Media Coverage

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In case you missed it, here are a few “snippets” from the TEDx WilmingtonSalon entitled Second Chances held at Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on Friday July 31.[read more]

"TEDx event hosted at Delaware women's prison aimed at promoting 'second chances'
Tom Lehman, 7/31/2015
The Baylor Women's Correctional Institution hosted a TEDx Talks Conference near New Castle on Friday focused on second chances, especially for those with criminal histories who hope to rejoin society following their release from prison. [read more]

"Dr. Jill Biden Visits PrisonsNBC10 - Tim Furlong, 7/31/2015
News report on Dr. Jill Biden visiting Baylor Women’s Correctional Institute for TEDxWilmingtonSalon Second Chances. [read more]

"Inmates give TEDx talks on second chancesMatthew Albright, 7/31/2015
One by one, the six inmates at Baylor Women’s Correctional Institute stepped in front of the crowd, calmed their nerves and told their stories. They talked about the mistakes that put them in maroon jumpsuits and the heartbreaking stories that led up to those mistakes – drug addiction, neglectful parents, abuse at the hands of pimps and family members.[read more]

"Women's prison inmates seek "second chances" to thriveAnnie Ropeik, 8/7/2015
Members of the public got a rare glimpse into the lives of inmates at the state's only women's prison last week -- and not just their lives inside the system. Inmates at Delores J. Baylor Women's Correctional Institution in New Castle joined other speakers in sharing their entire stories for a series of TED talks. The message: everyone deserves a second chance.[read more and hear the audio clip]

"TED lectures wow Wilmington" Matthew Albright, 8/8/2013
Wilmington got its own version of the famous TED lecture series Wednesday, drawing speakers from all over the country who spoke on topics ranging from organic liquors to environmentalism to helping at-risk youth. [read more]
***The News Journal printed the following correction on 8/9/2013: "CLARIFICATION: The TEDxWilmington event held Wednesday and featured in Thursday's story "TED lectures wow Wilmington" was a locally organized event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for TEDx events, but individual programs are self-organized"

"Ideas come fast and furious at TEDxWilmington" Tom Byrne, 8/7/2013
An audience at Wilmington's Queen Theater spent Wednesday learning about everything from space suit design to near-death experiences and how social media is changing the arts. TEDxWilmington, a local edition of the well-known TED talks, brought together a line-up of 24 speakers [read more]

"Best of The Second TEDxWilmington" Travis Turner 8/8/2013
The second TEDxWilmington conference did not disappoint. 24 great speakers presented to a packed audience in the World Cafe Live in Wilmington, Delaware. Organized by Ajit Mathew George, TEDxWilmington covers a variety of topics [read more]

"TEDx Returns to Wilmington" Doug Rainey 6/28/2013
TEDx returns to Wilmington for its second year on Aug. 7 at World Cafe Live at the Queen where 24 live speakers will share "ideas worth spreading" covering topics from decision making to [read more]

"TEDxWilmington Brings 24 Innovative Speakers to Delaware" 
TEDxWilmington returns bigger and better for its second year on Wednesday, August, 2013 at World Cafe Live at The Queen where 24 innovative speakers will share "ideas worth spreading" [read more]