TEDx Conference Returns to Cerritos College; Speakers Wanted

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Event Contact: Monique Valencia, Success Center 
Media Contact: 
Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; (562) 653-7878 

NORWALK, Calif. – November 1, 2017 – TEDx is returning to Cerritos College on April 3, 2018. The College hosted its first TEDx conference in March 2017 that featured dynamic faculty and community speakers. TEDx is independently run and is designed to encourage new ideas. TEDx at Cerritos College is currently seeking speakers with “ideas worth sharing” around the theme Strength in Diversity. Cerritos College is guided by its core value of celebrating diversity in people, philosophies, cultures, beliefs, programs and learning environments. Online applications will be accepted until January 1, 2018, and speakers will be notified on February 1, 2018.

For more information, requirements, and application, visit the Tedx Cerritos College web page, Presenter’s Application or contact Monique Valencia.

TED Talks began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages.

CONTACT: For more information, contact Monique Valencia


About Cerritos College:
 Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college’s district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Annually, more than 1,200 students successfully complete their course of studies, and enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at www.cerritos.edu.



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