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Hailey Reissman

Brooklyn, NY, United States
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Editorial Coordinator, TEDx

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I live in Brooklyn and work with TEDx in NY -- searching out stories about all the amazing, world-changing events happening all the time, all over the globe.

Stories by Hailey Reissman:

Street artists from around the world — brought together virtually by TEDx and the Google Cultural Institute

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Street artists from around the world — brought together virtually by TEDx and the Google Cultural Institute

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Alexandre Farto spends his days creating towering works on the buildings of Lisbon and London — portraits of people that mirror urban decay, dissolving into scratches and splatters. Their stretched-out visages gaze over these cities with solemn, elegant omniscience. Meanwhile, Shai Dahan adorns walls, facades and barriers in Gothenburg and Borås with colorful odes to []

Remembering Giorgio Ungania, the organizer of TEDxDubai

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Remembering Giorgio Ungania, the organizer of TEDxDubai

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The TEDx community lost a beloved member this week. Giorgio Ungania, organizer and curator of TEDxDubai, passed away on Sunday at age 46. Giorgio was a force of life and an instrumental leader in our community, organizing his first event in 2009 and going on to organize many more events, including TEDxYouth@Dubai and TEDxDubaiChange. Giorgio was a []

A 10,000-person TEDx event unfolds in Buenos Aires

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A 10,000-person TEDx event unfolds in Buenos Aires

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In October, ten thousand people sat in the stands of Argentina’s largest indoor event space, Tecnópolis, bracing themselves for the moment when the stage lights would turn on. They weren’t waiting for your typical amphitheater fare — not for Beyonce, nor for football. Instead, they were waiting to be entertained by a historian who researches []

8 smart strategies TEDx organizers use to find great speakers

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8 smart strategies TEDx organizers use to find great speakers

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Talks on science, space and dung beetles. Talks on philosophy, medicine and folding paper towels. Every day, all over the globe, TEDx organizers are tirelessly working to find inventive, ingenious speakers ready to bring talks to life. We asked 10 TEDx organizers to share the process behind sourcing great speakers and great talks. Below, 8 pieces []

7 things learned from a day spent watching TEDxCERN

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7 things learned from a day spent watching TEDxCERN

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Wednesday marked the second-ever TEDxCERN, the event organized by the folks at CERN, the famed particle physics research center in Geneva, Switzerland, responsible for bringing us the World Wide Web, the Large Hadron Collider, and confirmation of the existence of the Higgs boson. You know, just a few minor things. TEDxCERN brought together a mix []

How a TEDx event spun up in Bhilwara

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How a TEDx event spun up in Bhilwara

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Bhilwara is a city in Rajasthan, India, famous for its textile industry. Textiles dominate the local economy; after agriculture, it’s the leading employer in the city. The city is populated with spinning looms, fabric processing plants and weaving centers, producing huge swaths of yarn and thousands of tons of suiting fabric. But seeing Bhilwara merely []

How do you animate cosmic rays? The story behind a TEDxCERN TED-Ed lesson

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How do you animate cosmic rays? The story behind a TEDxCERN TED-Ed lesson

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On September 24, TEDxCERN was hosted by physicist Brian Cox (watch his TED Talk: “CERN’s supercollider“), and the world was welcomed to watch for free. Below, an appetite-whetter that originally ran on the TEDx Innovations Blog. Cosmic rays. Active galactic nuclei. Nucleosynthesis. For physicist Veronica Bindi, this is everyday vocabulary. A ten-year collaborator with AMS-02 — an experiment analyzing []

Fun and nerdy field trips: TEDx Adventures take to the streets

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Fun and nerdy field trips: TEDx Adventures take to the streets

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This week, we’ve launched a new blog: TEDx Innovations. It’s a space for TEDx organizers to share their passion and ingenuity, to reveal the things they’re trying at their events and the ways they’re evolving this global platform before our eyes. Bookmark it and look for lots more to come. Mastering the physics behind sailing in the Boston []