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These boots are made for walking…back up the TEDx stage in 2013! Molly Barker from Girls on the Run will be back again, red boots included, for this year’s TEDxCharlotte. She talked about seeing past your current reality and being free at last in this video from her 2011 talk:  Do you play it safe and stick to black or brown shoes instead of going with the color that speaks to your personality? Molly steps outside the box in her red boots to find her freedom. Sometimes it’s easier to stay in the box than to risk being vulnerable on the outside of it, butRead More →

 (Charlotte, NC) October 5, 2011 – Final preparations for TEDxCharlotte 2011 “Risk-takers and Dream-makers” are underway as October 15th approaches. The staging at Queens University of Charlotte is near completion, artists are selected, speakers are rehearsing and a title sponsor – Signature Healthcare – has signed on.   The Floating Brain Focusing on the Technology and Design aspect of TED with a big dose of Entertainment, the TEDx team of Mike Wirth, Mike Watson, Drew Kinney, Rick Fitts and Pat Dortch are building “the Floating Brain”, which will bring the theme of “Risk-takers and Dream-makers” to life during TEDxCharlotte. The brain–constructed of wire wood, wire,Read More →