To celebrate March 8, International Women’s Day, we suggest these four TEDTalks gems from some amazing speakers — artists, scientists and economists who think deeply about the role of women. Author and activist Isabel Allende discusses women, creativity, feminism — and the power of passionate thinkers and doers: The former Finance Minister of Nigeria, Ngozi […]Continue reading
Why you should listen
Carmen Agra Deedy is a storyteller and children's-book author. Born in Cuba, she moved to the United States as a child, and her childhood and family provide a rich vein of material for her vividly told stories.
She's a contributor to National Public Radio and has won numerous awards for her writing.
Carmen Agra Deedy’s TED talk
Carmen Agra Deedy on the TED Blog
Storyteller Carmen Agra Deedy spins a funny, wise and loving tale of parents and kids, starring her Cuban mother. Settle in and enjoy the ride — Mama’s driving! (Recorded February 2005 in Monterey, California. Duration: 17:57.) Watch Carmen Agra Deedy’s 2005 talk on TED.com, where you can download this TEDTalk, rate it, comment on […]Continue reading