Empowerment Through Technology


Have you ever had a crazy aspiration or something you dreamed of doing but never thought would actually happen?

That was me and giving a TED Talk.

I love talking about engineering and inspiring people to help others with their skills. I auditioned this past spring to give a talk at the first ever TEDx in Davenport, and was excited to learn I was selected!

While the preparation was a bit grueling (TED has lots of rules and expectations), it was the experience of a lifetime. Not only did I get to tell everyone about our Empowerment Through Technology program, but I also got to meet 13 other people from around the country who had amazing messages. I hope you will check it out!

Empowerment Through Technology
Tedx Talk | March 7, 2018

Engineering Professor Jodi Prosise delivered a Tedx talk at the Figge Art Museum's John Deere Auditorium about how to empower disabled people with simple, affordable, sustainable, and adaptable assistive technology.

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