TED Conversations

Lara Stein

TED Licensing Director,


This conversation is closed. Start a new conversation
or join one »

How do we capture the collective wisdom and engage the global TEDx communities?

There have been over 1400 TEDx events globally. Each of these TEDx events are nurturing incredible local communities. These communities value education and the power of ideas to change the world. How do we connect these communities and share their collective wisdom?

How do we help these communities take action, both locally and globally?


Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.

  • thumb
    Mar 20 2011: We need themes. In the work I have been doing on sustainable futures in the UK I've adapted the idea of the Forum of the Future's five capitals and looked at them as assets - social, human, built (made), natural and financial. I'd suggest grouping the TEDx activity under 5 broad headings and then digging down - to look at topics - like cities, food etc.

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.