So, in the middle of law school exams, I’ll be speaking at the TEDxAdamsMorganWomen event celebrating both women and the wonderful Adams Morgan community at the Sitar Center all happening this Saturday (December 1st!) from 1-6pm.

If you are interested in attending and haven’t purchased your tickets yet – the time is now! Tickets are $35 but will bump up to $50 on Friday.

And if you can’t join the event, but you are free Saturday evening? Come and join us for our VIP reception and after-party at Perry’sTickets are only $30 and it is a great opportunity to network, learn more about TEDx events, get to meet the speakers, and celebrate Adams Morgan on the (enclosed) rooftop overlooking this wonderful community.

Besides me, here is the list of fantastic presenters –

And, the arts program we have in store:

  • Cecilia Cackley, As a puppeteer, she has worked with GALA Hispanic Theatre, the O’Neill Puppetry Festival, the Avignon Off and the Source Theater Festival.
  • Elizabeth Ashe, As an artist and poet, her work explores the domestic and public spaces we remember, save, construct and leave behind.
  • Madeleine Cutrona– As an artist, Madeleine uses installation and performance to explore who has the power to make decisions in society.
  • Angela Ingram, an Afro-Brazilian dancer, is trained in several techniques including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Fred Benjamin, Frank Hatchet, Luigi Style of Jazz, Cecchetti style of Ballet as well as Tap and Hawaiian.

In addition, we’ll be livestreaming from TEDxWomen (this is the international event taking place the same day) featuring a session exploring the space between disruption and moving forward. The speakers will be:

  • Veteran ABC journalist Bob Woodruff and his wifeLee Woodruff on starting over after a traumatic brain injury
  • Conflict zone reporter Janine di Giovanni on the human cost of war
  • Charlotte Beers former CEO of Ogilvy & Mather as well as former Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs
  • Music prodigy Lourds Lane on re-creating yourself as the superhero of your own design
I hope you can join us!

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