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How to have difficult conversations with the people we love.

In this workshop, you will learn how to navigate difficult conversations with loved ones. This free workshop is limited to 50 participants.

What is TEDx?

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxCU, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxCU event, TED Talks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.

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What is TEDx?


want to apply to tedxcu?

TEDxCU is a student-centered team that organizes a typical TEDx event, in addition to TED livestreams and TEDxCUSalon. We are looking for highly motivated and organized students who love spreading good ideas. We have openings in design, finance, marketing, media production, operations, outreach, partnerships, programming, and TEDxCUSalon. 

If you will be a Junior or Senior in Fall 2021, you are eligible to apply for the executive committee. All undergraduate majors at the University of Colorado Boulder are encouraged to apply! Freshman and sophomores are encouraged to apply to serve on the various committees and can apply in September 2021. Follow us on social media and at to find out when committee applications open. 

Applications for the TEDxCU 2021-2022 Executive Committee will close May 5, 2021 at 11:59pm MDT. Questions? E-mail TEDxCU faculty advisor, Jeff Motter at


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