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Uncharted: The Berkeley Ideas Festival

Diversity at Uncharted

by Lance Knobel
07.29.2013

A number of people have written to us to ask: why aren’t there people of color and more women among the Uncharted speakers? Our response: judge us on the speaker lineup in October, not on the early list of speakers. We’re completely committed to a diverse set of speakers for Uncharted: diverse in race, gender

Stay tuned

by Lance Knobel
02.19.2013

We’ll be providing regular updates here on how Uncharted is developing. New speakers and new topics are emerging regularly. You can visit this site to find out the latest, or you can subscribe to our newsletter to ensure that any news of the festival comes directly into your inbox. Photo: Daniel Parks

  • “Go on an intellectual adventure through the medium of conversation, brilliantly realized.”

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  • “Fabulous.”

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  • “The Berkeley version of TED talks.”

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  • “Thoughtful and thought-provoking, Uncharted is a well-designed and fulfilling event which proves that time flies when you’re having fun!”

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  • “A wonderful occasion to breathe, learn about a diverse group of ideas and what interesting people are doing and thinking about.”

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  • “A community event of interesting conversations with thought leaders on topics that provoke deeper understanding and connection.”

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  • “A perfect way to take a vacation from daily life, expanding my mind and piquing my curiosity without leaving home.”

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  • “Uncharted shows Berkeleyside’s ability to raise their vital hyperlocal journalism to far-reaching (inter)national heights.”

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  • “Progressives can be apocalyptic too! 🙂 Uncharted connects me to smart people and ideas. I love it!”

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  • “Wonderful view of the world through many contrasting eyes and minds.”

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  • “Uncharted: where enlightened speakers and prominent thinkers spark conversations that ride unexpected moments of brilliance.”

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  • “A delectable spread of ideas on the edge, tapped from the fertile environment of Berkeley and the San Francisco Bay Area.” 

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