According to TEDxMaui: “Kim Rosen, MFA, is the author of Saved by a Poem: The Transformative Power of Words. Combining her devotion to poetry with her background in spirituality and psychology, she has touched listeners around the world with the power of spoken poems to heal and inspire individuals and communities. She is the co- creator of four CDs of spoken poems and music, and her work has been featured in O Magazine, The Sun, The New Yorker and Spirituality & Health Magazine.”
For those of you not familiar with TED Talks here is a brief summery from www.ted.com:
“TED is a small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences — the TED Conference in Long Beach and Palm Springs each spring, and the TEDGlobal conference in Oxford UK each summer — TED includes the award-winning TEDTalks video site, the Open Translation Project and Open TV Project, the inspiring TED Fellows and TEDx programs, and the annual TED Prize”
“In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, 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-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.”
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