May 20, 2023
"Wordplay" is an examination of the diverse forms of expression that are used to convey emotions, drive change, and express ideas. The presence, or lack thereof, of words has the power to influence our minds and expose our vulnerabilities. Words can be used to unite us, but also have the ability to manipulate and create barriers within each other. "Wordplay" encompasses the freedom of expression, the possibility within different forms of communication, and the nuances of meaning.Learn More
How the Blind See the World
Christine Ha talks about her personal experiences being blind and how it shaped her perspective on how people treat the disabled. She sheds light on how many of the things we take for granted everyday are not always so accommodating to others who deal with disabilities.
Surviving Auschwitz, you had to have guts
Rose Schindler was born and raised in Seredne, Czechoslovakia. Rose was deported to Auschwitz II-Birkenau along with her parents, aunt, five sisters and two brothers when she was just 14 years old. This is the personal story of Rose surviving the Holocaust, starting a new life, ultimately finding love, joy and her life’s purpose.
How to Figure Out Who You Are as an Asian American
Mayuko shares her experience growing up as Japanese American and the lessons learned throughout. From challenges of growing up as a minority, to finding purpose and fulfillment in her Software Engineering career, her mental health journey, and ultimately to her creating content on Youtube. In crafting together the different pieces of her life, she'll share what she's learned to helped her define and own her own identity
Why the Rich are Getting Richer
Robert Kiyosaki is an entrepreneur and the author of “Rich Dad Poor Dad”, the #1 bestselling personal finance book of all time. In his talk, he discusses the power of financial education and how it relates to income inequality