My dad cried when we had to leave China. I tell friends that my family was “deported,” but it would be more apt to say we were formally “nudged” out of the country. At nine years-old, the sudden rush to pack and then my first overnight train-ride was actually a welcome and exciting resolution to what was in the end a four-month adventure. We were headed back to Hong Kong: my glistening emerald city and the only home I had ever known. To me it was a dreamy metropolis with movie theaters, malls, and soft-serve ice cream trucks, while mainland China was intimidating, confusing, and at times jarring.Read More
Imagine being immersed in riveting, mind-expanding talks, enchanting musical performances, and an overall thought provoking experience. This is TEDxNashville.
Leaders from the Nashville community organize TEDxNashville under a license from TED, in the spirit of the TED mission – to spread ideas that matter.Read More
TEDxNashville 2017 is here. Today, at 6pm, I, along with thousands of Nashvillians and visitors from around the country will watch, listen, and be inspired by an esteemed lineup of thinkers and doers pushing the boundaries of human experience and understanding. Read More
Dr. Steven Schlozman was on the phone—on one of those long and dreaded holds—when he received the invitation to speak at this year’s TEDxNashville: “When I was selected I was perusing my e-mail in an attempt to rescue myself from the boredom of being stuck on hold…Read More