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HUB 206

Curator & PResident

Abby Waterhouse  |

Vice President & treasurer

| Olivia Lechthaler |

We expand the frame of the possible, elevate the human condition, and empower the people who make it all possible; we are TEDxPSU, a licensed TEDx organization that understands the power of an idea, and the power we hold in our hands for each one that we spread. 

Ideas may be the foundation for our events, but our people are its bedrock. Each year TEDxPSU  gathers students who are looking to be a part of the nexus for change by hosting events dedicated  to spreading ideas. The events are centered around our speakers, but their ideas reflect who we are and what we stand for; we feature big names and small, giving anyone a voice so long as they have an idea worth spreading. 

Our Mission

About Tedx

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, often in the form of short talks delivered by leading thinkers and doers. Many of these talks are given at TED Conferences,intimate TED Salons and thousands of independently organized TEDx events around the world. Videos of these talks are made available, free, on and other platforms.

Audio versions of TED Talks are published to TED Talks Daily, available on all podcast platforms. TED's open and free initiatives for spreading ideas include, where new TED Talk videos are posted daily; TEDx, which licenses thousands of individuals and groups to host local,  self-organized TED-style events around the world; the TED Fellows program, which selects innovators from around the globe to amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities; The Audacious Project, which surfaces and funds critical ideas that have the potential to impact millions of lives; TED Translators Program, which crowdsources the subtitling of TED Talks so that big ideas can spread across languages and borders; and the educational initiative TED-Ed. TED also offers TED@Work a program that reimagines TED Talks for workplace learning.

TED also has a growing library of original podcasts, including The TED Interview with Chris Anderson, WorkLife with Adam GrantFar Flung with Saleem Reshamwala and How to Be a Better Human.

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, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection. 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.

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