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'An inspired path is not linear.' Libby Wagner should know. A trained poet and a former high school English teacher, Wagner's life has veered down several paths - from making less than $40,000 a year to cashing in her first six figure check. With poetry as her core, Wagner has reinvented herself multiple times and is now a trusted advisor and confidante to several CEOs and board members. She believes in poetry's power to not just simplify complex businesses but also help leaders find the right words to create messages that resonate with their employees. In her May …
As a child, Lisa Earle McLeod couldn't wait to grow up and go to work! Her Dad had a meaningful job as an Assistant Bank Manager safeguarding other people's money; her favorite TV star Mary Tyler Moore had her own show where she put out the news everyday. Given these role models, McLeod assumed all work would be fun and meaningful. She was in for a surprise. In this 2015 TEDxCentennialParkWomen talk, McLeod, who is a Sales Leadership expert, talks about the importance of working with purpose and how to be …
Throughout our 3rd Annual TEDxCentennialParkWomen Event, the Marketing Team curated many of the highlights posted on social with your help! Enjoy the TEDxCentennialParkWomen story as seen by our friends on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. #TEDxCPW
What a way to round off a great week! The third Annual TEDxCentennialParkWomen event on May 29th was a sold out event with drums, dances, and thought-provoking talks on education, medicine, business, personal growth, gender bias, women in the workplace and so much more. The proceedings got off to a heart-pounding start with Jo-Ann Radus' Drum Cafe inviting the audience to drum along. Small drums placed on each person's seat allowed the audience to participate and move to the same beat …
Xperience Play Jennifer Denning is the director of Atlanta InterPlay and the InterPlay performance group, Soulprint Players. As well as leading playshops throughout the metro area, Jennifer has brought the forms of InterPlay to women at Lee Arrendale State Prison and the Atlanta Pretrial Detention Center. Jennifer is also a director and teaching …
10 days to go for the third annual TEDxCentennialParkWomen event. The next couple of days will be busy ones for our speakers as they learn their speeches, conduct a walkthrough of the stage and prep for one of their most exciting days under the spotlight. Have you bought your tickets yet? We have very few left. Click here to buy. We're sold-out for 2015. Join us next year! See you on May 29, 2015! Follow us on twitter @tedxcpw for regular …
Sanam Azeem Performing Artist, Choreographer and Teacher Sanam Azeem is a performing artist, choreographer and teacher. She specializes in Eastern dance styles, including: Middle Eastern, Bollywood, Punjabi, Sindhi, Balochi, Pashtun, Afghani, Turkish Gypsy and Persian. Sanam is the also Artistic Director of Sanam Studios, an Atlanta-based dance company focused on South Asian and Middle Eastern dances. Her dance troupe 'Sanam Studios Dancers', …
Jo-Ann Radus Drum Café South Africa native Jo-Ann Radus has motivated and inspired hundreds of thousands of people globally with her insight and passion for effective communication, diversity, and collaboration. Her love of music as a universal language led her to partner with the South Africa-based company Drum Café almost 20 years ago. Using interactive drumming and rhythmic exercises she is …
Courtesy: Klaudia Tolman, TEDxWroclaw We have all wanted to be THAT person on stage: speaking confidently into the microphone, not hemming or hawing or sounding like Darth Vader who just came up ten flights of stairs. TED and TEDx speakers are known the world over for communicating their fantastic, creative ideas in a clear, cogent manner that enraptures their audiences. Now, you too can pick up a tip or two from our speaking coach …
LaChina Robinson Basketball Analyst and Reporter LaChina Robinson is a seasoned women's college basketball analyst and reporter and will begin her eighth season this year as the basketball analyst for WNBA’s The Atlanta Dream on Fox Sports South. Most recently, during the 2014-15 season, Robinson was an analyst on ESPN2’s women’s college basketball Sunday telecasts and during ESPN’s coverage of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship first and …

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