Lower Merion School District is holding an independently organized TEDx event Monday, June 4 to show students how they can effect societal change.
The students of Lower Merion School District's chapter of TEDx, the nonprofit organization devoted to fostering positive societal change, organized the event, which includes speakers who are current and former students of the district.
One of the former students speaking at the event is David Spandorfer, the CEO of the new running apparel company, Janji, which he started along with business partner Mike Burnstein last year in his final year at the Washington University of St. Louis.
A Class of 2007 alum, Spandorfer founded Janji as a "movement of runners devoted to ending the global food and water crisis. While we runners require lots of clean water and a ton of healthy food to help us train, run our 5ks, and finish our marathons, hundreds of millions around the world lack the simple nourishment just to survive."