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“United” is the theme of the all-day TEDxYouth@AnnArbor 2017 coming to the Skyline High School Commons & Auditorium on Saturday, April 22 from 8am to 4pm.
Ticket includes light lunch and interactive technology exhibits. Prices are: students $5, adults $10, and families $30. They are available at the door or in advance at http://tickets.tedxya2.org
All organizers, speakers and volunteers are high school students from local public and private high schools.
The program includes:
Morning sets: 8 a.m. to noon:
“Spark the Change”
Mustafa Syed (12 Skyline): Why I will be the next billionaire
Kiran Kumar (11 Pioneer): Understanding my sister
Neha Seshdari (11 Skyline): Creativity & innovation in schools
Mary Claire Manley (11 Pioneer): Defying death: why we should extend health span
Kareem Shunnar (12 Skyline): Don’t count on me
“Break the Silence”
Anna Dang (12 Skyline): Just to clear the air
Madeline Small (11 Skyline): Sparking social change in 140 characters
Rutger de Voer (12 Community): The importance of traveling
Aabi La’al (12 Skyline): Beauty – the true beast
Joseph Ryan (9 Huron): Flags can be vexing
Brynne Hindle (11 Greenhills): Silence the secrets
Afternoon Sets: Noon to 4 p.m.
“Heal the Divide”
Yakirah Mitchel, Laila Krugman, Rachel Rothenberg (9 Skyline):
Speaking out against anti-semitism
Mecca Muhammad (11 Skyline): Identity crisis under a hajib
Lana Heaney (9 Skyline): No one is for sale
Anika Love (11 Skyline): Shadows of black masculinity
Bram Lesko (11 Skyline): System of failure
Sam Kass (10 Pioneer): Bullying: an unnatural disaster
“Aspire to Inspire”
Katherine Crawford (11 Pioneer): To publish or not to publish
Sam Martin (11 Skyline): Underestimated power of words
Rachel Starosta (11 Pioneer): What’s under your shirt?
Morgan Gilmore (11 Greenhills): Sustainable global solutions
Andie Kemmerle (12 Pioneer): Breaking Mormon
Phillip Crumm (7 Emerson): Never work a day in your Life