TEDxPasadena TRANSFORM was an incredible day filled with powerful speakers who transformed the way we think about so many things. Here's a list of some of our favorite quotes and takeaways from the big day: Lauren Gibbs Our first speaker of the day was Olympian Lauren Gibbs, who talked about leaving the corporate world and
We’re just one day away from TEDxPasadena TRANSFORM 2018! Here are some notes to help you navigate Saturday’s fun: When Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Where The Huntington Library 1151 Oxford Road San Marino, CA 91108 Event/speaker details + map http://tedxpasadena.org/event-details/ Parking details Free! Admission to The Huntington There is no
While Timothy Alexander was attending Erwin High School in Alabama, he was ranked the eighth best football player in the state. Along with his ranking came the opportunity to play for any college in the U.S. But his path changed drastically about 12 years ago when he was involved in a car accident that caused
In planning out the theme for our conference this year, we were fortunate enough to partner for a second year with Echo-Factory, an award-winning marketing and advertising agency based right here in Pasadena. The company was founded by Mike Schaffer 10 years ago – when the recession hit – with a mission to help good
TRANSFORM speaker series: Dana Budzyn Recent graduate in bioengineering Dana Budzyn was an intern at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory when she realized how health data could help solve some of the world's most puzzling medical mysteries. More importantly, she realized that it could provide people with a vested interest in and ownership of the cures.
Melissa Kobe is a Los Angeles-based photographer who helped photograph some of our leadership team and board of directors for our website this year. We're extremely grateful for her services and wanted to take some time to spotlight the amazing work she does. Melissa is a versatile photographer who does it all. She
Linda Hunter (left) and Esther Kamp (right) from Boston Private Southern California at our 2017 conference, RISE When we launched our first TEDxPasadena conference in 2015, we had two corporate sponsors that helped bring that event to life. Today we're excited to be highlighting one of them – Boston Private, a leading provider
When Jeffrey Bucholtz was attending college at UC Santa Barbara, he met a friend and mentor who changed his life forever: she inspired him to see how he could help people through social justice work and culture change. “In particular she helped me see that I could use my talents along with my privileges as
We're delighted this year to be continuing our partnership with a company that has supported us since 2016. Bolton & Company (also known as Bolton & Co.), is a full-service insurance broker based in California that handles the employee benefits, property and casualty and personal risk management needs for thousands of clients across the globe.
Dr. Rene Sotelo remembers a time in grade school when he put on a white coat and pretended that he was a scientist. “I knew from a young age that I was destined to be a doctor,” he said. “Since then, I dreamed of healing people and giving them the ability to live healthy and