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TEDxChicagoWomen 2018
Park West, Chicago
December 4, 2018, 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM

We will simulcast an exclusive session
from TEDWomen 2018 and also feature
several live speakers, performers and interactive
activities to make a memorable afternoon.

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TEDxChicagoWomen 2018 Speakers

Pauly Ramirez Parra

Latinx – Designer - Humanist

Growing up as a part of multiple communities sculpted
Pauly Ramirez’s vision of tomorrow. Her perspective
bridges the breath and depth of diverse cultures, bringing a
fresh voice to our understanding of culture and commerce.
After graduating SAIC, Pauly embarked upon an
entrepreneurial journey to inspire and empower
underrepresented communities in traditional cultural
domains.

Rohina Malik

Playwright – educator - solo artist

Rohina Malik is an Award-winning Chicago playwright and solo performance artist. Rohina’s play THE MECCA TALES  and YASMINA'S NECKLACE were both nominated for a Joseph Jefferson Award for Best New Play.  Malik's critically acclaimed solo play UNVEILED has been presented in the US, Canada, Africa, and Europe. Malik was selected to receive the 2018 Lee Reynolds Award, given annually to a woman in theatre whose work has helped to illuminate the possibilities for social, cultural, or political change.

Prashanthi Raman

Trailblazer – Strategist - Mother

Prashanthi Raman is the Director of Public Policy for Lyft, a role that allows her to manage policy issues across the country where she negotiates with elected officials, builds relationships with third-party stakeholders, and speaks on behalf of the company.

Fabrice Braunrot

Health – Wellness - Optimizer

Fabrice Braunrot putting the skills he developed over 34 years as an advisor to many of the world’s wealthiest families to work to help a broader audience make the most of their personal health “portfolio”.

Dr. Michele Kerulis

Inspirational – Focused - Innovative

Dr. Michele Kerulis is an award-winning professor and licensed clinician who is passionate about teaching people how to obtain and maintain balance in their lives through the lens of sport psychology. As an author and professional speaker, Dr. Kerulis educates people about the role balance plays in having a successful life and how balance helps people become resilient during difficult times. She is a recognized leader at state, regional, and national levels, certified through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology and a member of the United States Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry.

Francie Arenson Dickman

Author. Analyzer. Essayist

Francie Arenson Dickman has been using her family as the source of writing material her whole life. Her personal essays have appeared in publications such as The Chicago Tribune, Huffington Post, Today Parents, Motherwell Magazine, Brain Child Magazine, among others. She lives in the same suburb of Chicago in which she grew up, with her husband, twin daughters and dog, Pickles. She received her B.A. from the University of Michigan and her J.D. from The George Washington University School of Law. Her first novel, Chuckerman Makes a Movie, will be published by SheWrites Press in October.

Kyla Guru

Security-Supergirl, STEMinist, Change-Maker

Kyla Guru is a 15-year-old high schooler and the founder/CEO of Bits N’ Bytes Cybersecurity Education. She aspires to be a catalyst for global change, being a 2018 Global Teen Leader, NCWIT AiC National Winner, & Stanford University #include fellow.

Past Events

David Ansell
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Bill Bucklew
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Paige Leigh Baker-Braxton
14:16
Candi Carter
9:39
Moran Cerf
Francie Arenson Dickman
Kyla Guru
9:49
Jennifer Holmgren
10:22
Mark Hyman
13:15
The JuJu Exchange
Coming Soon
Tracy Palandjian
Jason Saul
11:06
Rick Smolan
Rendel Solomon
12:05
Ashley Slim Stevenson

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WHERE
Park West, 322 West Armitage,
Chicago IL
WHEN
Tuesday, December 4th 2018
2-5:30 PM