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TEDWomen Presents: Women leading the future, with Heidi Hammel and Nadia Drake

TEDWomen Presents: Women leading the future, with Heidi Hammel and Nadia Drake

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Nothing says “future” quite like humanity’s quest to understand our cosmic surroundings. The fourth day of TEDWomen Presents — an online festival featuring interviews with leading women, interactive workshops, specially curated film screenings and more — focused on science and the future, with a conversation between astronomer Heidi Hammel and science journalist Nadia Drake. Big []

TEDWomen Presents: Women leading on rights, with Jane Fonda, Vanessa Nakate and Mary Robinson

TEDWomen Presents: Women leading on rights, with Jane Fonda, Vanessa Nakate and Mary Robinson

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The basic human right to live on a sustainable, equitable planet is being threatened by a global climate crisis. How do we stop the loss of ecosystems, displacement of communities and destruction of livelihoods? The third day of TEDWomen Presents — an online festival featuring interviews with leading women, interactive workshops, specially curated film screenings []

TEDWomen Presents: Women leading change, with Tamana Ayazi and Kat Craig

TEDWomen Presents: Women leading change, with Tamana Ayazi and Kat Craig

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If there’s a constant in our lives, it’s change. The first day of TEDWomen Presents — an online festival featuring interviews with leading women, interactive workshops, specially curated film screenings and more — focused on change and the challenges that come with it, culminating in a moving conversation between filmmaker Tamana Ayazi and human rights lawyer []

How you can join the TEDWomen community

How you can join the TEDWomen community

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What is TEDWomen? In 2009, Pat Mitchell was wrestling with a problem — she believed not enough was being done to get women on stages around the world, and that more women deserved to share their ideas on the TED stage. Women have always been a catalyst for change in the TED community, but at []

Join us for TEDWomen 2020: Fearless on November 12

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 []

The bold and brilliant conference shorts from TEDWomen 2019

The bold and brilliant conference shorts from TEDWomen 2019

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TEDWomen 2019 explored topics ranging from immigration to climate change, from menopause to sexism and beyond. To interweave dazzling talks and introduce sessions, curators CC Hutten and Jonathan Wells handpicked a series of short videos that complemented the themes and narratives that ran throughout the conference. Their selections highlighted the ideas shared, offered viewers a []

TEDWomen 2018 Film Festival: Our program of conference shorts

TEDWomen 2018 Film Festival: Our program of conference shorts

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Between the amazing speakers of TEDWomen, there’s a carefully programmed mini film festival — brilliant short films, curated by Jonathan Wells and Anyssa Samari, that set (or re-set) the mood in the theater, and celebrate the creativity of women and men around the world. Here’s what played, session by session: Session 1: Showing Up The []

3 reasons why women are still fighting for equal healthcare

3 reasons why women are still fighting for equal healthcare

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TEDWomen co-host Pat Mitchell writes: Once again this summer, I had the privilege of moderating sessions during the Spotlight Health Aspen Institute Ideas Festival. There were some surprises in a session titled “Breakthroughs and Challenges in Women’s Health” with importance for all women, and I want to share some of that information with you. With two esteemed []

Playlist: 10 TEDWomen talks for Earth Day

Playlist: 10 TEDWomen talks for Earth Day

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Earlier this week, I had the privilege and honor to plant trees with the daughter and granddaughter of environmentalist Wangari Maathai. In recognition of her life’s work promoting “sustainable development, democracy and peace,” Maathai received the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize. She was a lifelong activist who founded the Green Belt Movement in 1977. At that []

What’s the definition of feminism? 12 talks that explain it to you

What’s the definition of feminism? 12 talks that explain it to you

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Earlier this month, Merriam-Webster announced that 2017’s word of the year is feminism. Searches for the word on the dictionary website spiked throughout the year, beginning in January around the Women’s March, again after Kellyanne Conway said in an interview that she didn’t consider herself a feminist, and during some of feminism’s many pop culture []

Breathe and push: Notes from Session 6: Rebuild

Breathe and push: Notes from Session 6: Rebuild

We’ve spent the past few days together thinking on big ideas, hard problems and new visions for what the world might be. What will tie it all together? This session on rebuilding — on facing tough questions and finding the inner (and exterior) resources we need to move forward. Embrace your emotional truth. How we deal []

When two take the stage: Images from TEDWomen 2017 duets

When two take the stage: Images from TEDWomen 2017 duets

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If you think a TED Talk is always a solo star turn, think again. Every year at TEDWomen, we feature a whole session devoted to talks given by two partners.  Whether they’re couples, collaborators, parent and kid, or best friends, the onstage chemistry is always fun to watch. In this photo gallery you may get []