In this timely talk, Mary Page Wilson-Lyons asks what would happen if we let ancient wisdom teach us how to listen and talk to each other in radically different ways. She believes that too often nowadays, shiny sound bites distract us from deeper conversations that lead to real solutions, and offers a mindset shift for how to change that.
Mary Page is the Director of Strategic Initiatives at The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham where she brings the community together to develop opportunity pathways out of the violence and chronic poverty faced by Birmingham women and children. An aspiring generalist, her passions include systemic change, community theater, sacred texts, and rhetoric.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx