What powers the journey to a better future? Some really big wishes, and even bigger ideas. Our speakers in this session all have the tenacity, hope and relentless optimism necessary to believe that we can make progress in solving some of the most intractable problems of our time.
Here are the speakers who appeared in this session. Click below to read a full recap of each speaker’s talk:
Zak Ebrahim, a child of a terrorist who now fights for peace. Read more about his talk.
Melinda and Bill Gates work to improve the world’s access to quality healthcare, education, and beyond. Read more about their talk.
Jehane Noujaim‘s documentary, The Square, was nominated for an Oscar. She talked about how the film is being viewed in Egypt. Read more about her talk.
The winner of the 2014 TED Prize, Charmian Gooch, tirelessly combats corruption worldwide. Here, she finally revealed her wish for the world. Read more about her talk.
And finally, composer/singer/author/actor/activist Sting is more than a musician, advocating for human rights around the globe. Read more about his talk.
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