TEDxMcMasterU - February 20, 2021
Shelley's Journey: A Message to Caregivers | Tom Sterling | TEDxMcMasterU
Redefine your Life with Meaning, Following Profound Adversity | Jeff Sutherland | TEDxMcMasterU
5 Steps to Help You Dare to Live the Life You Want | Jayne Huhtanen | TEDxMcMasterU
A Virtual Conference
An Afternoon of Powerful Speakers
Feb 20th, 2021
An afternoon filled with brilliant speakers, thought-provoking ideas and mind-blowing conversations. TEDxMcMasterU is a unique, non-profit event that will unleash new ideas, inspire and inform. No McMaster University affiliation is required to attend.
All tickets include full access to all TEDx talks, musical performances, as well as movement sessions offered by Quick Hit Yoga by Martha. There will also be live fire-side chat sessions where you'll have the opportunity to network and engage with our speakers. Purchase your ticket before February 12th to receive a complementary Dare package in the mail –– filled with TEDxMcMasterU swag.
Even with the difficulties with a virtual environment, we guarantee that this will be a one-of-a-kind event.
Ready to be inspired? These dynamic speakers hail from far and wide to share their experiences, stories, and ideas with you.
2x Olympian, 3x Track & Field International Medalist
Segun Makinde is a 2x Olympian, Keynote Speaker, Athlete Council Member, Community Ambassador, Podcaster, and 3x International medalist. He believes that being an Olympian is more than just going to the Olympic Games, and uses his unique perspective combined with over 13 years of high performance and Olympic experience to positively impact and inspire individuals and organizations to do what they think is impossible, by tapping into their own, “Inner Olympian”. Segun remains active in his hometown as a Community Ambassador for Christie Lake Kids and serves as a member of the Athletics Canada Athlete Council as a way of giving back to the community and his sport. He is currently preparing for the 2021 Olympic Games which will be held in Tokyo, Japan.
International Best-Selling Author, CEO of Reviewerly, Inc. & High School Student
Peter Yang is a high school student from Hamilton, Ontario. He is the international #1 bestselling author of The Art of Writing and the CEO of Reviewerly, Inc. Since getting published at age 15, his book has sold thousands of copies worldwide and gained over 100 reviews on Amazon.com, outranking industry classics like The Elements of Style. His startup received $3,000 in funding from McMaster University's Forge business incubator, where he set a record as the youngest founder to ever get accepted. His company has also been featured on Global News Radio, The Hamilton Spectator, Cable 14, and the front page of Product Hunt. Peter was recognized as a finalist in Innovation Factory's 2020 LiONS LAIR pitch competition and has been fortunate enough to deliver talks at the DeGroote School of Business and Hack the Hammer II.