TEDx Toronto Talk Announced

Phil was just announced as a speaker at TEDxToronto on Feburary 4th.

The other speakers for TEDxToronto’s Winter digital event series are as follows:

Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Actor & Comedian (February 4th)

  •  Paul Sun-Hyung Lee is a two-time Canadian Screen Award winner for Best Actor in a Comedy Series for his performance as family patriarch Appa in Kim’s Convenience. A self-professed nerd, he is a collector of movies, all things Star Wars, and an avid replica prop builder and cosplayer. Most recently, Paul has appeared in The Mandalorian and as a voice actor for Abby Hatcher, Fuzzly Catcher.

Lydia-Joi Marshall, Researcher & Health Equity Champion (February 4th) 

  • Lydia-Joi Marshall is a passionate health care professional and researcher endeavouring to foster healthy business relationships and continuously serve as a bridge between the scientific community and the general public. Lydia-Joi is the Vice President of the Black Health Alliance and a Research Associate for #TheActionProject at University Health Network.

Chenny Xia, Entrepreneur & Experience Designer (February 4th)

  • Chenny Xia is an experience designer, technologist, and serial entrepreneur focused on creating a more equitable healthcare system through decolonization. As the co-founder of Gotcare, she’s transforming how home health is delivered across Canada by leveraging emerging technologies and design thinking methods to reduce the cost of care delivery.

Woven together by speakers across all four digital experiences, the timely theme of Uncharted explores how we can navigate unfamiliar territory, find sources of hope, and chart a better path for our community, together.

Ticket sales are now open to the public and available at this link. Season passes, which include access to the two digital events, are available for $25, while individual event tickets are priced at $15. A limited number of student and subsidized tickets are available for those who qualify, supported by a Pay TEDx Forward program that the organization launched in 2020. Proceeds from ticket sales go towards helping fund TEDxToronto’s 100% volunteer-run work in the GTHA community.

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