TEDX Youth Ann Arbor coming to Skyline Saturday, April 22

Video by Jo Mathis/AAPS District News

“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


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