Building A Legacy: What Would You Do With 120 Days? | Dr. Allana Da Graca | TEDxBentleyU

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Published on September 12, 2017
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What would you do with 120 days? According to Dr. Allana Da Graca, you have the opportunity to unpack hidden desires to reach personal and professional goals. Dr. Da Graca, the author of "Tomorrow Can't Wait", shares moments of learning from childhood to present with a creative approach. She integrates poetry and song as she highlights the pivotal moments in her life that helped her to pause negative self-talk and redefine her "Voice." Dr. Da Graca is the founder of Turning On the Lights Global Institute and a Bentley University educator. Dr. Allana Da Graca is a Bentley University educator who loves to inspire her students to use effective speaking skills. A teacher at heart, Dr. Da Graca understands the dilemma of navigating city life while pursuing an education. Her dedication to civility and bridging ties with institutions of learning is evident with her work on an domestic and international level. Dr. Da Graca is the recipient of the Robert C. Ford fellowship, BHCC MLK Award, and contributing author of the first Encyclopedia of Online Learning. She is the author of Tomorrow Can’t Wait, Chronicles of a Poet and the Women Build Confidence Coaching Series. She is the founder of Turning On the Lights Global Institute. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at