Speakers

TEDxUofL 2017: GROWTH Speaker Line-Up

 

Speaker Position Title
SESSION ONE: Cultural Competency 10:00am-11:30am
Dr. Aaron Rollins Professor, Public Administration
University of Louisville
 Cultural competency in the public sector
Tony Belak, JD Former University Ombuds
University of Louisville
 Conflict is inevitable, but combat is a choice
Dr. Pradeep Deshpande CEO
Six Sigma and Advanced Control
 Scientific framework for world transformation
Dr. Brandy Kelly-Pryor Director
Center For Health Equity
 Cultural competency can’t be taught
SESSION TWO:  Community 12:00pm-1:30pm
John Hawkins Senior Program Coordinator
Center For Neighborhoods
 Building Community through Neighborhood Institute
Eric Blair Job Developer
Kentucky Refugee Ministries
 Failing refugees in ways we don’t see
Jessica Pendergrass Director
Louisville Grows
 How urban green spaces build community
 Lynn Rippy  Director
YouthBuild
 Youth communities of power
SESSION THREE: Creation 2:00-3:30pm
Mark Hogg Founder and CEO
Waterstep
 Pipelesss water infrastructures
Josh Miller COO + Co-Founder/Partner
IDEAS xLAB
 Artist innovation for creating a culture of health
Dr. Nat Irvin, II Professor, Business
University of Louisville
 What happens when everything changes
Ehren Reed Outreach Program Manager
Louisville Visual Art
 Collaboration, Creation and Community