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Crawford Hunt

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Thrive: TED Talks from Indigenous leaders, in partnership with Nia Tero

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Thrive: TED Talks from Indigenous leaders, in partnership with Nia Tero

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The first-ever TED Salon co-created in partnership with Nia Tero featured five extraordinary Indigenous leaders, collectively representing thousands of communities worldwide. Speaking on issues connected to Indigenous environmental guardianship, the speakers laid out a compelling vision for how to better steward the Earth. The event: TED Talks from five Indigenous leaders, hosted by Nia Tero’s managing []

Future-facing ideas from emerging leaders: TED Talks from the Bezos Scholars

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Future-facing ideas from emerging leaders: TED Talks from the Bezos Scholars

The first-ever TED Salon co-created in partnership with the Bezos Family Foundation featured incredible ideas from the Bezos Scholars — extraordinary young people thinking about the future of education, human rights, financial systems and more — as well as some special TED Fellows guests. The result of a years-long collaboration between the Bezos Scholars and []

What’s next for climate action? The talks from the TED Countdown New York Session 2022

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What’s next for climate action? The talks from the TED Countdown New York Session 2022

Countdown, TED’s climate action initiative founded in partnership with Future Stewards, launched three years ago with a focus on accelerating solutions to climate change. The goal: to highlight possible pathways forward and weave a story of how we can help build a safer, cleaner, fairer and net-zero future for all. After creating more than 100 []

Awe: Notes from Session 11 of TED2022

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Awe: Notes from Session 11 of TED2022

What a week! Eleven mainstage sessions of TED Talks, two sessions of TED Fellows talks, an incredible array of on-site activations, countless Discovery Sessions, parties, dinners and more made TED2022 a triumphant return to Vancouver. The closing session of the conference capped off the week with world-changing ideas from the mountains of Nepal to the []

Imagination: Notes from Session 10 of TED2022

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Imagination: Notes from Session 10 of TED2022

The wondrous, expansive, absurd creativity of humanity was on full display at Session 10 of TED2022, which featured seven brilliant speakers, one deeply beautiful and imaginative performance and a much-needed comedic interlude. The event: Talks from Session 10 of TED2022, hosted by TED’s Helen Walters When and where: Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at the Vancouver []

Cities: Notes from Session 9 of TED2022

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Cities: Notes from Session 9 of TED2022

The future of cities is inextricably tied to the future of humanity. They’re sites of innovation, culture, community building — and, at the same time, home to some of the world’s most intractable problems, like homelessness and pollution. In Session 9 of TED2022, six speakers explored an intentionally provocative whiplash of ideas tied to city []

Regeneration: Notes from Session 8 of TED2022

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Regeneration: Notes from Session 8 of TED2022

Session 8 of TED2022 focused on tackling climate change — in terms of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, adapting to the evolving conditions on Earth and regenerating what we’ve already lost. The session was also linked to TED’s climate project, Countdown, launched in 2020 with the goal of championing and accelerating solutions to the climate crisis. []

Audacity: Notes from Session 4 of TED2022

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Audacity: Notes from Session 4 of TED2022

It’s during the darkest times that humans are capable of extraordinary responses. Session 4 of TED2022 celebrated those responses, with talks from this year’s cohort of Audacious Project Grantees. Housed at TED, the Audacious Project supports those responding to the world’s biggest challenges — from climate change to threats to democracy to the global refugee []

Intelligence: Notes from Session 3 of TED2022

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Intelligence: Notes from Session 3 of TED2022

The quest to better understand human intelligence — and to build more advanced artificial intelligence — is complex, knotty and exhilarating. In a wonderfully eclectic session, seven speakers explored the concept of intelligence as it applies to everything from a brain-computer interface to dragonflies, AI-powered art and meditation. The event: Talks from TED2022, Session 3: []

Reimagine: TED Talks from five inspiring youth leaders, in partnership with UNICEF

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Reimagine: TED Talks from five inspiring youth leaders, in partnership with UNICEF

Young people across the world are reimagining the future and catalyzing the changes we need today. One thing is clear: we need to listen to youth voices now more than ever. In two days of virtual talks, we heard from five inspiring youth leaders about their most pressing concerns and the opportunities they see to []

What Now … for planet Earth? Notes from Session 4 of TEDWomen 2021

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What Now … for planet Earth? Notes from Session 4 of TEDWomen 2021

If we’re going to continue to live, breathe and thrive together on this planet, we’re going to have to answer a couple of very important questions: What now for the Earth? And how do we balance the urgency of the climate crisis while still dreaming of a bright future? With actions and answers, six incredible []

What Now … for women and the world? Notes from Session 1 of TEDWomen 2021

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What Now … for women and the world? Notes from Session 1 of TEDWomen 2021

It’s time for TEDWomen 2021! We couldn’t be more excited to be back in person and feeling the trademark TEDWomen magic together again. This year, the theme is “What Now?” and we’ll be exploring what comes now after nearly everything about how we live and work has been altered by the realities of a global []