TEDxFIU: Defeating poverty with entrepreneurship

The journey to changing the world began with handing out water bottles to earthquake survivors in Haiti. That’s when, in January of 2010, American volunteer Julie Colombino ’03 initially heard an unexpected refrain, mostly from local women: “Need a job.” The FIU alumna is the founder and CEO of REBUILD globally, a nonprofit organization that fights […]

Top 5 TEDxFIU videos of all time, tickets for 2016 now available

As we prepare to celebrate five years of TEDxFIU Nov. 16, we thought we’d share the talks and performances from the last four years that have accumulated the most views. While it is a bit unfair for those from the earlier events who have had more time to garner views, some of these counts are above and beyond the average. […]

Apply to be a 2015 TEDxFIU speaker today!

Applications are now open for the 2015 TEDxFIU. Faculty, students and alumni are encouraged to apply to take the stage and share their great idea during our live event on Nov. 5 at the Wertheim Performing Arts Center. The theme for TEDxFIU 2015 is Always Forward, a nod to the future. As FIU celebrates 50 […]