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Maria Ladias

Brooklyn , New York, United States
TED Conferences
Senior Manager, Publishing & Programming

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Maria Ladias is senior manager of publishing and programming at TED Conferences, where she writes, edits and publishes engaging and inspiring content for TED's global audience. She also programs select topic-specific TED Collections podcasts, curating and publishing episodes that showcase TED's diverse and innovative speakers and ideas. Maria has been working at TED for over seven years. Maria is passionate about creating and delivering high-quality digital content that educates, entertains, and empowers people. She has a background in fine arts and is highly experienced in copywriting. She is also fluent in Greek and enjoys reading, writing, drawing and spending time with her dachshund.

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Coalition-building: Notes on Session 4 of TED Countdown 2024 Dilemma Series

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Coalition-building: Notes on Session 4 of TED Countdown 2024 Dilemma Series

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Session 4 of the TED Countdown 2024 Dilemma Series was all about coalition-building. Four speakers discussed how we can bring together the world’s best minds and ideas to rethink how we support farms, nourish the youngest generations and collaborate across seeming divides. The event: TED Countdown 2024 Dilemma Series: The future of food, hosted by []

Big Bets: TED Talks on transformation, supported by The Rockefeller Foundation

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Big Bets: TED Talks on transformation, supported by The Rockefeller Foundation

The world needs novel solutions and partnerships to address our most staggering challenges and to transform the systems like food, healthcare, energy and financial services that are essential to making opportunity universal and sustainable. In that spirit, TED and The Rockefeller Foundation joined forces for a special event focused on “Big Bets” — new ideas []

Explorers: Notes on Session 8 of TED2024

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Explorers: Notes on Session 8 of TED2024

From redefining the boundaries of artificial intelligence to unraveling the mysteries of the human genome, Session 8 of TED2024 inspired us to reimagine our relationship with technology and its impact on society. This session’s explorers offered profound insights into the intersection of technology and human experience — and envisioned a future where innovation fosters greater []

Trailblazers: Notes on Session 7 of TED2024

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Trailblazers: Notes on Session 7 of TED2024

We’re about halfway through TED2024, and Session 7 was a whopper — covering everything from preventative medicine for one of the world’s rare diseases to quantum computing, the future of audio computing and a sprinkle of musical improvisational comedy. The event: Talks from Session 7 of TED2024: The Brave and the Brilliant, hosted by TED’s []

Mind Expanders: Notes on Session 2 of TED2024

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Mind Expanders: Notes on Session 2 of TED2024

AI is reshaping how we interact with the world around us and within us, expanding creative possibilities and bringing us closer together by dissolving barriers of all kinds. But anyone who’s paying attention can spot its obvious flaws and potential pitfalls. From trailblazing platforms making software accessible to micro-robotics revolutionizing health care (including a mind-blowing []