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TEDxWayPublicLibrary Tickets On Sale for March 12 Event

Posted Feb 27th, 2016 by Rose Mills  Category: Events, Toledo.com

 

Way Public Library is pleased to announce the speakers for our second TEDx event, taking place at the library in Perrysburg, Ohio on March 12, 2016 at 7:00 pm. Tickets are on sale now for $25. For more information about the event, please visit www.tedxwaypubliclibrary.com .
Six speakers will give the “talks of their lives” and share their innovative thinking and inspirational spirit with event attendees.

Clark Ausloos is currently a Masters candidate in Counseling at the University of Toledo, focusing on both school counseling and clinical mental health. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre and Dance from The University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. Clark has taught acting, music, dance and leadership across the country in addition to serving as the Artist in Residence at Utah State University in 2012.

Rachel McCartney is one of three partners in Deep In Design LLC, a Toledo startup design & commission firm established in 2013. Rachel spends her days as a stay-at-home-and-studio Mom as of June 2015. Aside from creating metalwork and other 3D art and working in arts administration in several cities, Rachel has spent her working life just about evenly between community development and green home building and restoration. A recent and ongoing project involving a 115 year-old 60 ton percussion press and 5,000 dies acquired from the oldest jewelry manufacturer in Toledo has sparked in her the archivist and preservationist.

Dr. Patrice McClellan is Associate Professor of Business and Leadership and Director of the Masters of Organizational Leadership program at Lourdes University. Dr. McClellan has published works in various journals and is also co-author of most recent book titled.” Herstories: Leading with the Lessons of the Lives of Black Women Activists.” In addition to her scholarly endeavors, Dr. McClellan was recipient of Toledo’s 20 under 40 Leadership Award in 2011.

Dr. Jennifer Sader is a consultant with expertise in communications, technology, and online and in-person learning. She holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Bowling Green State University, as well as a Master of Fine Arts in poetry and Bachelor of Fine Arts in English and creative writing, both also from BGSU. Jennifer is a recreational triathlete and open-water swimmer, and last year completed a 5K swim, the Sylvania Triathlon, and a half-iron-distance Aquabike race as a member of Team Endurance Fusion.

Dr. Adam Schneider is a postdoctoral research associate at the Ritter Astrophysical Research Center at the University of Toledo. Adam received his Ph. D. in astronomy from the University of Georgia in 2013, where his work focused on preparations for the Gemini Planet Imager Exoplanet Survey (GPIES), a survey devoted to directly imaging young planets around nearby stars. His current research continues to investigate how planetary systems form and evolve, with the hope of better understanding the diversity of exoplanetary systems.

Mamata Venkat is a Perrysburg native, and a 2014 graduate of Wright State University with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and a Minor in Spanish. She is currently pursuing a Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Certification at Wright State, with the aspiration of working in public health. Mamata is also employed with the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program and is a certified meditation instructor.

About TEDx, x = independently organized event
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)

About TED
TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or fewer) delivered by today’s leading thinkers and doers. Many of these talks are given at TED’s annual conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, and made available, free, on TED.com. TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Sal Khan and Daniel Kahneman.

TED’s open and free initiatives for spreading ideas include TED.com, where new TED Talk videos are posted daily; the Open Translation Project, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as translations from thousands of volunteers worldwide; the educational initiative TED-Ed; the annual million-dollar TED Prize, which funds exceptional individuals with a “wish,” or idea, to create change in the world; TEDx, which provides licenses to thousands of individuals and groups who host local, self-organized TED-style events around the world; and the TED Fellows program, which selects innovators from around the globe to amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities.

Follow TED on Twitter at http://twitter.com/TEDTalks, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/TED or Instagram at https://instagram.com/ted.

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