TEDxGreensboro 2020 Launches This September as a Series of Free Online Events

The 8th annual TEDxGreensboro event has been reimagined and rescheduled as a series of online sessions running through the month of September!


12:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays
September 8, 10, 15, 17, 22 and 24


Audience members can submit questions for the Host and Speaker Q&A sessions, and you are invited to stay online afterwards to participate in a moderated discussion.


Take a month-long journey with TEDxGreensboro and join us for all (or some) of our sessions. Attendance is free, preregistration is required.


Twelve extraordinary thinkers and doers share their “Ideas Worth Spreading” related to RISK

Each one of our presenters was filmed live by Drew Matthews and crew at in-STUDIO in Greensboro. Learn more about the speakers here.

Tuesday, September 8

Thursday, September10

Chase Holleman

Why aren’t we using the most effective addiction treatments?

Chase Hollerman, TEDxGreensboro 2020 Speaker

Carlos Parks

Coming home – the difficult transition from federal prison to society

Carlos Parks, TEDxGreensboro 2020 Speaker


RAP music is FOLK music: the duality of identity

Demeanor, TEDxGreensboro 2020 Entertainer

Anna Luisa Daigneault

Losing a language means losing part of  humanity and history

Anna Luisa Daigneault, TEDxGreensboro 2020 Speaker

TEDxGreensboro 2020

Tuesday, September 15

Thursday, September 17

Amanda Sturgill

Social media helped pull us apart but it can also help seek the truth

Amanda Sturgill, TEDxGreensboro 2020 Speaker

Kevin Dorman

Trangender voice training unites the soul and sound

Kevin Dorman, TEDxGreensboro 2020 Speaker

Christine Murray

Every survivor of abuse has a story that matters

Christine Murray, TEDxGreensboro 2020 Speaker

Anthony Dellinger

Saving the horseshoe crab and fighting the virus with nanoscience

Anthony Dellinger, TEDxGreensboro 2020 Speaker

TEDxGreensboro 2020

Tuesday, September 22

Thursday, September 24

Joseph Stern

A physician’s journey to emotional agility

Joseph Stern, TEDxGreensboro 2020 Speaker

Nyota Gordon

Military service is not preparation for civilian life

Nyota Gordon, TEDxGreensboro 2020 Speaker

Kevin Ortiz

Living as an undocumented

Kevin Ortiz TEDxGreensboro 2020 Speaker

Andrew Smiler

What does it mean to be “man enough?”

Andrew Smiler, TEDxGreensboro 2020 Speaker