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Theme: YouWomen

This event occurred on
December 7, 2010
9:00am - 9:30pm CET
(UTC +1hr)
Amsterdam, NH

TEDxAmsterdamWomen is divided into two days. On 7 December, there will be an invite only event for 150 attendees at Sotheby’s. Around 20 male and female speakers will present their ideas on stage, such as well known photographer RVDA, but also televesion presenter and moderator of the day Hella Hueck and many others.

On December 8 there will be a free accessible event at Duncan Stuttenheim’s (creater of Sensation) canal house at Prinsengracht. In addition to the live stream of TEDWOMEN in Washington DC, there will also be around 50 three minute TED talks by guests who send in their video. In addition there wil also be a live Skype chat with TEDWomen in Washington, the TEDxWomen from Soweto and Singapore, and philosopher Alain de Botton.

Program TEDxWomen 7 december: You WoMen!

Moderator Hella Hueck

Sotheby's Amsterdam
De Boelelaan 30 Amsterdam
Prinsengracht 548
Amsterdam, NH, 1083 HJ
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Speakers may not be confirmed. Check event website for more information.

Mark Grol

Director Sotheby's

Carien van der Laan

Founder Women Capital an agency specialised in recruiting and placing women in top positions. A different definition of succes.

Nita Liem

Choreographer. International acclaimed dancer, studies how women and men move. Go big and go home.

Sithabile Mlotshwah

Founding director Thamgidi Fund. An artist and cultural producer. Promoter of African art. Art as a catalyst for change, innovation and human advancement.

Carlien Helmink

Co-owner sustainable fashion house JUX (Eco and fair design) My Nepali tailor is a rock star

Angélique Wouters

Chief Digital Officer of bookstore Selexyz. Knows everything about the future of reading. Turning the last pages of the fysical book?

Niki Kringos

Professor Civil Engineering and Geo sciences. Knows everything about Asphalt!

Jacques Verduin

Founding Director of the Insight Prison Project. Works as a psychologist and teacher in the prisons of LA. Leaving prison...before you get out.

Jannet Vaessen

Managing director of WOMEN Inc. The world's next alpha (fe) male

La Primavera

Operasingers. A minute of Mozart

Mirella Visser

Writer and founder of the center for inclusive leadership. The female paradox

Noa Lodeizen

Founder Young in Prison, a foundation involved with teens in prisons worldwide. Breaking the cycle.

Ghada Abdel Aal

Egyptian writer, columnist and blogger about equality in marriage and society. Screaming ouch! online, with a smile on your face.

Isis van der Wel

Night Mayor of Amsterdam, dj and prodcer. Also owner of a record label, an event agency. All is One.

Corinne Heijn

Owner United Succes. Travels all over the world to connect female business leaders with each other. United for business.

Hanna Verboom

Actress and founder of Get it Done a foundation for innovations in development projects. Start your Own Project.

Reinier van der Aart

Former doctor, now photographer with a cult status. Discover the Female Self.

Azumi Uchitani

Founder Japanese Salon. Brings Japanese and European culture together as a business consultant. Chopsticks & inner elegance.

Jenny Lane

Soul singer with a beautiful voice and presence. Music: turning nothing into something.

Anne van den Berg

Makes beautiful images as an illustrator about insecurity, intimacy and the female body. Title talk: Small

Lavinia Meijer

Classical musician, big promotor of the harp. Music: The right concentration, G. Pierné- Impromptu Caprice.

Trudy Dehue

Professor Theory and History, of Psychology and writer of the book the Epidemic Depression. States: it's normal to be different.

Jan Heemskerk

Editor in chief Playboy the Netherlands. Calls himself the 'all round specialist on female matters.' How women can rule the world (?)

Ineke Aquarius

Founder and director of Butterflyworks, a social design agency. Branding out of Poverty

Nicolette Mak

Social entrepeneur and founder of the agency Valid people. Creates jobs for people with a physical handicap and chronical disease. No Limits!

Claudia Lisboa

Documentary maker and winner of the IDFA documentary award. Became well known, because of her dcoumentary about plastic surgery. Beauty refugee- the politics of beauty.

D. van Boxtel and C. Jansen

Désirée and Cillian, Founders Karmijn Kapitaal, investors with a focus on female entrepeneurs. Untapped Ambition.

Karima Francis

Singer songwriter. A mix of Bob Dylan and Amy Winehouse. The British newspaper the Observer called her "the Best New Act of 2009" Exploding into glorious colour.

Harriette Verwey

Cardiologist specialised in heart disease in women. Women make a difference

Organizing team


Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Tessa Bensch
  • Kim Swagemakers
    Online communications
  • Ellen Bokkinga
    Producer December 8th event
  • Rik De Fluiter
  • Justina van Bakel
    Producer December 7th event
  • Kitty Leering
    Producer December 7th event
  • Marloes Grimberg
  • Carolien Vader
    Blogger, writer program book
  • Elise de Bres
    Developer program book
  • Gervaise Coebergh
  • Marieke Verhagen
  • Tialda Lublink
  • Leon van Weezenbeek
    Executive producer December 7th and 8th
  • Nephtalie Demei
    Producer December 8th event
  • Saskia Kok
    Speakers liaison
  • Jane Tjon Tjauw Liem
    PR, guest list
  • Elles Beijers
  • Willa Stoutenbeek
  • Esther Crena-Uiterwijk