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Uploaded on Jan 27, 2011
Rachel Simmons is passionate about teaching her students to be responsible leaders and citizens as well as accomplished artists. Her interests range from collaborative community art projects to climate change, marine pollution and ecotourism. Research and geography inform her work; she traveled to Antarctica in 2008 and 2009, and will visit Iceland this summer to study appropriate scale and the sustainable landscape.
About TEDx, x= independently organized event
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.