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Published on Apr 18, 2014
Assistant professor emerita in service at the Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, Michele Weldon introduces the first session of Discovery. She co-directed TEDx NorthwesternU 2014 with Nikita Ramanujam. 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.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)