Why Endeavour?

Endeavour to Rethink

“Cogito ergo sum. (I think, therefore I am.) ” ― RenĂ© Descartes

Endeavour to Recreate

“Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ― George Bernard Shaw

Endeavour to Restart

“Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” ― J.K. Rowling

Venue


The Kucher Performing Arts Centre, March 2018, 3:30 - 7:00 PM

Meet the Performers

Speakers and Energizers will be performing to make you delighted.
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Eric Choi
HOST

Yongseok Choi is a highschool student from Vancouver College. Passionate with opportunities that allows him to benefit his community, he is a peer mentor at an education centre, the President of a charity youth club, and is an Executive Student Council Member. He is now given the opportunity to act the role of co-host and will do his best to keep the audience entertained. Fun fact about Yongseok Choi is that he is quarter North Korean, Yongseok’s great grandfather was from North Korea. He would like to thank the organizers of TedxVancouverCollege for giving him such a great opportunity.

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Braeden Ethier
SPEAKER

Braeden Ethier is a graduating student at Vancouver College. He is passionate about creating music, videos, and anything media related. He is also passionate on helping others understand their true potential to create great work. He will be speaking on the topic of creativity. From a young age, Braeden strived to be outside of the norm and was constantly told by friends and family that he was creative. At times this hindered his performance as he was pressured into the idea of always having to create truly original work. Today his goal is to help others realize their creative capabilities and expand on the idea of what it really means to be creative.

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Moe Yang
SPEAKER

Moe is a 17 year old photographer and filmmaker located in Vancouver, BC. Her work has been featured in publications such as Rookie Mag, Yahoo News Japan and The Photographic Journal and her films have screened in the Vancouver Queer Film Festival and the Vancouver International Film Festival. In both her films and photography, she focuses on capturing and telling the stories of people whose voices are usually silenced. As an artist of colour, activism is an equally important part of her life and she wants to share people's stories and open people’s mind through her work. She is very excited to be speaking.

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Aaron Peach
SPEAKER

Aaron Peach is a Grade 12 student in Vancouver. Aaron Peach comes from a television acting background and has recently founded his own retail store. Aaron's passions include gymnastics, and public speaking, shown by his involvement in the Debate program at Vancouver College.

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Eleanor Lee
SPEAKER

A Grade 12 student at Little Flower Academy, Eleanor can be found talking and laughing very loudly. Eleanor is interested in playing and refereeing soccer and making art. She also takes pride in her insane ability to quote movies, the way Mike and Harvey do in Suits. She is looking to inspire people to build themselves up with an unconventionally intellectual way. Anybody can do it!

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William Daniels
SPEAKER

Born in Vancouver on October 31st, William Daniels has been raised in Vancouver. He decided to make the most of his time in highschool. Will is involved in the school rowing team and is enjoying his time in his graduating year. With this opportunity of a TEDxVancouverCollege talk he quickly applied to make the most of the chance he was given.

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Eshrak Ahmed
SPEAKER

Eshrak is your everyday bio med student at SFU. He is currently dabbling in entrepreneurship, and does a lot of the things he does, just because he can. He is currently reading a lot of books about self awareness and human behaviour. He wants to one day open up a physiotherapy practice to help make people's lives a little less painful, and a little more happy.

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Zack Cicek
SPEAKER

Zack Cicek has a passion for business, and he will be speaking on the influence of Social Contagion, a phenomenon describing how your behavior and emotions impact other individuals in your vicinity. Zack spends majority of his time outside class running his own small business, Hella Puffs, and leads the finance sector of a non-profit, Bumpin Bakary.

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Edro Gonzales
ENERGIZER

Edro Gonzales is one of the performers for Vancouver College's TEDx night and he will be showcasing a dance piece of his. A performer with six years of professional dancing experience on his belt, he has performed locally and internationally. His dance piece will be a segment on the irrational feelings that people feel through relationships.

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Ameer Corro and Daniel Ma
ENERGIZER

Ameer and Daniel are 17-year old musicians and singers. Together, they have started off playing musical instruments at a young age and have participated in various shows and gatherings. Supporters of music with a message, they hope that their endeavours inspire others to pursue their own.

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Cameron Leong
ENERGIZER

The lead guitarist, Cameron Leong, is deliriously overjoyed that his band is performing for TEDxVancouverCollege. Leong has appeared as many different characters in various plays and musicals. He has studied acting and film production at the Vancouver Film School, hoping to continue acting, singing, and playing guitar well beyond high school.

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