter is the founder of R.O.S. Therapy Systems. Scott has dedicated his life to improving the quality of life for all seniors through meaningful education, entertainment and activities. Scott was a TEDx Greensboro speaker in 2015.
  • Jennifer Thomas is a bestselling author. She is a leadership consultant, and psychologist who helps people know what to say in every situation. Jennifer was a TEDxGreensboro speaker in 2015.
  • Tina Firesheets is the Chief Editor for 1808: Greensboro’s Magazine. Shemoved to Greensboro in 1992 to attend UNCG. She loves to eat, work and play in Greensboro. She worked for the Greensboro News and Record for 15 years as a journalist.
  • Ross Harris Ross Harris is the Executive Director of the North Carolina Institute for Political Leadership. Ross has extensive experience as both a campaign manager and political strategist in partisan, nonpartisan, and referendum campaigns in North Carolina.
  • Tara Sandercock is the Senior Vice President, Foundation & Community Relations at the Community Foundation for Greater Greensboro.
  • Jeff Thigpen is the Guilford County Register of Deeds. Jeff also served on the Guilford County Board of Commissioners from 1998 until 2004.
  • Gail Bretan is the Director of Jewish Life at Wake Forest University. She provides pastoral leadership to Jewish students, staff. She is also involved with several interfaith groups in Winston-Salem beyond the scope of her job, including an interfaith panel at Brenner Children’s Hospital and a member of the Novant Health ethics committee
  • John Graham works in historic preservation and is the Director of Development at Preservation Greensboro and Founding Principal of the Gov. Morehead Forum for Economic Development.
  • Ivan Canada is the Executive Director of The National Conference for Community and Justice of the Piedmont Triad. Prior to joining the NCCJ staff, he worked with Guilford Green Foundation as Interim Executive Director and Director of Special Projects.
  • Dr. Andrew Brod is a consultant in the field of forensic economics and Senior Research Fellow in the Center for Business and Economic Research at UNCG’s Bryan School of Business and Economics. In addition, he writes a monthly column on economic policy in the Business Journal of the Triad and writes regular columns for the Greensboro News and Record.