Conference Notes / TED Talk Notes

[TED Talk Notes] Chimamanda Adichie: The danger of a single story

Chimamanda Adichie: The danger of a single story “The problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, it is that they are incomplete.” “Consequence of telling single stories is that it robs people of their dignity” “Stories can be used to empower and to humanize… …can be use to break the dignity of people, … Continue reading

Advice / Leadership / Op-Ed / Conference Notes / TED Talk Notes

A Summary on Inspiration and Taking Action – Following Live Tweets from #TEDxUW & #DOT11 & #TEDxVan2011

We can’t always be in 3 places at once, but it’s exciting how technology can help us capture these moments and take us there. Crowdsourcing, oui? Today I will be following #DOT11 (Toronto) and #TEDxUW (Waterloo), and #TEDxVan2011. I’m going to keep notes  on some of the major themes I notice, my favorite quotes throughout … Continue reading

Community / Friendships & Relationships / Personal / Travel

TEDxToronto 2010 (Part I): A Visual Recap

The story of my (7am-2am) day at TEDxToronto…through pictures! (Please click on one of the links below to view my photo albums – *Photo Album Preview Below*) Flickr Facebook Facebook (non users) It’s officially been 1 week since #TEDxToronto 2010 and I wanted to share my (behind-the lens) experience with everyone. Little did I know … Continue reading