We wouldn’t be able to put on such an incredible event if it wasn’t for the help of our sponsorship team. These guys boast a unique ability for sourcing the most suitable supporters to raise the profile of TEDxBrixton. Due to their strong experience in fundraising, they create and manage the budget, raise money from sponsors and oversee our partnerships program and live streaming venues. Their work is vital to our success and development.
1. Tell us a bit about your background? I’m the partnerships manager, which means I look after our relationships with local businesses and sponsors.2. What’s your favourite thing to do in Brixton? I’ve lived her for a while now and this answer changes weekly, but at the moment I love hot yoga classes at Fierce Grace, after which I stagger down the road to Lucy’ Juices for a pick me up. As I expect most people who live here say, Brixton Market is a favourite spot – Fish Wings and Tings is an institution and Dave from Market Row wines will always find you a great bottle. Oh, and Three Eight Four on Coldharbour Lane does the best cocktails I can find.3. What’s your interpretation of this years’ theme ‘Kaleidoscopes’? I’ve been working with a lot of local businesses this year and the theme has been very meaningful for a lot of people, as it represents the mash-up of old and new that Brixton is currently experiencing.4. What book(s) are you currently reading? What’s it about? A few! Currently switching, depending on my mood, between Tim Jackson’s Prosperity without Growth (he has a great TED talk by the way) and Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient, which is a favourite of my dad’s, so he’s chuffed I am finally reading it.5. What’s your favourite TED talk? An all time great and one that I always pass on to others is Jackson Katz – Violence Against Women: It’s a Men’s Issue. Heavy title I know, but just a genius argument and one that never fails to spark debate.
Self-confessed ‘crush-addict’ Isabelle O’Carroll had our audience in fits of laughter discussing her theory on crushes. “Some people say that their crushes are so strong it prevents them from eating or even sleeping! But crushes can be such a powerful motivator making you change your life or a strong comforter in times of depression.”Other highlights during our third quarter included Alex Lambert’s gripping topic on creativity, ideas and technology, Inua Ellams’ insightful talk on mental health issues in men and Sabah Choudrey’s moving story on being a transgendered Muslim.
Binki Taylor was the first of our 17 speakers to take to the stage and left the crowd in standing ovation with a moving story on her childhood as a black girl fostered by an all-white family. “I know exactly what it’s like to have a voice that isn’t understood. You feel like you don’t belong. Under the skin is where I found my voice. I had to tackle how to belong from the bottom.”Rebecca Trevalyan, Sam Hall and Steadman Scott also delivered their pieces on what Brixton means to them and thoughts on improving local communities. “What does Afewee mean? It’s for the community, it’s for us. Our mission is to put belief, passion, hard-work and discipline together,” Steadman explained.
KellyTEDXBRIXTON TEAMS: a spotlight with our set designers
An incredible amount of work goes into creating a TEDx experience and TEDxBrixton is no exception. With this years’ theme being so full of colour shape, it was down to our Executive Producer and Stage Designer to visualise and create a kaleidoscopic atmosphere that works seamlessly with the iconic TED brand. From the staging and venue design to the way finding and external branding, every detail was uniquely crafted by this talented team whose knowledge of events and design ensure TEDxBrixton 2015 leaves a lasting and impactful legacy.
Garage. Published at Monday, October 08th 2018, 15:01:22 PM by Shelby G.
There are many benefits that can be counted and are attributable to the use of garage cabinets and storage. It is not only your garage that will experience freedom, but you are going to enjoy freedom in your garage yourself because the organizing all of the clutter will lead to an easier life for you. Everything in your house especially those vital tools have their respective places and you won't need to expend energy in fruitless missions searching for items that are not lost but only misplaced. Above all, your car for which the garage was created in the first place would have its rightful place back in your garage instead of being exposed to the elements outside in the driveway.
* Garage Storage Ceiling
Gazebo. Published at Monday, October 08th 2018, 15:00:42 PM by Shelby G.
Cedar is one of the best woods which can be used for building outdoor structures. It is highly weather resistant and resistant to insects and pests. You can also use redwood, but it will be a litter more expensive than cedar. You can use bark to cover the outside of the gazebo instead of painting it, if you want to give it a more natural look.
The next best choice is to construct your personal gazebo yourself.
Decor. Published at Monday, October 08th 2018, 14:13:50 PM by Shelby G.
Plastic Crates - Stacking plastic crates beside your desk or in your closet is a great idea. Since plastic crates come in a variety of colors you should be able to find ones that match your dorm room decorating theme.13 Creative Ideas For Decorating And Organizing Your Dorm Room
The best way to start any dorm room decorating project is to select a quality comforter that not only reflects your personal style but can be used as the color or pattern foundation for your dorm room.
Decor. Published at Monday, October 08th 2018, 14:13:48 PM by Shelby G.
A great way to have a strange room turn friendly and inviting would be to bring in a few plants. Not only will plants help you keep your indoor air quality up recycling the carbon dioxide, they will make everything look fresh and friendly too. Of course, you'll have to be sure that you water your plants properly and that you pick the right kind of plants for the level of sunlight they can get. You will have to also remember that when you go home for a vacation, you'll have to arrange for someone to take care of you plant watering at the right times.
Garage. Published at Sunday, October 07th 2018, 15:01:20 PM by Shelby G. How to Make Sure Your Garage Floor Ideas Work
The way that your home is presented is a pleasure for all to see. You probably take a great deal of pride in its appearance and might even have invested in some great, tiled floors. You want these to shine every day and take your mop out whenever you get home, also ensuring that the grout is in the best condition possible. The problem is that whenever you step into your garage, you feel as if you're going out into the yard. You have to go in and out of there often, to go to the garbage bin, to do laundry or to go back and forth to the car. What you need are some garage floor ideas to clean it all up, so that you don't have to deal with all that dirt and concrete dust.
All of those keepsakes that you have accumulated over the years can find a new home. This will be very therapeutic for you. There's no need to move boxes from one place to another, as we all seem to do when we move from house to house. Open each box up and realize that you can do without what's stored inside.
Garden. Published at Sunday, October 07th 2018, 15:00:39 PM by Shelby G.
If you are worried that choosing garden edging from these online dealers will not allow you to inspect the products, they typically provide a clear image of the products for your reference. Sometimes websites also provide a sample formation of the edging around the yard. This way, you will see the result of a certain type of edging on a garden. This will also allow you to visualize the effect of that edging to your yard.
Not all garden fencing types will work effectively on your garden.
Decor. Published at Sunday, October 07th 2018, 14:13:46 PM by Shelby G.
Of course, it's better if babies don't play with frames, but should they be able to grab hold of one, there's no risk of them poking their eyes or cutting themselves. Paper frames are also recyclable so you know you're helping the environment in your own small way.
Take two pieces of corrugated paper and determine how big your frame is going to be and cut both pieces in equal sizes. Pick which piece will be the front part of the frame and take it for measurement. Take the picture you'll be using and use it to measure the opening of your frame. Make sure the opening is about half an inch smaller on each side compared to the picture since you don't want your photo to pop out of the frame.
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