Posted by: the3rdi | November 30, 2011

TEDx HolyroodWomen comes to Scotland

TEDx HolyroodWomen comes to Scotland giving our women an opportunity to step into a global conversation.  So, w e invite you to make this evening a wonderful launch into the festive season – an occasion for making new connections and re-kindling, strengthening and deepening existing ones.  We anticipate a lively, thought-provoking evening, inspiring us as we move towards the New Year.

For tickets click HERE

The theme, aligned to the main US stage, is Relationships and the ties that bind us—to each other, to our communities, and to our most important institutions .

Speakers from Scotland include Heather Sim talking about  How relationships create vital space between what we currently know and what has yet to emerge. She will share the red spot carpet with Jackie Walker, Relation-Ships navigator , talking about  The ties that bind us Claire Fraser , fledgling singer songwriter will be sharing her music with us during the evening.

Direct from the main TEDx Women platform in New York we will be tuning in live to:

v   Shahira Amin – Egyptian journalist, former deputy head of Egyptian state-owned Nile TV

v    Matt Petersen – president, CEO and board member of Global Green USA

v    Laura Turner Seydel – national environmental advocate and eco-living expert

v    Tan Le – technology entrepreneur and business executive

v     Jennifer Siebel Newsom – filmmaker, actress, spokesperson & advocate

v     Noel Bairey Merz – director of the Cedars-Sinai Women’s Heart Centre

v    Marilyn & Alan Bergman – lyricists for film, stage, and television

TEDx HolyroodWomen will be an intimate gathering. There are just 40 places with tickets selling fast, so book now to avoid disappointment. Tickets cost just £20. Refreshments can be bought during the evening.
Ticket price covers technical and essential costs only. Generous gifts of time and resources have supported this not-for-profit event. We are grateful for the support of our partners, Macdonald Holyrood Hotel which is providing our venue, with thought out media ,   onlinevents and Rear View Music supporting filming, live streaming and sound on the night.

TEDx HolyroodWomen   6.30pm – 9.30pm GMT   Thursday,  1st December 2011
Holyrood Suite, Macdonald Holyrood Hotel, 81 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AU

  Organising group: Jo Birch, Sasha Shymina, Louie Gardiner, Pauline Holland
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