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How marathons can heal communities: 5 incredible storiesHow marathons can heal communities: 5 incredible stories

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Yes, a marathon is about running 26.2 miles. But as May El-Khalil describes in today’s talk, a marathon can also be about so much more — a chance for people to come together and celebrate the human spirit. El-Khalil is the founder of the Beirut Marathon and, in this talk, she describes how a personal […]

Live from TEDGlobal 2013

TED Global newsmakers: A closer look at Laptop U, plus the first all-female race in Beirut, and more

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

With TEDGlobal 2013 just 17 days in the distance, we in the TED office are getting very excited to “Think Again.” Here, a look at the conference speakers who made the news this week. Education innovator Anant Agarwal is interviewed in The New Yorker article “Laptop U.” The founder of edX, Harvard and MIT’s online […]