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CCSD announces participation of President & CEO Peggy Taillon in TEDxTheGlebeWomen, May 29, 2015

Ottawa, Ontario, May 27, 2015 – The CCSD is delighted to highlight Peggy Taillon’s role as a speaker at TEDxTheGlebeWomen’s upcoming event at the Museum of Nature. All speakers, performances and demos will be centered on the theme tiny ripples.

Peggy is part of an exciting group of speakers ranging from community activist to student, and from well-established to new-to-the-community. These five women will to bring a unique perspective to the TEDxTheGlebeWomen stage.

The event is expected to draw an audience representing all sectors of the city and nation, and will feature favourite TED talks, sections of the live TEDWomen webcast and more. The speakers include:

Andrea Hogue Reynolds: A woman, a feminist, a parent, and a partner, Andrea brings her positive energy and spunk to the stage.

Sarika Mathur: A grade 11 student at Trafalgar Castle School in Whitby, Sarika is set to bring her unique perspectives, passion and generous spirit to the stage.

Manjit Basi: A dynamic and engaging community builder in both the business and non-governmental sectors, Manjit brings a unique, creative and passionate perspective to the TEDxTheGlebeWomen stage.

Peggy Taillon: A passionate advocate for equality and social justice, a dynamic and compelling public speaker, Peggy believes we can create a strong, resilient, and caring nation that values the well-being and contributions of all its citizens.

Pamela Henry: A passionate, energetic woman who moved to Canada in 2000 to continue to walk her journey with her family, Pamela brings her zest for life and passion for humanity to TEDxTheGlebeWomen

Everyone is welcome! The day’s program, information about streamed content, recorded TED talks as well as ticket information are at: www.tedxtheglebewomen.com.

You can also join and contribute to the conversation on social media leading up the event using #ripplesofconversation.

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About TEDWomen

TEDWomen is a three-day international conference about the power of women and girls to be creators and change-makers. The program of speakers, workshops, events – and daring discussions – has sparked some of TED’s most iconic moments yet. Curated by TED and Pat Mitchell, TEDWomen 2015 will explore the bold issues that create momentum in how we think, live and work today.

TEDxWomen events are TEDx events (where x = independently organized) hosted around the live webcast of TEDWomen, and may also feature live speakers. TEDxTheGlebeWomen, is one of the many events happening around the globe that will expand on the ideas brought up at TEDWomen.

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