ABOUT TEDxYouth@MadeiraSchool

We live in a society that constantly tells us what to and what not to do. What we should and should not be. What to question and what to leave be. Many of us spend time trying to assess where we fit inside the lines in fear of coloring outside of them. When we happen to do so, it seems as though the cards are stacked against us. So, we go back to the comfort of the lines. Yet, the past few months have shown the need to venture outside of them. Embracing ourselves to the fullest extent, whatever this may be, has proven a necessity. Defying odds can reflect a multitude of things, but most importantly it is rooted in taking risks even when the outcome may not seem in your favor. So, what does Defying odds mean to you?