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Featured Speaker: Nausheena Hussain

Nausheena Hussain is another voice you’ll hear on Saturday, October 13. She will share her hope of using the power of storytelling to build equity among community. She has seen the influence a story has to transform an environment from fear of the unknown to genuine curiosity to learn about others’ differences. As the co-founder…

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Featured Speaker: Cathy Heying

Need a Lift? Is that by car or in spirit? Chances are, if you meet Cathy Heying, you’ll find both. Cathy is the founder and Executive and Operations Director at The Lift Garage, a place where dependable auto repair service is paired with genuine customer service. The Lift Garage is a non-profit offering car repair…

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Featured Speaker: Chad Martin

When life presents a major shift in what you have come to define as your normal, how do you respond? Chad Martin found out his response six years ago when his wife, Pam, had a life-changing stroke. In a moment, life was altered dramatically–not only for Pam, but for Chad and their daughter Janessa, who…

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Featured Speaker: Dr. Chris Johnson

The Opioid Epidemic: How the Medical Industry Created a Public Health Crisis If you ask Dr. Chris Johnson about the opioid crisis, you will receive an honest, fiery, and unpretty truth about the healthcare industry. He has been working in healthcare for over 20 years and spent the first fifteen in the emergency room. As…

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Featured Speaker: Matt Fox

Matt Fox brings energy and enthusiasm to the stage on Saturday, October 13th, as he speaks about his work with passion. He will kick off TEDx Edina with a talk about how genetic research can change the lives of patients living with severe and rare neurological conditions. How did he find himself in this unique…

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Featured Speaker: Mark Wallace

Managing Complexity and Unlocking Creativity Upon meeting Mark Wallace, it is clear that he is an authentic person, husband, father and teacher. He has been an educator for 20 years, and currently teaches 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students in the Continuous Progress program at Highlands Elementary. He is passionate about equipping students for success,…

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Featured Speaker: Jack Becker

Artist and Community Builder In 1975, Jack Becker came to Minneapolis to finish his college degree at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. With a background in both theater and the visual arts, he gravitated to creating interactive art in and with communities. In 1978, he founded the nonprofit Forecast Public Art, which connects…

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Featured Speaker: Dr. Jane Oh

Authentic Healing Dr. Jane Oh embodies a kind and healing spirit throughout her roles as a wife, mother, friend, doctor and teacher, to name a few. For the past 27 years, she has kept very busy as an internal medicine doctor doing outpatient, clinic, and hospital care at Park Nicollet. At the same time, she…

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Featured Speaker: Stephanie Glaros

A Call to Connect “The Grateful Dead’s music touches on ground that most other groups don’t even know exists.”* Stephanie Glaros discovered the band in her teens, and that was her inspiration to travel, to be inquisitive, and to connect with other people. She attended her first Grateful Dead concert in Minneapolis in 1988, and…

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