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TEDxWUSTL present "Momentum," an event to bringing together the past, present, and future. We both celebrate and reflect on our history, building on it and carrying into the future with resolve and change.

TEDxWUSTL - Momentum will feature five WashU student speakers, sharing ideas on topics ranging from dance to protest to scary movies. The event will also showcase ideas from WashU’s SLAM poetry team, WUSLAM.


2:30pm Check in & Registration

3:00pm Talks & Performances

4:30pm Reception & Discussion


There are a limited number of seats for this event and seating will be on a first-come basis. We recommend registering for the event via Eventbrite in order for attendees to check in to the event quickly.


TEDxWUSTL – Momentum features five Washington University speakers. Each speaker will be giving a 18 minute or shorter TED style talk about their “idea worth spreading.” Topics range from horror movies to confirmation bias. 

Lexi Jackson | Public Policy Enthusiast

Joe Beggs | Biotech Entrepreneur

Ruth Durrell | Changemaker

Kaitlyn Herndon | Storyteller

Jessika Baral | Dance Activist

Learn more about our speakers here.

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Earlier Event: March 1