TEDxWilmington Salon – Swipe Left: Love, Dating & Situationships

TEDxWilmington Salon – Swipe Left: Love, Dating & Situationships

Featuring Yvonne Orji from HBO’s new comedy series “Insecure”


The TEDx Wilmington Salon, Swipe Left: Love, Dating and Situationships will explore the intricate complexities of love and dating and how shifting cultural norms, technology, and trends like ‘cuffing’ and Netflix & Chill are impacting the way we date, the types of situationships we enter into, and our expectations about love and relationships.

Immediately following the TEDx talks, join us for Swipe Right: The After Party where you’ll meet the TEDx Salon speakers and mingle with some of the area’s most intriguing young professionals!

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TEDx Salon Speakers:

@YvonneOrji – The Wait is Sexy. Nigerian-American actress, Yvonne Orji is a comedienne and writer who continues to display her versatility and passion with each project she takes on. On television, she stars in HBO’s new comedy series “Insecure.” The show follows the friendship of two modern-day black women and all of their uncomfortable experiences and racy tribulations. Orji stars as one of these women opposite Issa Rae, who is executive producing the show along with Prentice Penny and Melina Matsoukas. She is also developing a half-hour sitcom, based on her life entitled “First Gen”, with executive producers Oprah Winfrey and David Oyelowo.

@RaniStPucchi – What a Soul Mate Is, and Isn’t. Rani St. Pucchi is an internationally known, award-winning, bridal fashion designer. She is the author of two bestsellers: Your Body, Your Style and The SoulMate Checklist. Renowned for her savvy regarding women’s challenges in relationship to self and others, Rani shares her knowledge of more than three decades as she points out: “Women are experts at planning a wedding but clueless about planning a marriage”. She walks women through their journey of finding soul mate love by first gaining clarity on the true meaning of what a soul mate is, and isn’t.

@Kev_Carr – Dating is Dead. As an accomplished author, speaker and TV Host/Personality, Kevin Carr offers a practical road-map to navigate being single while learning to create the relationship you desire. Kevin delivers a message that provides direction and promotes honest dialogue. His unique perspective and engaging delivery have made him a sought after speaker across the country including appearances on ABC, BET, CBS, FOX and TBN. As a contributor, his work has been featured in Essence, HelloBeautiful.com, and The Huffington Post. In his first book, “If All Men Are Dogs, Then Women You Hold the Leash,” he shows women how to tap into their personal power to control the pace and direction of their relationships.

@DrDebraLaino – Dissecting Love: Distance, Disguise, and Dharma. Dr. Debra Laino is a clinical sex therapist, sex educator, relationship therapist, author and life coach. She holds a Doctorate in Human Sexuality, a Master’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Education. She is in private practice, a University professor, published author and a major media contributor.

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Whether your status is single, taken or ‘it’s complicated’, there’s something for you at Swipe Right: The After Party!

Dance the night away while the DJ spins!

Learn more about the TEDx Salon speakers through interactive gaming.

Test your skills on our Situationship Scramble Board/Dictionary for a chance to win prizes!

If you’re single, or in a situationship ;-), join us for Speed Dating and Pin the Tail on the Ex.

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