Mission, Vision and Values
We cultivate a platform for the people, ideas, and innovation of Greater Des Moines to be heard and shared across our country and the world.
TEDxDesMoines is recognized as a premier event that showcases ideas worth spreading and is a vital community asset for Greater Des Moines.
- Our non-negotiable core value: TEDxDesMoines is about our community and not anyone's self-promotion.
- We believe that our community has something to say and needs to be heard.
- We amplify the unheard voices of our broader community.
- Sound governance.
- Collaborating among metro organizations.
- The quality of our quality talks and videos ensures that they spread across the TED platform.
- Creating an inclusive experience reflective of our diverse audiences and communities.
- TEDxDesmoines creates a desire to take action for positive change.