What Loneliness Can Teach Us About Connection


Kyla Sokoll-Ward

Monday, April 20th, 5-6pm PT / 8-9pm ET
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What Loneliness Can Teach Us About Connection
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Join us for an interactive event with loneliness expert Kyla Sokoll-Ward, who'll share her research and teach us games that fuel connection. Event Description: Join us for an interactive event, during which we'll learn about the major findings of the Millennial Loneliness Interviews: a series of several dozen interviews conducted by loneliness expert Kyla Sokoll-Ward, who explores the concepts of loneliness, connection, and finding community with a focus on the Millennial generation. We'll also play a series of of authentic relating games designed to foster fast, meaningful connection among adults. At this moment of social distancing, we invite you to spend an hour learning about loneliness and finding ways to feel more connected. Event Location: This event will take place online via Zoom, a free video-conferencing tool. New to Zoom? After you buy your ticket, you'll receive an email with step-by-step instructions on how to use it, and you'll be a pro in no time! Kyla’s Bio: Kyla Sokoll-Ward is a speaker, facilitator, and professional empath who speaks about loneliness among Millennials and how Millennials can use their emotional experiences as tools for connection. She has shared her message internationally, on multiple TEDx stages, and has facilitated connective experiences for thousands of young adults around the world. Kyla’s work aims to help Millennials upgrade their empathy skill set, ask better questions, and get more curious about what it means to be human. She has interviewed dozens of millennials around the world about their experiences with connection and loneliness and, based on the results, has created a framework for connection that can be used in a multitude of settings. Through keynotes, workshops, and 1:1 mentorship, she aims to disrupt the status quo of connection and challenge others to connect more intentionally, vulnerably, and empathically with those around them. She’s a firm believer that we’re only one good question away from connecting with the entire world. About Speakeasy: Speakeasy offers intimate events with compelling speakers and performers online via Zoom. Learn more about Speakeasy and check out a list of all of our events.

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