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Welcome to TEDxPittsburgh 2023

Whether you’re attending in-person at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater or watching online, you’re participating in the global TEDx community to learn about ideas worth spreading and celebrating the ideas from your neighbors right here in Pittsburgh.

Tag @TEDxPittsburgh in your Instagram story to tell us where you’re watching from.

From our all-volunteer team: thank you for being here!

Tonight's emcees are Michelle King, the learning instigator and TEDxPittsburgh volunteer team member, along with Josiah Gilliam, the Executive Director of PUMP. 

PROGRAM 6:30 - 8:05

Danielle Obisie-Orlu

Former Youth Poet Laureate of Allegheny County
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Christina Cassotis
CEO, Allegheny County Airport Authority 
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Dr. David Rabin

Psychiatrist, Neuroscientist; Chief Medical Officer, Apollo Neuroscience
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Virginia Montanez
Author, Historian, Columnist and Essayist

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Aarti Singh
Director, AI Institute for Societal Decision Making; Professor, Machine Learning Department, Carnegie Mellon University
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Liz Berlin
Co-founding member, Rusted Root, Founder Mr. Small's Theater and Recording Studio
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