TEDx Memphis 2018 speakers announced

By Elle Perry  –  Digital Producer, Memphis Business Journal

The lineup for TEDx Memphis 2018 has been revealed.

The event takes place January 6 at the Halloran Centre in Downtown Memphis. Tickets are available now.

The 24 speakers are as follows:

  • Jen Andrews, CEO of Shelby Farms Park + Conservancy
  • Dr. Justin Baker, chief of quality of life and palliative care at St.Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Ekundayo Bandele, founder of Hattiloo Theatre
  • Cinthya Bolanos and Kynnedy Tuggle, students at Rhodes College
  • Josh Campbell, storyteller at Spillit Memphis
  • Suzanne Carlson, Transportation and Mobility manager at Innovate Memphis
  • Sarah Carpenter, cofounder and executive director of Memphis Lift
  • Elizabeth Cawein, director of Music Export Memphis
  • Briahna Chambers, instructor at Tech901
  • Katrina Coleman, co-creator and producer of “You Look Like” web series
  • Elena Delavega, Ph.D., associate professor of Social Work at the University of Memphis
  • Hardy Farrow, executive director of LITE Memphis
  • Brit Fitzpatrick, founder of MentorME
  • Demetria Frank, associate professor of the University of Memphis School of Law
  • Terri Freeman, president of the National Civil Rights Museum
  • Logan Guleff, celebrity chef
  • Drew Holcomb, musician
  • Boo Mitchell, owner of Royal Studios
  • John Newman, attorney at Baker Donelson
  • Dorchelle Spence, vice president of Riverfront Development Corporation
  • Josh Spickler, executive director of Just City
  • Gregory Thompson, director of Research and Strategy at Clayborn Reborn
  • Joseph Wooten, musician in the Steve Miller Band
  • Joshua Yates, cultural sociologist at the University of Virginia