Talks with Melissa Majors
Melissa has mastered the art of delivering brain-friendly talks that engage her audiences and spark inspiration. She consistently earns high satisfaction ratings from her audiences. Melissa delivers talks on a variety of subjects associated with leadership, learning, and inclusion. Visit https://melissamajors.com to learn more.
Jewel Love - CEO, Champions Mental Health
Jewel Love, CEO of Champions Mental Health provides snippets from talks focusing on optimal mental health and emotional well-being, reducing mental health stigma, and emotional well-being. Contact www.championsmentallhealth.com to book your next Champions session.
Following the Leadership LAW into Action | Lawrence Henderson | TEDxYoungstown
Life is like a card game, we're all dealt a hand. Lawrence Henderson, speaks on the difference between those who just play and those who know why they are playing is found in Following the Leadership LAW to Action. This LAW is us getting in the game and not just playing, but making a decision to intentionally Live. Lawrence Henderson, a Leadership & Organizational Development people hacker, draws on the progressive understanding it takes self-awareness & action to see change. The art of connecting the dots within individuals /organizations is difficult when people are not engaged. As a decorated combat veteran, Lawrence utilizes life’s experiences as a means to bridge the gap between where we are to where we desire to be. All while providing comprehensive practical learning environments. As the phrase goes, Actions speak louder than words. Actions present us with something tangible and quantifiable. More than ever, we need to lead intentional authentic lives. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Inclusive Thinking: Rewiring Your Brain for Greater Innovation | Ashley Rivenbark | TEDxUNCCharlotte
Inclusion drives innovation. Ashley Rivenbark is a learning and development specialist with a passion for diversity and inclusion work professionally and personally. Ashley explores how inclusive spaces can lead to more innovative environments through three behaviors that individuals and organizations can implement. Recorded August 20, 2020. Ashley Rivenbark (艾莉) is a Senior Associate of Leading for Equity & Inclusion at Catalyst, a global non-profit that conducts research for and collaborates with organizations to shape and execute inclusion learning and development goals. Ashley completed her undergraduate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies (Chinese) and Romance Languages (Spanish). She went on to receive a Master of Science in Management from Wake Forest University in May 2016. Ashley holds a Diversity & Inclusion Certificate from Cornell University. Outside of work, Ashley cohosts a podcast through the U.S. State Department’s Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Alumni Society. She is also dedicated to equity and inclusion work in her community through her involvement with Charlotte’s Community Building Initiative’s Equity Impact Circles and her selection to the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance’s Emerging Business Leaders program. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
SVP Los Angeles
Infinite Flow - An Inclusive Dance Company - SVPLA Fast Pitch 2019
Presenter: Marisa Hamamoto, Founder, CEO, Artistic Director of Infinite Flow - An Inclusive Dance Company (infiniteflowdance.org) Presented at Social Venture Partners Los Angeles' (SVPLA) Fast Pitch Showcase event, Thursday 21st March 2019 at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre, Los Angeles. Learn more about SVPLA at svpla.org
Why we need more empathy in the workplace | Shola Kaye | TEDxPeckham
Shola Kaye speaks about the similarities between singing and public speaking Shola Kaye is a professional singer and an author. She wrote her book, How to be a D.I.V.A. at Public Speaking, to share the similarities between singing and public speaking and to encourage more people to enjoy presenting at conferences and meetings. She has contributed to Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar and the BBC. Furthermore, she quit her office job to become a Jazz and Motown singer and has now performed on four continents. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx