TED Talk Tuesday – “Why I Left An Evangelical Cult” by Dawn Smith
November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
With humor and piercing observations, Dawn Smith sheds light on growing up in a religious cult and what it takes to leave everything you’ve ever known. This poignant story will make you cry and laugh as she shares her struggles with joining the outside world.
Dawn grew up in California and moved to Chicago to work in media. She now lives in Brookline, MA, where she works on screenplays, political and issue advertising, standup comedy, and produces the comedy web series, PAID FOR BY. Visit Dawn’s website at www.pushbackfilms.com
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
November 13: “Why I Left An Evangelical Cult” by Dawn Smith
December 11: “The Psychology of Self-Motivation ” by Scott Geller