Shawna Vercher, national media figure, talk show host and media strategist, is giving a talk at the TedX at West Broward High School in Pembroke Pines, FL. The event will also feature eight other speakers during the evening.

TED Talks were born in 1984 out of Richard Saul Wurman’s observation of a powerful convergence among three fields: technology, entertainment and design – or “TED”. The first six TED Talks were posted online on June 27, 2006. By September, they had reached more than one million views. TED Talks proved so popular that in 2007, TED’s website was relaunched around them, giving a global audience free access to some of the world’s greatest thinkers, leaders and teachers.

Previous Ted Talk speakers have included – Al Gore, Stephen Hawking, J.J. Abrams, Tony Robbins.

Shawna Vercher has worked as a media strategist for Fortune 500 companies, A-list celebrities and national political figures including Governor Jeb Bush and President Barack Obama. She is a columnist and talk show host, featured on over 300 media outlets including the Huffington Post, Fox, ABC News, CBS and the Wall Street Journal. She is a Senior Partner in Second Line Consulting, one of the leading technology media companies in the country.

Her book, “A Fearless Voice: How a National Scandal Made Me an Advocate for Building a Better America”, discusses how everyone can make a tremendous impact by finding their own fearless voice.

Having worked with some of the country’s most notable brands and figures, Shawna spent years researching, interviewing and analyzing the most successful people and how they were living fulfilling lives. Her talk discussed those common elements and how people can by adjusting habits and altering focus achieve maximum success and fulfillment in their lives.