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Watch new TED Talks from the Audacious Project

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Watch new TED Talks from the Audacious Project

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The Audacious Project is TED’s collaborative funding initiative to put ideas for social change into action. Today, we launched eight new talks from this year’s cohort, featuring some of the world’s boldest changemakers and their ideas to solve humanity’s most pressing challenges. Collectively this group has secured more than $900 million in funding from the []

The TED Theater at TED2022, in photos

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The TED Theater at TED2022, in photos

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A visual feast from the TED Theater in Vancouver, BC, Canada during TED2022: A New Era, April 10-14, 2022. Read our live coverage of the conference and watch TED Talks from TED2022. TED2022 Photo Team: Ella DeGea, Mike Femia, Callie Giovanna, Bret Hartman, Ryan Lash, Erin Lubin, Stacie McChesney, Jason Redmond, Gilberto Tadday, Jasmina Tomic []

Sustainable and personalized gifting at TED2022

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Sustainable and personalized gifting at TED2022

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At TED2022, the goal of the gift program is to prioritize sustainability and minimize waste. The chosen items aim to inspire creativity and better habits while also considering the packaging and materials used. Attendees can personalize their TED Gift by creating a wishlist with all the things they’re interested in – and deliberately select something []

The TED community stands with Ukraine

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The TED community stands with Ukraine

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TED is back in Vancouver for TED2022, our flagship conference and the first in the city since 2019. All eyes were on the war in Ukraine for the conference’s opening session on Sunday night. The conference launched with stirring talks from chess grandmaster and human rights advocate Garry Kasparov, who detailed Vladimir Putin’s rise to []

Introducing The Audacious Project’s new cohort

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Introducing The Audacious Project’s new cohort

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Communities around the globe are grappling with division and uncertainty. Lasting and transformative change on the world’s most pressing challenges will require us to work together and find common ground. At The Audacious Project, we aspire to be a lever for courageous collaboration, supporting those who are reimagining and rebuilding our systems to better meet []

Announcing the speaker lineup for TED2022: A New Era

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Announcing the speaker lineup for TED2022: A New Era

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TED has unveiled an ambitious, eclectic speaker lineup for our flagship annual conference, themed “A New Era.” Why a new era? Because, as our positioning statement puts it: “A lot has changed since we last gathered in Vancouver for TED three years ago. We return not for more of the same, wonderful though that was, []

Meet the 2022 class of TED Fellows

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Meet the 2022 class of TED Fellows

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The TED Fellows program is thrilled to announce the 2022 cohort of TED Fellows, whose work spans five continents and represents 14 countries — including, for the first time, Angola, Ethiopia and South Sudan. This year’s TED Fellows include a technologist making education more accessible for multilingual families, an astrophysicist who discovered 60 new exoplanets []

TEDinArabic holds inaugural regional event in Doha, Qatar, featuring pioneering TED Talks in Arabic

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TEDinArabic holds inaugural regional event in Doha, Qatar, featuring pioneering TED Talks in Arabic

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TEDinArabic is a joint initiative with TED and Qatar Foundation designed to provide a global platform for thinkers, researchers, artists and change-makers across the Arabic-speaking world. Launched in July 2020, TEDinArabic is TED’s first initiative to amplify ideas, inventions and stories from Arabic-speaking communities. It seeks to inspire solutions that extend across the Arab world []

“Wisdom’s Home”

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“Wisdom’s Home”

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This is part of an ongoing spotlight created by Black@TED, TED’s employee resource group for staff who identify as Black.   “Wisdom’s Home” by Dian Lofton This piece describes a re-establishing of our own intuition, creating a space for us to reconnect with, reflect on and appreciate what we intuitively know. Making images has been []

“The Main Ingredient”

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“The Main Ingredient”

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This is part of an ongoing spotlight created by Black@TED, TED’s employee resource group for staff who identify as Black.   An ineffable chemistry chose us. Our shades, hues, textures— Breathtaking. Complex polymers form to produce our Melanin Coat of Arms. The beauty of formidable, dominant genes that code our entire experience. Us, the sums []

Together with COP26, TED hosts Countdown, a global livestream presented by YouTube Originals

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Together with COP26, TED hosts Countdown, a global livestream presented by YouTube Originals

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In collaboration with the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), TED announced today details of the Countdown Global Livestream taking place 12-2:30pm ET on Saturday, October 30 on TED’s YouTube channel. Building on the success of the 2020 Countdown launch, this free global event, presented by YouTube Originals, will lay out a credible and realistic pathway []