Have an idea to share? Apply to our TED Idea Search: Latin America 2021

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Have an idea to share? Apply to our TED Idea Search: Latin America 2021

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Do you have a TED Talk to share with the world? TED is hosting its second idea search of 2021 with a mission to hear big, bold ideas — this time specifically from Latin America.  TED Idea Search: Latin America 2021 is open to anyone living in or descended from South America, Mexico, Central America []

Speakers revealed for TEDMonterey 2021: The Case for Optimism

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Here it is. The speaker lineup (so far!) for TEDMonterey 2021: The Case for Optimism, which is just seven weeks away. At this very special TED event, we’ll celebrate the clear-eyed and the bold of heart, those who don’t shy away from the most intractable-seeming problems but rather step toward them to make the case that, []

“Body Stuff with Dr. Jen Gunter,” a new podcast from the TED Audio Collective, premieres May 19

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“Body Stuff with Dr. Jen Gunter,” a new podcast from the TED Audio Collective, premieres May 19

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Body Stuff with Dr. Jen Gunter, the newest podcast from the TED Audio Collective, launches on May 19. Body Stuff will bust the lies you’re told — and sold — about your personal health. Body Stuff is hosted by celebrated OB/GYN, pain medicine physician and TED speaker Dr. Jen Gunter, who has made it her []

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 []

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 []

Notes from Session Zero(!) of TEDMonterey

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What’s Session Zero? It’s the first-ever special teaser session of a TED Conference! Ten days from now, on August 1, TEDMonterey kicks off in Monterey, California. More than a year of planning for TED’s first in-person conference since 2019 resulted in some forward-thinking, including recording talks from amazing speakers around the world, just in case []

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 []

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 []

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 []

Evolutions: The talks of TED@BCG 2021

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Evolutions don’t happen overnight. After a year of slowing down and shifting priorities due to the pandemic, we can use this moment to find a better way forward. In a day of talks, interviews and performances, nine speakers and performers explored a range of innovative solutions aimed at addressing the climate crisis, cybersecurity, inequality, trust []