TEDxEvansville announces speakers for the event

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – TEDxEvansville announces the speaker lineup for its 2019 event, “Change.”

This is the event’s fifth year and will be moving to the venerated Shanklin Theatre at the University of Evansville

Nine speakers will present their ideas worth spreading on stage at Shanklin Theatre on the University of Evansville campus on Friday evening, November 8, 2019.

Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with some truly interesting and thought-provoking topics from a diverse array of speakers.

The speakers, who will each be giving a talk ranging from 5 to 18 minutes long, include:

 ● Lisa Barnett – ​Founder/ Executive Director, Southside Stars Youth Zone “The Heart of Lasting Change is Youth” ● Lewis Chaney – ​Business Storytelling Consultant, Public Speaking Coach “You Won’t Die From Public Speaking but Your Deal Might” ● Dr. Angela Graves – ​Audiologist, Hearing Healthcare Center “Breaking Down Communication Barriers”

● Ashley Sides Johnson – ​Author “The elephant in your office has a mental illness” ● Dr. Ashley Jordan, ​Executive Director, Evansville African American Museum “It’s Not My Story…Why Should I Care?” ● Jason Koger – ​Motivational Speaker, Actor “Why just survive when you can thrive?” ● Dr. Lisa Kretz – ​Associate Professor, University of Evansville “Bridging Theory to Action: Hope and Climate Change” ● Cindy Petrov Alfaro – ​Founder, Lawtina LLC “Why Engaging Your Community in Your Struggle Story Can Change The World” ● Josey Roth – ​Non-Profit Management & Freelance Researcher “What if Businesses Treated Employees like People?”

Ticket availability will be announced soon, so those interested in attending should follow TEDxEvansville on ​Facebook​, ​Instagram​ or ​Twitter​ to receive the latest information.

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