TEDXYouth@Newtown : September 22, 2018Yardley, PA
TEDXYouth@Newtown : September 22, 2018
.The first ever TEDxYouth@Newtown event was hosted at the Yardley Community Center on Main Street in Yardley, PA on Saturday, Sep 22nd. The all youth-organized event was a sellout and attracted students and adults from Bucks County PA and NJ. The event featured young speakers, sharing their vision and goals and how science and technology will have a significant impact on quality of life in the future. Speaker after speaker shared their vision from innovative research to cure cancer, to space exploration and how to build smart materials.
Vineeth Veeramachaneni, founder and organizer for TEDxYouth@Newtown shared his vision to bring the event to his hometown so students could bring new perspectives and ask questions no one thought of before and for adults to listen to what the next generation is capable of, in their own words. State Representative Perry Warren, said he was proud to see young students have challenging conversations about the future and present their ideas. The event was highlighted by performances from Lexi Harman from Pennsbury High School and Sindhu Yaramosu of the Pennington School.
The organizers would like to thank ShopRite of Yardley, The Continental Tavern and McCaffreys Markets for their generous donation