The video above is being shown onstage now at TEDWomen and livestreamed around the world to TEDx events. TEDWomen cohost Pat Mitchell, the President of the Paley Center for Media, sits down for an intimate Q&A with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, president of Liberia. In this 3-minute video, Sirleaf talks about some of the leadership challenges a woman faces — and talks about her unofficial sobriquet: Liberia’s “Iron Lady” …
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A dream analysis app creator. A fearless swimmer. The CEO of Campbell’s Soup. A spacesuit designer. These are the kinds of speakers who will take the stage when TEDWomen 2013 kicks off at San Francisco’s SFJAZZ Center tomorrow. With three sessions centered around the theme “Invented Here,” the event will be a global look at […]
A troupe of Rwandan drummers, odes to grandmas and laughing at cerebral palsy: A recap of TEDWomen 2013, Session 3
By Kate Torgovnick, Helen Walters and Emily McManus Session 3 of TEDWomen begins with an empty stage. And then: the noise of drumming breaks through the quiet as four women, draped in shiny blue cloth with gold bands around their foreheads, march onstage carrying with them large, wooden drums. They place them on the red […]