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Everything you need to know about donating your voice: Why you should help The Human Voicebank InitiativeEverything you need to know about donating your voice: Why you should help The Human Voicebank Initiative

Posted By TED Guest Author

By Rupal Patel At TEDWomen, I introduced the audience to VocaliD — a project aimed at designing personalized synthetic voices so that people with severe speech impairments can use a voice that fits their body and personality. This is a project that I’ve been working on for several years, along with my students and my […]

Business

Further reading (and watching) on women and the workplaceFurther reading (and watching) on women and the workplace

Posted By Jessica Gross

During an interview at TEDWomen 2013, host Pat Mitchell asked Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg to explain how her 2010 TED Talk evolved. “I asked myself the question that Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook and my boss, asks all of us, which is: What would I do if I wasn’t afraid?” Sandberg said. Her answer: “I […]

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The highlights of TEDWomen 2013, in picturesThe highlights of TEDWomen 2013, in pictures

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

TEDWomen 2013 brought so many moments of delight. In session 1, Jessica Matthews showed us how a jumprope could generate electricity. In session 2, Rupal Patel revealed an incredible system to give an authentic voice to those who are unable to speak. And in session 3, Esta Soler explained how the Polaroid camera was an […]

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A troupe of Rwandan drummers, odes to grandmas and laughing at cerebral palsy: A recap of TEDWomen 2013, Session 3A troupe of Rwandan drummers, odes to grandmas and laughing at cerebral palsy: A recap of TEDWomen 2013, Session 3

Posted By Tedstaff

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 […]

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Ban the word bossy. Sheryl Sandberg lights up TEDWomen 2013Ban the word bossy. Sheryl Sandberg lights up TEDWomen 2013

Posted By Helen Walters

“It’s nice to look out and see so many women. That’s not my norm,” Sheryl Sandberg comments drily as she takes her place onstage at TEDWomen 2013  at the SFJazz Center. She’s here to talk with co-host Pat Mitchell, in a Q&A follow-up to her incendiary 2010 TED Talk, given at a TEDWomen three years […]

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11 fascinating talks from TEDWomen11 fascinating talks from TEDWomen

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

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 […]

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The inventors, trailblazers and performers of TEDWomen 2013, “Invented Here”The inventors, trailblazers and performers of TEDWomen 2013, “Invented Here”

Posted By Tedstaff

Invented here. There. And, well, everywhere. This year’s TEDWomen is dedicated to out-of-the-box thinking from women around the globe. TEDWomen 2013 will take place on December 4th through 6th in San Francisco — but the whole world will be watching. There are 220 TEDxWomen events being held in 58 countries, each tuning into the webcast of the […]

Music

25 songs to celebrate innovators: A Spotify playlist inspired by TEDWomen25 songs to celebrate innovators: A Spotify playlist inspired by TEDWomen

Posted By Becky Chung

Inspired by the theme of TEDWomen 2013, “Invented Here,” we’ve created a killer playlist with songs about women who’ve innovated, made a difference, taken a stand and changed history in the process. Our mixtape of tunes include: a Swedish dance-pop tribute to Marie Curie’s research on radioactivity, Jane Birkin’s ode to the work and ideals […]

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TEDWomen 2013: Invented Here. Registration now open.TEDWomen 2013: Invented Here. Registration now open.

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

The old saying goes: “Necessity is the mother of invention.” Folded into this truism is a nugget of wisdom: that women so often are the ones driving innovation, the creative powerhouses surfacing new concepts, and the active force crystalizing change in communities near and far. This is the spirit that TEDWomen 2013 will celebrate with […]

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Today: Watch TEDxWomen with your communityToday: Watch TEDxWomen with your community

Posted By TED Guest Author

At Thursday’s TEDxWomen, a wide range of amazing women, and a few good men, will speak onstage in New York and Los Angeles. And you can take part wherever you are, by joining in a range of amazing events and happenings. Attend a TEDxWomen watch party. All over the world, amazing TEDx organizers have been […]

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TEDxWomen: A truly global conversation

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On December 1st, TEDxWomen will take place at the Paley Centers in both New York and LA. Simultaneously, over 110 TEDxWomen events will be hosted by TEDx event Organizers in communities all around the world, including China, The Netherlands, Israel, Pakistan, Romania, South Africa, Lebanon and the United States. Besides watching the webcast of TEDxWomen, […]