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Saturday, October 27 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Educate Well LIMITED

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When we talk about creating change, there is perhaps no method more potent than giving the next generation the tools to make choices that will keep themselves, and their communities, well. This means providing them with skills such as yoga and mindfulness, so that they can use "meditation for de-escalation" in conflicts, but it also means given them reason to care for our planet, for our communities, and for each other.

Come hear five leaders in the field of information dissemination talk about how each of us can make a small difference in the lives of the next generation by "educating well".

• Moderator: Erin Schrode, Co-Founder, Turning Green; citizen activist & social entrepreneur
• Nicole Cardoza, Founder, YogaFoster and Founder, dahla
• Ebony Smith, Yoga teacher and Founder, YogaNDaHood
• Jessie Zapo, Art Therapist & adidas run ambassador
• Jessica Robinson, Mobility Solutions, Ford
Class time devoted to lecture: More than 45 minutes

Presenters
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Ebony Smith

Ebony Smith, a.k.a 'The Ghetto Guru' is a certified Yoga Instructor, Wellness Coach and founder of Nonprofit outreach organization 'Yoga N Da Hood'. Originally from Dallas, Texas Ebony overcame a rocky and turbulent childhood and young adult life until she found yoga in her late twenties... Read More →
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Erin Schrode

Erin Schrode is a citizen activist, social entrepreneur and storyteller. This leading voice on sustainability, social impact and millennials and vocal advocate for environmental action, public health and equal justice just ran an unprecedented campaign for US Congress in California... Read More →
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Jessica Robinson

Jessica Robinson is Director, City Solutions at Ford Smart Mobility where she works with cities to understand local priorities and to identify new mobility solutions to meet current and future transportation needs. Jessica leads field-based efforts to establish new businesses, services... Read More →
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Jessie Zapo

Jessica Zapotechne aka Jessie ZapoFounder of Girls Run NYC (women's running collective) @girlsrunnyc on IG Global Ambassador for adidas WomenPerformance Running Coach for adidas Runners NYC #adidasRunnersNYCUSATF Level I Track & Field CoachLicensed Creative Arts TherapistNYC's First... Read More →
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Nicole Cardoza

Nicole Cardoza is the founder of Yoga Foster, a nonprofit that empowers school teachers with yoga for the classroom. The organization supports over 2,500 educators in 500 schools across the country, powered by the community. She recently launched dahla, a digital platform to foster... Read More →


Saturday October 27, 2018 3:00pm - 3:45pm
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