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5 traits we look for in TED Fellows

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5 traits we look for in TED Fellows

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Every year, TED opens applications for its new group of TED Fellows. We get thousands of applications from all corners of the world, representing every field under the sun — musical theater, electric aviation, landscape architecture, quantum computing. How do we select just 20 people to become part of the new class TED Fellows? It’s []

How TED Fellows shape your future

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How TED Fellows shape your future

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Have you ever wondered what, or who, shapes your future? What we’ve noticed over the past decade of selecting TED Fellows is that the people who are actually shaping the future are the people doing the work, often at the local level. They’re the ones working on the ground to better their communities — and []

Meet the 2021 class of TED Fellows

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Meet the 2021 class of TED Fellows

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The TED Fellows program is thrilled to announce the 2021 cohort of TED Fellows, whose work spans five continents and represents 14 countries — including, for the first time, Peru. Each TED Fellow was selected for their remarkable achievements, the potential impact of their work and their commitment to community building. This year’s TED Fellows []

TED@Work reimagines TED Talks for workplace learning

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TED@Work reimagines TED Talks for workplace learning

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Inspire new ways of working with TED@Work. Request a demo here. 2020 required businesses to embrace change like never before, and reminded them what’s needed to stay afloat: more innovation, more authenticity and more brave conversations. They looked to TED for help. For years, learning and development teams at companies have reached out to TED []

TED launches TED Audio Collective for podcasts

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TED launches TED Audio Collective for podcasts

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On February 22, 2021, TED launches the TED Audio Collective to house its growing collection of podcasts. While broadly known for its global conferences and signature TED Talk videos, TED is also one of the top podcast publishers in the world. TED podcasts are downloaded 1.65 million times per day in virtually every country on []

An update on the #MysteryExperiment

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An update on the #MysteryExperiment

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As you may recall, we’ve been promoting a #MysteryExperiment at TED. Today we can share with you a few more details. It’s unusual and, potentially, really significant. With funding from an anonymous donor couple in the TED community and under advisement from leading university researchers, we are giving away $2 million in the form of []

A strange TED tease … Here comes the #MysteryExperiment

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A strange TED tease … Here comes the #MysteryExperiment

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A mysterious experiment was launched today, supervised by a group of individuals at TED with input from social scientists. It invites members of the public from seven different countries, recruited on Twitter, to apply to take part in what is described as an “exciting, surprising, somewhat time-consuming, but possibly life-changing” experiment. However, the full purpose []

An update on allegations about a TED speaker

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An update on allegations about a TED speaker

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It has come to TED’s attention that the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office is investigating sexual assault allegations against TED2016 speaker Adam Foss. Foss denies the allegations. [Details at WBUR] Sexual assault is a criminal matter, and we know that it is hard for survivors to speak out and to be believed. That said, TED []

Join us for TEDWomen 2020: Fearless on November 12

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Join us for TEDWomen 2020: Fearless on November 12

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TEDWomen 2020 is nearly here! The day-long conference will take place on November 12 via TED’s new virtual conference platform. TEDWomen attendees will experience TED’s signature talks as well as an array of live, interactive sessions, community “idea dates,” small-group speaker Q&As and more. The talks featured in the program have been developed in collaboration []