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2022 Speaker Lineup
"10 Tools of Mountaineering"
Allyson is a project manager here in Spokane who loves spending as much of her free time outside as possible. In her talk, Allyson hopes to inspire other to seek meaningful experiences and grow in their relationship to the natural world.
"The Art of Food Preservation"
"The Housing Crisis"
Darin is a Spokane native, born and raised, and currently works for the Spokane Association of Realtors as the Governmental Affairs Director. What Darin loves most about TED Talks is the amazing platform for sharing critically important ideas from those who offer a new perspective.
"How to Listen"
J Mase III
"What Scammers Are Teaching Us"
"Community Through Food"
Among other titles he holds, Kris is a local foodie, business owner, and humanitarian. Kris loves TED talks for the variety of subject matter they address and that they give people the chance to hear average people speak.
Mary Anne Ruddis
"How Grief Can Lead to Growth"
Mary Anne is the Executive Director at Elevations, a Nonprofit Children’s Therapy Resource Foundation in Spokane Valley. What Mary Anne loves most about TED talks is the concise conveyance of ideas across a wide spectrum of topics.
"The Silent Addiction"
Patrick is landscape architect in Bothell, Washington but spends as much time as he can traveling and spending time in Spokane. When not working on his TEDx talk, you can find him fishing, speaking to patients at treatment centers, or watching his boys play sports.