TEDx Oak Park Women now online

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter

By Timothy Inklebarger

Staff Reporter

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.

Timothy Inklebarger

Email: tim@oakpark.com

Love the Journal?

Become our partner in independent community journalism

Thanks for turning to Wednesday Journal and OakPark.com. We love our thousands of digital-only readers. Now though we're asking you to partner up in paying for our reporters and photographers who report this news. It had to happen, right?

On the plus side, we're giving you a simple way, and a better reason, to join in. We're now a non-profit -- Growing Community Media -- so your donation is tax deductible. And signing up for a monthly donation, or making a one-time donation, is fast and easy.

No threats from us. The news will be here. No paywalls or article countdowns. We're counting on an exquisite mix of civic enlightenment and mild shaming. Sort of like public radio.

Claim your bragging rights. Become a digital member.

Donate Now

Reader Comments

No Comments - Add Your Comment

Note: This page requires you to login with Facebook to comment.

Comment Policy

Facebook Connect

Answer Book 2019

To view the full print edition of the Wednesday Journal 2019 Answer Book, please click here.

Quick Links

Sign-up to get the latest news updates for Oak Park and River Forest.

MultimediaContact us
Submit Letter To The Editor
Place a Classified Ad

Latest Comments