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Local stories told by courageous leaders working against the current.

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Come and be inspired by stories of courage and hope. 

UPSTREAM is a TED-talk style event that invites participants into the stories of courageous leaders with lived experience in poverty, addiction or incarceration in our community.  These emerging leaders have come together to use their experiences to impact positive change in the Miami Valley.  

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 6:30pm

Dayton Art Institute 456 Belmonte Park N, Dayton, OH

Tickets $30/person at the door


Meet the Speakers



Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor


Get Involved

Thank you for considering the opportunity to become a sponsor for Think Tank’s Change Leader inaugural UPSTREAM event.  

Partnering with Think Tank as a sponsor for this event allows your company a truly unique and meaningful opportunity to create change by offering new perspectives, shifting mindsets and shaping culture. If your business is committed to making a significant social impact through empowering people with lived experience to develop their leadership skills and access platforms to lead change, please click here to learn how to become a sponsor.


For more, contact Marlo Fox by email: