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TEDxBainbridgeIslandWomen: Still We Rise

November 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

TEDxBainbridgeIslandWomen is a virtual event to move the conversation about the power of womxn in a meaningful way. All allies welcome!

About this Event

This is an uncertain time. And yet, amid the physical, cultural and economic challenges affronting us at every level — from personal to global — now is the time to engage. TEDWomen 2020 is calling upon our collective fearlessness to create a global step forward together.

In this moment, diversity of ideas is more important than ever. As such, in collaboration with an incredible group of TEDx organizers and TEDWomen2020, TEDxBainbridgeIslandWomen: Still We Rise will help move the conversation about the power of women in a meaningful way by showcasing global talks alongside speakers from the Bainbridge Island community. Join us as we explore ideas worth spreading!



  • Merrill Keating, Lead Organizer and Licensee
  • Doña Keating, Co-Organizer
  • Lena Wood, Operations Lead
  • Tim Duffey, Production Lead



  • Hilary Franz, Washington Commissioner of Public Lands
  • Lynn Brunelle, Emmy Award-winning Writer and Author (Bill Nye the Science Guy and so much more)



  • Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Economist, International Development Expert
  • Kluane Adamek, Assembly of First Nations Yukon Regional Chief
  • Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, Politician
  • JayaShri Maathaa, Monk
  • Julia Gillard, 27th Prime Minister of Australia
  • Kemi DaSilva-Ibru, Women’s Health Specialist
  • Tracy Young, Builder
  • Apiorkor Seyiram Ashong-Abbey, Poet, Author



  • Patti Brown, Owner, Liquid Cells
  • Talina Wood, Exec. Dir., Teen Talking Circles



  • United Way of Kitsap County – Changemaker Sponsor
  • West Sound Technology Association (WSTA) – Partner

Visit our Facebook page or Instagram for extended speaker bios