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TEDxJackson Presents "The Next 200"


This event featured 15 illuminating speakers, diverse topics and captivating talks of 18 minutes or less.


TEDxJackson was held February 14, 2019. Check back in a few weeks for videos from each speaker’s talk.


The event was held at the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium at the Two Mississippi Museums complex in downtown Jackson.


Adam Collier


Aisha Nyandoro

CEO, Springboard to Opportunities

Alex Bostic

Artist and Associate Professor, Mississippi State University

Ann Phelps

Musician, Chaplain, Teacher and Speaker

Brennen Hodge

Founder & CEO, Citizen Health

Christina Dent

Advocate and speaker

Holly Lange

Founder and Executive Director, Mississippi Book Festival

Jennifer Reneker

Associate Professor, UMMC

Joel Bomgar

Entrepreneur, Bomgar Founder

Krystal Gem

Singer, Songwriter & Performer

Maranda Joiner

TEDxJackson Emcee

Marshall Ramsey

Editor-at-Large & Editorial Cartoonist, Mississippi Today

Nashlie Sephus

Software Dev. Manager, Amazon / Founder, The Bean Path

Robert Blaine

Chief Administrative Officer, City of Jackson

Robert Hester

Director of the Center for Computational Medicine, UMMC

W. Ralph Eubanks

Author, Journalist and Professor

Please note that the exact speaker lineup is subject to change.

Two Mississippi Museums, Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium
222 North St, Jackson, MS 39201