The “Beyond the Diploma” Alumni Speaker Series is a fundraiser showcasing Eden Prairie High School graduates and the stories of what they have done after graduation.
Funds raised from this event provide grants to
teachers and staff in our district to enhance student learning.
Fall 2018 Featured Speaker:
“Mental Health, Social Entrepreneurship & Overcoming Fear”
Founder of Anxiety in Teens
Solome Tibebu is a mental health and patient advocate, social entrepreneur and digital health investor at Affiniti VC. Solome is passionate about new technologies creating an equitable environment for mental wellness, care coordination, and leveraging our challenges for social good. She has been a supporter of mental health innovation for over a decade, including serving as Founder of the non-profit, Anxiety In Teens, and board member at a number of human service policy organizations and non-profits. She is a ’08 graduate of Eden Prairie High School and ’12 graduate of the University of St. Thomas with a B.A. in Entrepreneurship. Her work has been featured in The Huffington Post, Forbes, TEDx, Inc Magazine, Upworthy, Psychology Today and more. Link to her Ted Talk.
Monday, October 8 at 7:00pm
Eden Prairie High School Auditorium
Adult Tickets – $15 (plus processing fees)
Student Tickets (18 and under) – $5 (plus processing fees)
Bios of past speakers:
October 2017 – Adam Bartley, Actor, featured in “Longmire” and “This is Us” – EPHS Class of 1997
March 2017 – Betsy McCann, University of MN Marching Band Director, First Female Director in Big10 – EPHS Class of 1999