We are so honored to have these amazing people be apart of TEDxChulaVista. We had over 100 applicants apply to share their ideas and stories with our audience. We present to you amazing people doing amazing things and overcoming challenging obstacles. We are thankful to each of them for their commitment to this amazing event.
Why Not Try!
Minerva Briseno-Diaz emigrated from Mexico to California in 2001 barely able to speak English. Through 11 years of hard work, she earned her degree from San Diego State University, and attained the status of Certified Public Accountant.
Creativity Fueled by Curiosity
Pixar Animator Victor Navone ask these questions, “Can curiosity fuel curiosity creative? Can creativity be the spark of opportunity?” This talk explores this intriguing idea.
What do You See
Malesha Jessie Taylor has sung with the greatest symphony orchestras around the country in genres ranging from Opera to Jazz to Experimental.
Cory Downs is a Sustainability Specialist with the City of Chula Vista and leads their residential energy and water efficiency and Climate Action Planning efforts.
Visualize your Obstacles
Jennifer Purdie is one of the first American women to run a full marathon on all seven continents. Endurance Athlete, Personal Trainer, Fitness and Nutrition Specialist,
Its a Challenge to be free
The artwork of Mr. Maxx Moses promotes longevity, growth, and spiritual well-being. As a professional graffiti artist, his work instills an overall feeling of peace and serenity at his clients’ locations.
The Journey of a Refugee Child
Senka Hadzimuratovic considers herself one of the luckiest people on Earth. She had just turned six when she and her family escaped Bosnian capital Sarajevo, her hometown, mere days before the city was besieged for nearly four years.
Seek Wise Council
The Evolution of Writing
Addicted to Service
Miguel Angel Aldrete is a local entrepreneur, author, and philanthropist. Miguel, a senior at Olympian High School, has been inspiring students to take action for over a decade.
The Love of Learning a Languages
Cultural diplomat Dave Huxtable loves language and espouses language learning for the sheer pleasure it brings. Throughout his life, he has mastered ten languages…so far.
My Social Media Confession
Maresa Friedman is a high impact strategist who gets clients to break through barriers they did not think possible.
The Aging Dancer’s Body
Jean Isaacs’ choreography has been performed in eight countries, winning awards and critical acclaim from theatre critics, universities, and arts foundations.
We are so fortunate to have Jahja Ling as a residence on our community. Antwon Lincoln sits down with Maestro Ling to discuss his career and the impact a conductor has over the orchestra.
“Enlightening the Human Spirt Relationships”
“Enlightening the Human Spirit Relationships”
The Power of Self-Talk
“What’s in your Food”
We would love to keep you updated on our next TEDxChulaVista evnet.