A conversation with Fatène Ben-Hamza after her TEDxJacksonville Talk

A conversation with Fatène Ben-Hamza after her TEDxJacksonville Talk

We touched base with Fatène Ben-Hamza to find out what's been happening since her TEDxJacksonville talk. “A lot has changed in Tunisia over the last five years. We have gone from dictatorship to revolution to political transition to what looks like the beginning of a promising,...

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Music Unites Us Event Recap

On June 16th, TEDxJacksonville partnered with Don’t Miss A Beat (DMAB) to host “Music Unites Us,”  a Salon dedicated to exploring music’s ability to convey stories about emotion, equity, access and social justice.   The sold-out crowd filled DMAB’s building in the Woodstock neighborhood of Jacksonville....

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Diving in Deep with Jennifer Adler

Diving in Deep with Jennifer Adler 7 Questions After a TEDxJacksonville Talk   Jennifer Adler’s love for the sea led her to pursue a degree in marine biology, and when she received her first job offer to work as a biologist at USGS in Florida, she eagerly accepted....

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June 16 Salon: Music Unites Us

What do the musical Hamilton and Beyonce's Lemonade have in common? Both are works of blistering genius defying definition, exploding boundaries, and emancipating their storytellers to build new narratives through music. Music is a unique expression of human creativity and a powerful medium for change. [vc_separator type="transparent"...

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Aging: Everybody’s Doing It! Salon Event Recap

Simply because of the title — "Aging: Everybody's Doing It!" — many would have expected an older audience in attendance. However, this TEDxJacksonville Salon, brought together a diverse audience. It seems we’re all interested in this common thread we face, growing older and caring for...

TEDxSalon: Real Talk for Women's Health

May 10 Salon: Real Talk for Women’s Health

Women and men are not the same—especially when it comes to their health risks, and the sometimes surprisingly different ways the two sexes respond to disease or treatment. From bone and cardiovascular disorders, to Alzheimer’s, stroke, depression, and sexual and reproductive health problems, women are at...

Catalyst Salon Recap: What is Jacksonville’s Identity?

At a special Catalyst Salon held March 16th, participants worked to identify the challenges Jacksonville faces in promoting positive change that advances our community.  Four key concerns were discussed: the lack of a compelling civic narrative or “brand” identity for the city; how divisive politics...

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TEDxJacksonville 2016 To Be Fear Less at the Florida Theatre

TEDxJacksonville is making major changes to its annual conference — changing venues for the first time, doubling the size of its audience and adding new engagement “Adventures.” [vc_separator type="transparent" position="center" up="10" down="0" icon_pack="font_awesome" fe_icon="arrow_back" icon_type="normal"] “Fear Less” — the TEDxJacksonville 2016 conference — will bring talented speakers...

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7 Questions for Tessa Duvall

Tessa Duvall joined The Florida Times-Union as the education, children and families reporter in December 2014. She graduated with Bachelor’s degrees in journalism and sociology from Western Kentucky University in December 2013 and spent a year reporting on education from the dusty oil fields of West Texas before moving...

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Join Us for Our April 16th Salon on Aging

America is aging rapidly. What does this mean in a 21st-century society? By 2030, the U.S. population over age 65 is expected to exceed 88 million people. That’s twice as many as today. Yet, as a nation, we are woefully unprepared to address the challenges—much less take...