An ocean poem

In this original spoken word poem, Victoria describes unique traits that different deep sea creatures have evolved in order to make a place for themselves in the massive depths of the ocean.

As a spoken word artist and performance poet, Isabel Victoria Bautista holds words to a high standard. For the last seven years, she has used poetry and humor to explore and explain a variety of social, political and personal issues that would be difficult to discuss otherwise. She was Oklahoma’s representative to the 2014 Individual World Poetry Slam and has competed on the Oklahoma City Red Dirt Poetry slam team at several regional tournaments. She has one chapbook of poetry titled, Take Your Shoes Off at the Front Door. She regularly performs both spoken word and stand-up comedy at venues around Oklahoma City. Victoria is a second-year law student with hopes of working as a human rights attorney.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

Victoria Bautista Brings it On and Off the Map

Victoria Bautista tackles the issue of under-representation of minorities in media and pop culture with this spoken word performance of an original poem. In her second performance, Victoria Bautista takes the audience “Off The Map” with this spoken word performance of an original poem written for and premiered at TEDxOU.

As a spoken word artist and performance poet, Isabel Victoria Bautista holds words to a high standard. For the last five years, she has used poetry and humor to explore and explain a variety of social, political and personal issues that would be difficult to discuss otherwise.

Bobby Gruenewald On The Responsibility of Technology

Listed by Fast Company as one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business in 2011, Bobby (@bobbygwald) is one of the leading voices in the Church as it relates to innovation and the use of technology. He frequently writes and speaks on the topic, and has been featured in the Washington Post, TechCrunch, CNN, CBS, NPR, and more. He serves as pastor, innovation leader at LifeChurch.tv, and co-founder of the YouVersion Bible App, installed on tens of millions devices globally.