IYF Leadership Speaker Series

Alex Sheen

Founder of because I said I would

TEDxTalk Speaker


> about the speaker:

  • Founded because I said I would, an international social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept

  • Alex’s work has been featured on CNN, ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, TODAY Show, Good Morning America, NPR, Fox News, and many other programs

  • Four-time TED presenter in the TEDx Talk series

> topic Description:

  • Shares his story on how he started the international social movement and the impact that he has personally made to teach practical life lessons

  • Inspires people to make and keep their promises

  • Speaks on the importance of individual responsibility in times of COVID-19

  • Touches on the individual actions that students can take to fight the current crisis

> date & time

  • July 28 (Tues.)  10:10 EDT, PDT