If you weren’t able to make it to the fourth annual TEDx Oak Park Woman Conference held in December at the Nineteenth Century Club, you can now catch the lecture series online at https://tedxoakparkwomen.com/talks.
This year’s forum focused on the theme “showing up” and featured 10 Oak Park speakers, including:
Aishwarya “Aishu” Ravindran, who performed a foundation solo dance, which had the prestigious opportunity to perform in Bharati Vidya Bhavan in Mylapore, Chennai.
Cate Readling, co-founder of Oak Park Scouts for Equality and an organizer with Oak Park Call To Action and the People’s Lobby.
Christa Desir, who writes contemporary fiction for young adults, including Fault Line, Bleed Like Me, Other Broken Things, Love Blind, and Four-Letter Word.
Cynthia K. Wade, founder and managing director of do-over.me, a nonprofit that provides practical support to people in career transition.
Jeanne Malnati, licensed psychotherapist, expert in workplace wellness, and founder and CEO of the Culture Group.
Kamau “Maui” Jones, founder and artistic director of Echo Theater Collective.
Kara Jackson, Adroit Journal mentee and award-winning writer, also an alumna of the Spoken Word Club at OPRF High School.
Morgan Field, author of the six-time award-winning, Amazon best-selling book, Epic Sexy You.
Reesheda Graham-Washington, founding CEO of LIVE 2.0 LLC and executive director of Communities First Association.
Susan L. Adler, therapist who was named Chicago Social Worker of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers Chicago Chapter.