LeBowX provides a platform for LeBow community members to present a 10-minute TED Talk focused on diversity, equity and inclusion. Eligible speakers include LeBow undergraduate students, graduate students and alumni.
LeBowX is hosted twice a year, in both the Fall and Spring term. Please check the LeBow event site for information regarding the upcoming installment of LeBowX.
- Speakers must be a currently enrolled LeBow undergraduate or graduate students.
- Students will have 15 minutes to speak about the topic of their choice (within reason and as long as it fits the Diversity & Inclusion Group’s mission).
- Potential speakers must submit an essay as to why they feel passionately about a certain topic, why they want to share their story, and an abridged version of their speech.
Each speaker is encouraged to think critically about the meaning of diversity and inclusion and what makes them passionate about the topic. While a fully developed speech is not required for consideration a comprehensive understanding of how diversity and inclusion has played a role in your life and story will be required for submission
Resources and incentives available to student speakers
- 3-4 mentors from DIG (Diversity & Inclusion Group) committee
- Public speaking coach/sessions from former LeBowX student speakers.
- Rehearsals in front of DIG committee to provide constructive feedback
- Speeches will be live streamed on YouTube, proving students with a great media spotlight for their LinkedIn profiles.
Previous LeBowX Events
For a full recap of previous LeBowX events please visit the links below.
- Fall 2020
LeBowX Eight Minutes and 46 Seconds Series: recordings coming soon.
- Fall 2019
- Spring 2019
- Spring 2018 LeBowX
- Fall 2018 LeBowX