REIMAGINE is the 1st edition of TEDxButler 2021: The change, the possibilities, the transformation, the difficulties, the catalyst. The only limitation is imagination. REIMAGINING can lead both to creativity and disappointment.TEDxButler will discover and curate speakers, entertainers, and artists who will share their REIMAGINE ideas and stories at Architekt in a half-day event.
Affectionately known as the #KillerPitchMaster, Precious is a world class master communicator who works with successful entrepreneurs and speakers and helps them take their professional pitching and speaking skills to the next level. With over 26 years of experience in creating unique speaking and public speaking techniques, Williams is also known for her innovative training programs and services to her clients and sales teams at Fortune 500 companies. These companies include Google, Microsoft, LinkedIn, NBC Universal. As a 13-time national business elevator pitch champion, Williams has been on top television shows and publications for her pitching, branding, and professional speaking skills. She was featured on Season 8 of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” Forbes Magazine, CNN, ABC, MSNBC, Wall Street Journal, and the movie, “LEAP.” In 2019 and 2020, Precious became a 2X best-selling author of the #1 business book series, “Bad Bitches with Power Pitches: For Women Entrepreneurs and Speakers Only” and has been featured on Time Square billboards, top podcasts and stages around the world. Williams is a graduate of Spelman College and Rutgers School of Law. She currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Nafees is a rising senior at Fair Lawn High School, located in Fair Lawn New Jersey, and plans to major in environmental engineering in university. Currently, Nafees is a member of the Fair Lawn Green Team Committee, Gardening Committee, and is the high school student representative to the Fair Lawn Board of Education. In addition, Nafees has won a number of awards from organizations such as the NJ department of Research and Development, the Department of Health, the US Academic Decathlon and many others. He has experience in environmental policy through his work as a policy intern for the Justin Krebs Campaign for City Council in New York City, and is the executive assistant to the CEO of the Green Books Foundation, a non-profit organization that strives to solve environmental and education related issues. As a Tedx Speaker, Nafees is excited to share his ideas for how average citizens can help solve current environmental issues.
Jessica S. Henry is an award-winning author, professor, legal commentator, social justice advocate, and blogger. After obtaining her J.D. from N.Y.U. School of Law, Henry served as a public defender in New York City for nearly a decade. Her new book, "Smoke But No Fire: Convicting the Innocent of Crimes that Never Happened," won the 2020 Montaigne Medal award for most thought-provoking book and the INDIE forward Book of the Year Award (Silver, Political and Social Science). She also was the recipient of the First Horizon Award for superior work by a debut author. Henry's research and teaching focus on wrongful convictions and severe sentences, such as the death penalty and life without parole. Henry frequently appears as a commentator about criminal justice and the criminal legal system on national and local television and radio, and is widely cited in the mainstream media. In 2015, Henry received the Montclair State University Distinguished Teacher Award for excellence in teaching. Visit her website.
Damon Hack joined Golf Channel in 2012 and currently serves as a co-host for Golf Today. He also is a contributing writer for GolfChannel.com and conducts interviews during tournament broadcasts throughout the year.
Hack came to Golf Channel from Sports Illustrated where he was a senior writer covering golf and the NFL. Before joining the magazine, he covered golf and the NFL for The New York Times and golf and the New York Knicks for Newsday. He also previously covered the San Francisco 49ers for the Sacramento Bee.
Born in Los Angeles, Hack graduated from UCLA with a bachelor's degree in history, and from UC Berkeley with a master's degree in journalism.
He lives in Connecticut with his wife and triplet sons.
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Carl Gould is a worldwide leading authority on business and entrepreneurship. He is an entrepreneur who built three multi-million dollar businesses by age 40. His company, 7 Stage Advisors helps organizations grow to the next level. 7 Stage Advisors, has mentored the launch of over five thousand businesses. Some of the companies he’s helped are companies like Allstate, American Idol , USA Olympic Track, IBM, McGraw-Hill and the US Army.
Gould created the farthest-reaching business mentoring organization in the world, and his methodologies are in practice in 35 countries. He has trained, certified or accredited over 7,000 Business Coaches and Mentors since 2002. More info
Julia is originally from the U.K. but calls New York City home. Julia is a freelance virtual assistant. Julia's experience includes research, marketing, social media management, podcast development and publishing; website management and event planning. When Julia's not organizing businesses, she has a side-hustle with her buisness partner Meg to organize homes and offices.
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