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NJIT to host ‘ReFraming’ TEDx event

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New Jersey Institute of Technology announced Tuesday that it will host a TEDxNJIT event Nov. 8 at the Jim Wise Theatre at the NJIT campus.

New Jersey Institute of Technology announced Tuesday that it will host a TEDxNJIT event Nov. 8 at the Jim Wise Theatre at the NJIT campus.

“ReFraming” will examine how and what assumptions limit solutions for social problems, and how to broaden perspectives to allow for a convergence of approaches to find new opportunities across disciplines including the arts, technology, entertainment and design.

Speakers at the event will include John Keegan of the Edison Foundation; Donald Sebastian, CEO, NJII; Charles Rosen, founder, Jersey Cider Works; Marjorie Perry, CEO, MZM Construction in Newark; and Laran Craig, director of marketing and artistic initiatives, Newark Arts Council.

Jazlyn Carbajal, co-founder, Latinas in STEM; Gernot Riether, faculty member, NJIT College of Architecture and Design; Carolyn Murnick, author of The Hot One; Grace Ibitamuno, student, RWJ Medical School; Mohamed Bendary, student, NJIT; and Brandon George of the Indiana Addiction Issues Coalition will be featured as well.

The independently organized, TED-licensed event will also be available to viewers via a live simulcast.

For more information visit http://www.tedxnjit.com/register.

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