TED Talks Summer Screening Series at Benning

Benning (Dorothy I. Height) Library

TED Talks Summer Screening Series at Benning

"Ideas Worth Spreading"

The sun is out, the flowers are blooming and TED is here! Come join the Dorothy I. Height/Benning Neighborhood Library for its TED Talks Summer Screening Series. We will be showing a collection of talks that will make you laugh, maybe cry, and most importantly, make you think.

Tuesday, June 16, 2 p.m.:
  • "What Does My Headscarf Mean to You?" by Yassmin Abdel-Magied
  • "The Little Problem I Had Renting a House" by James A. White Sr.
Tuesday, July 14 and Tuesday, July 28, 2 p.m.:
  • "A Father Dance...In Prison" by Angela Patton
  • "Your Online Life...Permanent as a Tattoo" by Juan Enriquez
Tuesday, Aug. 18 and Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2 p.m.:
  • "Your Elusive Creative Genius" by Elizabeth Gilbert
  • "Unlock the Intelligence, Passion, Greatness of Girls" by Leymah Gbowee
  • "Why You Will Fail to Have a Great Career" by Larry Smith
  • "What Does the Future Hold? 11 Characters Offer Quirky Answers" by Sarah Jones
*All presentations are screenings that will be viewed on a large projector.

For more information: diamond.newman@dc.gov
For more talks: TED.com