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Theme: YouWomen

Amsterdam, Netherlands
December 7th, 2010 - December 8th, 2010

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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

Confirmed Speakers

  • 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

Venue and Details

Sotheby's Amsterdam
De Boelelaan 30 Amsterdam
Prinsengracht 548
Amsterdam, 1083 HJ
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December 7th, 2010, 9:00am - December 8th, 2010, 9:30pm (GMT 1)

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Jim Stolze
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Marian Spier
The Hague, Netherlands

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