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Storytelling Through Art

Our 26 Speakers worked day in and day out to deliver the talks of their lives – and they sure did! During their talks, artists drew a visual board based on their message. So, if you missed our event and can’t wait till our talks are live, don’t worry!

TEDxBeaconStreet community, we are so happy we got to see all of your faces at our TEDxBeaconStreet event at the JFK Library & Memorial. We had a full audience of 2,000 attendees ready to learn, engage, and be inspired.

Our 26 Speakers worked day in and day out to deliver the talks of their lives – and they sure did! During their talks, artists drew a visual board based on their message. So, if you missed our event and can’t wait till our talks are live, don’t worry!

Check out these incredible drawings and learn from our Speakers.

Adam Wilber talked about how being a magician helped him understand the mindset that with work, anything is possible.

Eric Standop is a face reader, and teaches us what our faces say about us, and what we can gather from others’ appearances.

Julie Chang gave us a trip inside her mind as an AI expert, and even gave us a small lesson on Instagram filters!

Togzhan Kassenova’s mission is to rid the world of nuclear weapons after studying how nuclear weapons destroyed the health of civilians in  Kazakhstan.

Rebecca Love educates us on the power of innovation in the health field, especially for nurses.

David Kong did not rap on stage, but he did tell us how hip hop can save biotechnology!

Jim Stone is the CEO of Plymouth Rock Group, and studies why there is such a low population of ashkenazic Jews, and the likelihood of an earlier genocide.

Kathy Roth-Douquet crushes the stigma that the military is for someone with ‘no other options’.

Ashley Paré is the pure definition of #GirlBoss and give advice to women on thriving in their company’s

Dina Basha watched her home country, Syria, be destroyed by war. She tells us the mindset of someone watching their country fall apart.

Pablo Parades poses the idea that our lives could be better and easier if everyday objects could limit our stress.

Ravi Khanna tells us how failure is the ultimate success, and how we can grow from falling.

Graciela Mohamedi shares her views on protests and how white liberals can take the spotlight in these movements.

Mike Whitehead is a Paralympian wheelchair rugby player, and shares how post-traumatic growth works!

Mira Wilczek directs why most start-ups fail, and how to change your business so they can succeed.

Stuart Haber, co-inventor of Blockchain, takes us through the creation of Blockchain and the insides of bitcoin.

Jeff Karp breaks down the stem cell theory.

Roz Picard brings a forgotten seizure disorder to light and teaches how to cut the risks.

Andrea Campbell shares with the audience that people of color are marginalized, and she’s seen it herself in her own life.

Nichol Bradford predicts that the future of the human mind is a technological story.

Amy Wilkinson shares how we can use ingenuity to fix the course of the future.

Zoë Buratynsky spent seven years of her life sailing around the world, starting at the age of ten!

Edward Glaeser takes on the topic of cities, and how they represent sharing and welcoming.

Stephen Kennedy Smith speaks of protecting democracy, and being an engaged citizen.

 

Thank you so much to our community and readers for supporting the TEDxBeaconStreet community. If you use any of these images, or post some from our recent event, make sure to tag us at #TEDxBeaconStreet