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TED2020 seeks the uncharted

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TED2020 seeks the uncharted

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The world has shifted, and so has TED. We need brilliant ideas and thinkers more than ever. While we can’t convene in person, we will convene. Rather than a one-week conference, TED2020 will be an eight-week virtual experience — all held in the company of the TED community. Each week will offer signature TED programming []

The Audacious Project announces new efforts in response to COVID-19

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The Audacious Project announces new efforts in response to COVID-19

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In response to the unprecedented impact of COVID-19, The Audacious Project, a collaborative funding initiative housed at TED, will direct support towards solutions tailored to rapid response and long-term recovery. Audacious has catalyzed more than $30 million towards the first three organizations in its COVID-19 rapid response cohort: Partners In Health will rapidly increase the []

“TEDx SHORTS”, a TED original podcast hosted by actress Atossa Leoni, premieres May 18

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“TEDx SHORTS”, a TED original podcast hosted by actress Atossa Leoni, premieres May 18

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Launching on Monday, May 18, TED’s new podcast TEDx SHORTS gives listeners a quick and meaningful taste of curiosity, skepticism, inspiration and action drawn from TEDx Talks. In less than 10 minutes, host Atossa Leoni guides listeners through fresh perspectives, inspiring stories and surprising information from some of the most compelling TEDx Talks.  TEDx events []

TED Talks Daily welcomes inaugural host, Elise Hu

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TED Talks Daily welcomes inaugural host, Elise Hu

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TED Talks Daily, TED’s most-downloaded podcast, welcomes its inaugural host: Elise Hu. After nearly a decade at NPR, Elise’s first episode of TED Talks Daily will be released on April 6. While at NPR, Elise was a regular contributor to All Things Considered and Morning Edition. She filed stories from more than a dozen countries []

How TED-Ed is helping families, students and teachers navigate the COVID-19 pandemic

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How TED-Ed is helping families, students and teachers navigate the COVID-19 pandemic

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic’s unprecedented impact on education systems worldwide, TED’s award-winning youth and education initiative TED-Ed is focused on providing free, high-quality educational resources to millions of families around the globe. TED-Ed’s existing library of free, video-based lessons has been built by a network of 500,000 educators, spans all ages and subjects and []

Join us for TED Connects: live, daily conversations from TED

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Join us for TED Connects: live, daily conversations from TED

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On Monday, March 23, TED kicks off a free, live and daily conversation series, TED Connects: Community and Hope. As COVID-19 continues to sweep the globe, it’s hard to know where to turn or what to think. Hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson and current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers, this new program will []

What to watch from TED on the coronavirus outbreak

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What to watch from TED on the coronavirus outbreak

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As people across the world face the coronavirus outbreak, TED is committed to being a resource for information, inspiration and hope. We’ve curated talks, interviews, TED-Ed lessons and more to help provide some perspective during the pandemic. Here’s where to start: On Monday, March 23, TED kicked off a free, live and daily conversation series, []

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TED2020 postponed

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Update 5/18/20: TED2020 will not be held in Vancouver, BC. Starting May 18, 2020, the conference is being convened as an eight-week virtual experience. Based on a community-wide decision, TED2020 will move from April 20-24 to July 26-30 — and will still be held in Vancouver, BC. With the COVID-19 virus spreading across the planet, []

Meet the 2020 class of TED Fellows and Senior Fellows

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Meet the 2020 class of TED Fellows and Senior Fellows

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The TED Fellows program is excited to announce the new group of TED2020 Fellows and Senior Fellows! This year’s class represents 13 countries across four continents, and they’re making strides in an impressive range of fields — from astrobiology and ethnomusicology to maternal healthcare and beyond. This group is taking a hard look at the []

The TED Interview podcast kicks off season 3

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The TED Interview podcast kicks off season 3

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The TED Interview launches its newest season on October 9, 2019. Last season notably featured Bill Gates, Monica Lewinsky and Susan Cain — and you can expect another thoughtful lineup of scientists, thinkers and artists for the new season. Season 3 features eight episodes, during which head of TED Chris Anderson will continue to inspire []

Helping learners of English find their own voice

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Helping learners of English find their own voice

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Since its inception, TED has been zealous in its mission of spreading ideas that inspire. It was out of this passion that a partnership between National Geographic Learning emerged to create materials for the English language learning classroom — and help English learners to find their own voice. National Geographic Learning’s goal is to bring []