Past Talks

Performance at MacPhail Center for Music | ENCORE! Twin Cities Women's Choir | TEDxMinneapolisWomen
ENCORE! Twin Cities Women’s Choir
When Two Women Walk on Stage, it becomes a "Woman's Show"
2 Sugars Show
Pleasure to the People! Reclaiming Healthy Pleasure
Dr. Rachel Allyn
Bionic humans aren’t science fiction
Michael McAlpine
The Lasting Legacy of Place Names
Kate Beane, Ph.D.
Opportunities of the On-Demand Economy
Tom Fisher
Flying cell towers are what the global fight to end poverty needs
Rahul Tiwari
Meet You at the Red Bench
Dance your way to empowerment (no experience required)
Brian Bose
Performance at MacPhail Center for Music | Blythe Baird | TEDxMinneapolisWomen
Blythe Baird
Healing mental illness through brain network stimulation
Alik Widge
How Deep Brain Devices Open New Research into Brain Diseases
Jadin Jackson
Play Proud:Leveling the playing field for Muslim girls in sports
Fatimah Hussein
Engaging and empowering Somali youth
Mohamed Farah
The community transformed me when the system almost broke me
Jason Sole
Stop Training. Start Talking.
Leondra Hanson
Hip-Hop Diaspora and Diplomacy
Toki Wright
How nanoparticles can help solve the global food crisis
Christy Haynes
Reclaiming cultural identity and language through hip hop
Tou SaiK Lee
Going natural: embracing my curls and finding my voice
Alex West Steinman
Technoparenting: How tech can reconnect parents and kids
Lana Yarosh, Ph.D.
Struggling to survive America’s real-time nightmare
Sagirah Shahid
Why we should all eat bugs
Dr Sujaya Rao
This blind Ironman turns disability into possibility
Louie McGee
Summer’s Bounty—Ask Me For More
Pakou Hang
Be better than fine
Nora McInerny
Is Performing Art Worth the Struggle?
Vie Boheme
Are All Relationships Messy?
Carol Bruess, Ph.D.
Can a voice-interactive toy robot transform education?
DeLonn Crosby
Xenophobia in America: How we got here and what's at stake
Erika Lee
How cell phones and video gaming can help cancer patients
Dr. David Odde
Winter Innovation Grows Change for Northern Food System
Carol Ford
Dance as storytelling: Excerpts from Fires of Varanasi
Ragamala Dance Company
Stepping Into The Punch: Claiming Our Identity As America's North
Eric Dayton
Revealing our brain’s super-listening powers
Roger Dumas
Hack-Proofing Childhood: Ensuring our children's online safety
Zinet Kemal
3D Printed Prosthetic Hands for the World
Desineni Subbaram Naidu
Sex Trafficking in Your Back Yard
Vednita Carter
Honoring Indigenous Cultures and Histories
Jill Fish
How to see somebody naked
Nic Askew
Why we need each other to survive and thrive after loss
Anne Harbison
Food can fuel economic growth in underserved communities
Glenn Ford
Dance Performance at TEDxMinneapolis: Intention
Nkauj Ntxuam Dej
How indigenous hoop dancers see the world
Sampson Brothers
Kaleena Miller Dance | Kaleena Miller Dance | TEDxMinneapolis
Kaleena Miller Dance
The side of climate change we must debate: how do we adapt
Jessica Hellmann
Great Cities Begin With Sidewalks
Bill Lindeke
It’s okay not to be the center of the Universe
May Lee-Yang
Performance at MacPhail Center for Music | Ananya Dance Theatre | TEDxMinneapolisWomen
Ananya Dance Theatre
Copyrighting all the melodies to avoid accidental infringement
Damien Riehl
Performance at MacPhail Center for Music | Maria Isa | TEDxMinneapolisWomen
Maria Isa
Breaking the Cycle of Gun Violence
Sherman Patterson
Technology for the people, by the people
Kristen Murray
How indigenous values can help sexual violence victims heal
Nicole Matthews
Black kid white town: Hip hop, George Floyd, and brokenness
Performance by batteryboy | batteryboy – @batteryboymusic | TEDxMinneapolis
The invitation
Margaret Anderson Kelliher
The Geography of Inequality
Kevin Ehrman-Solberg
This Unlikely 1960s Space Tech Can Help Save the Bees
Rob Davis
Finding the words to heal from racial trauma
Dr Richard Lee
Places and Spaces and the Behavior They Create
Damaris Hollingsworth
Why I Wear Purple
Andrea Jenkins
The Poet Talks of Freedom
Tish Jones
Te power of “art and”
Laura Zabel
Can Virtual Reality Change Your Mind?
Thong Nguyen
Reap & Sow Performance on Apr 1, 2016 | Roe Family Singers Band | TEDxMinneapolisSalon
Roe Family Singers Band
How Genomics Will Change the Way We Treat Cancer Patients
George Vasmatzis
The impossible happens every day in the life of the refugee
Kao Kalia Yang
How our kitchen tables affect our ability to thrive
Tasoulla Hadjiyanni
Climate Change Through Art and Dance
Dr. Cecilia Martinez and Chitra Vairavan
Unraveling Gender: A Journey Through History and Self-Expression
Ruby Mathiason
Building bridges across racial divides: Let's keep building
Tru Pettigrew
What I Learned About Life from Death
Jane Whitlock
Turning “A Worker Shortage” into “A Globally Fluent Workforce”
R.T. Rybak
Let’s shape an economy that values connection over consumption
Neely Tamminga
A dream of touch when touch is gone
Black Label Movement
Harnessing the power of restlessness
Terry Esau
A grieving artist goes viral finding flow
Josie Lewis
Opening Light Performance | Enticing Entertainment | TEDxMinneapolis
Enticing Entertainment
Poor women are heroes, not victims
Fartun Weli
Performance at TEDxMinneapolis: Intention | Fires of 1918: Fantome Rosu Quartet
Fires of 1918: Fantome Rosu Quartet
School as a positive element of change in our food system
Bertrand Weber
Executive function skills are the roots of success
Stephanie Carlson
Improv Closing Performance
Theater of Public Policy
Composing for choir, orchestra—and video projections
Jocelyn Hagen
Sound and Color: I learned I have synesthesia and you could too
Sarah Kraning
Heritage: Seek the uncensored guttural truth
Romeny Chan
The revolutionary truth about kids and gender identity
Angela Kade Goepferd
Performance by Open Eye Theater | Open Eye Theater | TEDxMinneapolis
Open Eye Theater
Beat Box + Cello + Flute
Julie Johnson, Jacqueline Ultan, and DJ Snuggles
From COVID ICU to Ironman finish line
Ben O’Donnell
All The Lights On: Reimagining Theater to Include Everyone
Michelle Hensley
How to inspire like a rock star
Michael Fanuele
The Power of the Black Experience in the Classroom
Dr. Keith Mayes
To Save Farming We have to Save Farmers
Eric Sannerud
Live Performance @ TEDxMinneapolis | Sarah White + Band | TEDxMinneapolisSalon
Sarah White + Band
Singing is Your Birthright
Ariella Forstein
Voices of Hope from within prison walls
Amanda Weber