To a future
TEDxMount Victoria is all about the future. They say the future is what you make it. We want to make it a good one and the only way to do this is together. With this event, our aim is to curate an experience that encourages a future outlook.
It is our first attempt at organising a TEDx event, so we will need all the support and help we can. After all, we are all in this together!
How we got here
Some of us started meeting monthly for a series of “Tuesday Talks” where 3-4 speakers would share their experiences, passions, and inspirations with the rest of the group (here are our Meetup and Facebook pages).
The group started growing gradually into a community of curious souls who are learning from each other. Motivated by the positive vibes of this growing community, we applied for a TEDx licence (after all, we hadn't had one in Wellington for a couple of years). And so, here we are. With a healthy dose of love and dedication, we present to you... TEDxMount Victoria! 🎉
Meet our team!
A friendly bunch of diverse, curious, and collective futurists
The dreamer who kicked it all off and brought us together
Dainty crafters dedicated to creating an unforgettable experience
Marketing & Comms
Inspired advocates who spread the word far, wide, and across
Curation / Speakers
Evaluators and master presenters who passionately curate the talks
Web & Design
Perfectionist creatives who get their hands dirty with code, brand, and visual
Enthusiast techies who skillfully ensure that the ideas worth sharing live on
Event Day Staff
Friendly guides and helpers who ensure you have the best experience on the day
Maria Victoria Alcantara
x = independently organised event
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)
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