One of the dozen volunteers who launched the Bus into action in 2002, Caitlin brings backgrounds in experiential education, journalism, and design to her leadership of the state-based democracy non-profit. She serves on the boards of The Mother PAC, Oregon Voice, and the Creative Advocacy Network, and has published articles on next generation politics, civic engagement and, and community identity in local and national journals and magazines.
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* *Subject to certain rules and regulations