Alumni, faculty and students of West Virginia University appeared in the inaugural TedX WVU on Friday. 
The conference was themed “Leading with Hope in a Changing World.”

The was a day long conference held at the Evandsdale Crossing in the Reed College of Media’s Media Innovation Center. Speakers included Ginny Thrasher, Sara Berzingi, and Daniel Brewster, among others. 

“This was a huge deal for WVU and for myself personally. I’m really proud of how it ended up turning out today. We had a great crowd. We had some fantastic speakers, and I think this was a great first step to what hopefully will happen every year now,” said Shannon Cunningham, TedX WVU Chair. 

At a TedX event, Ted Talks video and live speakers combine to spark discussion and connection.