When was the last time you watched a TEDTalk, or longed to satisfy your intellectual famishment by listening to someone talk about an idea or something that sparks up ingenuity?
Imagine a day filled with brilliant speakers, thought-provoking video and mind-blowing conversation. This is what can obviously quench a deep intellectual thirst and inundate you with inspiration. There’s been an avalanche of motivational events in recent times, and that’s not what TED seeks to do.
TEDTalks are talks by individuals sharing ideas that are worth spreading. These talks are collected at TED events around the globe. Several Individuals have shared amazing ideas from simple things that we don’t see to global ideas that are actually changing the way we think. TED is a go-to event to satisfy your intellectual thirst and build up network of individuals that are actually creating ideas that are worth sharing. In the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading.” TEDxLegon is an independently organized event meant to create a TED-like experience in our community. Such TED-like events have been in places like Dzorwulu, Spintex, KNUST, GardenCity, CapeCoast, Accra and now Legon.
This year’s event is the maiden TED-like event for the Legon community, and seeks to explore ideas that are causing evolution in the country. TEDxLegon would be featuring speakers from several walks of life. Some of the speaker’s include;
- Gabriel Opoku-Asare, Coporate Affairs Executive at Unilever, exploring the mentality that causing evolution.
- Maximus Ametorgorh, Social Media Strategist, exploring the technology of tomorrow in a talk he’s titled ‘The virtual future’
-Aisha Addo, Women Advocacy Activist, telling us how she has been working to empower young women in Ghana and beyond.
-Francis Okoto Anson, Industrial Mathematician/Chemical Engineer, sharing how he used mathematical model to solve a problem.
-Nadine Rix, Organizational restructuring expert, sharing Organizational Evolution in Africa – Bridging the exposure gap-Beatrice Abena Adu – Jornalist, sharing how to tell a story that makes headline.
-Ofie Kudjoe – Lifestyle coach and songstress, Speaking on Evolving into the the Absolute: Living life, Loving Life and Living Love”
Other speakers include, Daniel Owusu, Jeremiah Buabeng, Akua Akyaa Nkrumah, Rhyme Sonny, Albert Kusi.
This event is happening on the 28 |11|2015 and tickets are going for GHC 30. Follow our facebook page(facebook.com/tedxlegon) for more information. Also call 0560223350, or 0249049313.