Welcome. On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, Newark Academy will host TEDxNewarkAcademy, an event created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading,” and licensed as an official TEDx program. TEDxNewarkAcademy will feature speakers from across the Newark Academy community who will focus their presentations on the event’s theme, Between the Lines, and engage audiences with short, carefully prepared talks and performances that foster learning, inspiration and wonder.

The talks at this year’s program include:

Session 1: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
• Tiana Barkley ’17: “Race and Ethnicity Through Hair”
• Candice Powell-Caldwell, Faculty: “A Mother’s Story and A Child’s Voice: Understanding Selective Mutism”
• Peter Lu ’17: “Modern Electronic and Classical Music”

Session: 2: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
• Tess Callahan, Faculty: “The Love Affair Between Creativity and Constraint”
• Kiran Damodaran ’17: “Destigmatizing Mental Health”
• Alice Fernandes ’16: “Third Culture Kids”

Please feel free to email us at TEDx@newarka.edu.