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

Chase Holleman

Chase Hollerman, TEDxGreensboro 2020 Speaker

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

Carlos Parks

Carlos Parks, TEDxGreensboro 2020 Speaker

Coming home – the difficult transition from federal prison to society

Thursday, September10


Demeanor, TEDxGreensboro 2020 Entertainer

RAP music is FOLK music: the duality of identity

Anna Luisa Daigneault

Anna Luisa Daigneault, TEDxGreensboro 2020 Speaker

Losing a language means losing part of  humanity and history

Tuesday, September 15

Amanda Sturgill

Amanda Sturgill, TEDxGreensboro 2020 Speaker

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

Kevin Dorman

Kevin Dorman, TEDxGreensboro 2020 Speaker

Transgender voice training unites the soul and sound

Thursday, September 17

Christine Murray

Christine Murray, TEDxGreensboro 2020 Speaker

Every survivor of abuse has a story that matters

Anthony Dellinger

Anthony Dellinger, TEDxGreensboro 2020 Speaker

Saving the horseshoe crab and fighting the virus with nanoscience

Tuesday, September 22

Joseph Stern

Joseph Stern, TEDxGreensboro 2020 Speaker

A physician’s journey to emotional agility

Nyota Gordon

Nyota Gordon, TEDxGreensboro 2020 Speaker

Military service is not preparation for civilian life

Thursday, September 24

Kevin Ortiz

Kevin Ortiz TEDxGreensboro 2020 Speaker

Living as an undocumented

Andrew Smiler

Andrew Smiler, TEDxGreensboro 2020 Speaker

What does it mean to be “man enough?”