TEDxYoungstown

What if Your Idea Inspired a City?

In the spirit of Ideas Worth Spreading, TEDxYoungstown (x = independently organized TED event) is a self-organized program that brings people together to share a TED-like experience. Fascinating live (local and international) speakers will combine with TEDTalk videos to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.

We are so excited to bring TEDx back to Youngstown in 2018! Our goal is to build a movement to amplify ideas that foster hope, spark positivity and create forward momentum for the Mahoning Valley. TEDxYoungstown brings to light local and international ideas … ideas which inspire audience members to try out bold concepts within our community, to enact positive change and ultimately to transform the world!

Hello Yo!

We are a team of excited volunteers in the Mahoning Valley who are bringing Ideas Worth Spreading to life in 2018 (and beyond). We honor and celebrate our region’s rich, diverse ingenuity across many disciplines. At our TEDx events, we plan to shine a light on forward-thinkers; game-changing concepts; artists and creatives who can show us news ways of being in the world. We are seeking out local luminaries as well as ingenious internationals to help shatter the glass ceiling of our minds. It is our hope that you will be awestruck with the talent, energy and accomplishments of those who participate in our events. It is our privilege to get to know and inspire you. Thank you for being a part of our TEDx community!

Thanks for joining us!
The TEDxYoungstown Team

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