Everything You Should Know About TEDXLagos happening this weekend

“When life gives you bananas, make banana bread,” Inspiring words of the TEDxLagos organiser Mercy Akamo as we countdown to the first ever TEDxLagos virtual conference themed UPSIDE. Per COVID-19 and movement concerns the world over, the event is leveraging on the full
advantage of technology and the internet by hosting this year’s edition on an online meeting app, “Hop in” this Saturday, 13th June 2020.

The carefully selected lineup of speakers will be sharing experiences and ideas that will change perspectives, provoke thought and inspire renewed hope for social impact. Frontline COVID-19 volunteer health worker, Dr Folakemi Ezenwanne, Climate change ambassador Professor Chukwumerije Okereke and serial entrepreneur cum tech expert, Chika Nwobi will grace the TEDxLagos virtual stage to speak on the theme for this year, UPSIDE.

There is also have a musical performance from singer, songwriter and humanitarian, Di’Ja and our host is radio presenter and member of the TEDxLagos team, BellaRose Okojie.
Registration is in its final lap for the next few days, so you can still register to attend.

In the event that you have enquiries to make, reach out to the team via direct message on social media (Twitter, Instagram & Facebook) @tedxlagosng. Get more information on the TEDxLagos website or by reaching out to the team via Direct Message on social media ––@tedxlagosng. 

ABOUT TEDX

TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organised events are branded TEDx, where x=independently organised TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organised.

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