Five vibrant and passionate women take the stage this spring at Lewis University. Are you ready to hear their stories and learn about their thought leadership platforms? They are teachers, leaders, creators, activists, advisors, and so much more.


Dr. Vesna Markovic

Associate Professor College of Education and Social Sciences

“The Hall of Change and the Great 8: Honoring Human Growth and Contributions to the Community”


Dr. Sheila Boysen

Associate Professor College of Business

“What do you want to be when you grow up? …Let’s change the question”


Dr. Clare Rothschild

Professor Humanities, Fine Arts and Communications

“Discovery at the Margins”


Camille Byrd O'Quinn

Assistant Professor College of Nursing and Health Sciences

“The Impact of Linguistic Bias on Education”


Dr. Gina Martinez

Assistant Professor College of Aviation, Science and Technology

“IoT: Beyond the Smart Gadgets”


TEDXLewis University takes place virtually, filmed and streamed from the Philip Lynch Theater with a live panel discussion and opportunities for networking. We will celebrate how these dynamic women are showing up to face challenges head on, all while empowering each other to shape the future we all want to see.

TEDXLewis University is an inclusive space. We are passionate and proud to reflect diversity both in our audience and on our stage. We’ll be showing up. Will you?  





  • Short impactful TEDx talks by  diverse female speakers 
  • Q&A time with the speakers • Panel discussion on developing  your thought leadership platform • Networking opportunities 


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