Women

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of women.

Exclusive articles about Women

Gallery: When reading is an act of daring

Most of us take for granted that we can read, say, the street signs outside of our house. But for an overwhelming number of women in the Arab world, basic literacy is not a give...

The stories of a headscarf

Muslim women are needed as critical agents of change in this historical transformative moment in Islamic history and the Middle East. Yet it’s tough to be a Muslim woman these d...
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Video playlists about Women

Barbra Streisand: 8 must-see talks for women

8 talks • 2h 05m
An advocate for women's health, Barbra Streisand founded the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center -- whose director is TEDxWomen star Dr. C. Noel Bairey Merz. Together they pick some great talks for women and, really, anyone.

10 talks by women that everyone should watch

10 talks • 2h 38m
Color bravery. A headset for brainwaves. His/hers healthcare. 10 big, bold talks from female speakers.

The importance of educating girls

4 talks • 56:07
In far too many countries around the world, an education is not a given for girls. These moving talks are from those facing great risk to change that.

Talks to make you feel good about getting older

6 talks • 1h 07m
The extra candles on the birthday cake, the little lines you notice in the mirror ... aging doesn’t always feel good. But remember, age also brings wisdom and balance. Watch these reminders of the benefits that come with age.

Talks about Women

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