TEDxHoustonWomen 2019 (UNDER PLANNING/CURATION: STAY TUNED!)

This is our year to be bold and brilliant! At TEDxHoustonWomen 2019, we’ll spotlight dazzling ideas from some of the world’s most extraordinary risk-takers and innovators who presented on the TEDWomen stage; and offer live talks from thought-provoking pioneers making power moves, brilliant people launching their ideas, and local champions who tirelessly show up as allies and advocates.


Connect with a locally rooted, globally connected community of people interested in leading the change they wish to see in the world; and sow the seeds to collaborate with innovative thinkers who catalyze ideas toward action. Join us!

Open Project Night – 18th Edition (Impact Hub Houston & Sketch City)

Impact Hub Houston and Sketch City – Open Project Night 15th Edition


Come to Open Project Night hosted by Impact Hub Houston and Sketch City! Connect and collaborate with real, passionate people who are working on projects, ventures, and collaborations to improve to the city of Houston. If you have an idea, are working on something, or are looking for ways to collaborate with people who are doing work at the intersection of innovation and impact this event is for you! 

Whether your project is in the seed idea stage, you already have been working on it for some time, or an individual interested in lending a hand and getting involved but are not sure quite how – Come! This event is for you.


*Side note*: 
You can absolutely bring your own idea to open project night or just come to listen! The event requires both a mixture of presenters and people from the community to support, listen, and collaborate with presenters!


 Event Info:


Who: Open to all! even those just curious


What: Our event is Free. Drinks, light snacks, incredible people and innovative projects presented to improve Houston (in both small and big ways).


When/Where: Doors open at 5:30pm, event starts at 6pm ; Black Sheep Marketing Agency (611 West 22nd Street)


Event Breakdown:


1. 6:00-6:30pm Meet + greet ; drink + light snacks


2. 6:30-7:00pm Project presentations – maximum of 2:30 minutes per project and each project leader must answer the following questions:



  1. Brief personal introduction + What is your project?

  2. What stage are you currently at?

  3. What are your next series of steps?

  4. What are you currently looking for in the way of talent/skills from the community? 


3. 7:00pm-8pm Presenters breakout throughout the room and the community comes around their projects during…drum roll… Open Project Time!


Come join us!

Entrepreneurship Burn-out: Founder’s Guilt

Join Impact Hub Houston and NGOrganize for an evening conversation around entrepreneurship burnout + mental health.

We started this series in June as an opportunity for entrepreneurs to feel comfortable talking about mental health issues which are often set aside in the pursuit of success. Missed the kickoff event? Catch the recap here:

This month we’ll be talking about Founders Guilt.


Agenda:


5:30PM Sign-in/Registration


6:00PM Introduction + Group Activity


6:15PM Key Note: TBA


6:45PM Q&A


7:00PM Networking + Open Discussion




*Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Open Project Night: SDG 13 Climate Action! Presented by IHH & Sketch City

Impact Hub Houston and Sketch City present: Open Project Night 17th Edition focusing on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 13: Climate Action.


Connect and collaborate with passionate people who are working on projects, ventures, and collaborations to improve the city of Houston. If you have an idea, are working on something, or are looking for ways to collaborate with people who are doing work at the intersection of innovation and impact this event is for you! You can still join us, even if you will not be presenting a project! The event requires both a mixture of presenters and people from the community to support, listen, and collaborate with the presenters.

This month, we will be kicking off the session by featuring a speaker whose work focuses on SDG 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts. After these presenters are finished, we will open the floor to others presenters, per our usual format!




Guest Speaker:




  •  TBA






EVENT SCHEDULE:


*Climathon Participants are invited to co-work and prepare for their practice pitch starting at 4PM*

1. 6:00-6:30pm Meet + greet ; drink + light snacks

2. 6:30-7:00pm Project presentations – maximum of 2:30 minutes per project and each project leader must answer the following questions:

-Brief personal introduction + What is your project?
-What stage are you currently at?
-What are your next series of steps?
-What are you currently looking for in the way of talent/skills from the community?

3. 7:00pm-8pm Presenters breakout throughout the room and the community comes around their projects during…drum roll… Open Project Time!


PARKING:
You can find paid metered street parking in front of the building; and both metered and free street parking in the surrounding neighborhoods.