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Swiss Cheese

In my travels, when I visit a place that has a food named after it, I’m always interested to find what it is actually like to the locals. When I visited Switzerland, my first interest was to find Swiss cheese.

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TED Salon June 2019

In the NYC HQ of TED Conferences, occasionally they host small private events — an opportunity to meet incredibly interesting people, and also to get a mid-week jolt of ideas and energy from a handful of fresh speakers.

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TED World Theatre

Proud to be included in this discussion about the upcoming TED2019 conference. On the video wall were some of my fellow TEDx producers from around the world, participating in realtime.

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Trans-Sensitivity as an Educator

As an educator, my only goal is to inspire students to learn. Sometimes I encounter sex/gender-variant people in my classroom, and in the interest of being the best ally possibly, I asked a trans woman a bit about etiquette. Here is a transcript of the chat.

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Inside Risk

What would you do if you discovered that an employee was being held hostage by kidnappers? This incredible leadership training program recreated a real case with just that circumstance.

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Four Dozen Years

Today my life has been four dozen years. In many ways, this has felt like “the year I turned middle-aged” – marking the beautiful beginning of a new phase.

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