Marmalade Branch invites all to become inspired and informed at our series of events featuring dynamic talks from live local speakers, TED Talk videos, and conversations with your community. The October event will be centered on "The Pursuit of Social Change," presented by Agustin Diaz.About the Speaker
Agustin Diaz, or commonly known as Tino, was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY to two hardworking parents from Ecuador and Honduras. He graduated from Utah Valley University with a degree in Speech Communication and then pursued his Masters in Education at the University of Utah and is currently on track for his doctorate where he is researching rhetoric, social movement, coalition-building, decolonized education practices, and Indigenous knowledges of speech. Tino is also the project director for the Educational Opportunity Center at Utah Valley University where he operates programming to create access for students into higher education. Tino also works among various Indigenous and immigrant rights activist organizations and is constantly involved in assisting students with their own activism. Lastly, he is a father to two young kings, Luca and Matteo, who love Dominican food, baseball, and school buses.
TEDx programs are designed to help communities, organizations, and individuals spark conversation and connection through local TED-like experiences. Modeled after TED Talk events, TEDx events feature screenings of TED Talk videos and are planned and coordinated independently under a free license granted by TED.
Location: Marmalade Branch
Contact Information: 801-594-8680