TED Connects

TED Connects is a live conversation series featuring experts whose ideas can help us reflect and work through this uncertain time with a sense of responsibility, compassion and wisdom.

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jacob

FRIDAY, APRIL 10

Jacob Collier

Musician, artist

Spectacular, glorious, musical wizardry

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gayathri

THURSDAY, APRIL 9

Gayathri Vasudevan

Social entrepreneur

How the coronavirus is impacting India — and what needs to happen next

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fareed

THURSDAY, APRIL 9

Fareed Zakaria

Journalist and author

How the coronavirus pandemic is changing the world

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tbd

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8

Ray Dalio

Hedge fund chair, philanthropist

What coronavirus means for the global economy

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marko

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8

Marko Russiver

Designer, technologist, startup founder

A global hackathon to take on the coronavirus pandemic

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esther

TUESDAY, APRIL 7

Esther Choo

Emergency physician, public health advocate

How health workers are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic

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danielle

MONDAY, APRIL 6

Danielle Allen

Professor, activist

An ethical plan for ending the pandemic and restarting the economy

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butterscotch

FRIDAY, APRIL 3

Butterscotch

Singer, beatboxer, songwriter

Musical deliciousness from a singing and beatboxing phenomenon

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gilbert

THURSDAY, APRIL 2

Elizabeth Gilbert

Author

It's OK to feel overwhelmed. Here's what to do next

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walker

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1

Matt Walker

Neuroscientist, author of Why We Sleep

Why sleep matters now more than ever

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tbd

TUESDAY, MARCH 31

John Burn-Murdoch

Data journalist, author

Understanding the trajectory of the coronavirus

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shah

TUESDAY, MARCH 31

Sonia Shah

Science journalist, author of Pandemic and The Next Great Migration

The smart ways we might respond to this pandemic

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sacks

MONDAY, MARCH 30

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Former Chief Rabbi of the UK and Commonwealth

How we can navigate the coronavirus pandemic with courage and hope

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priyaparker

FRIDAY, MARCH 27

Priya Parker

Author, The Art of Gathering

How to create meaningful connections while apart

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sethberkley

THURSDAY, MARCH 26

Seth Berkley

Epidemiologist, head of GAVI, the vaccine alliance

The quest for the coronavirus vaccine

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garyliu

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25

Gary Liu

CEO of South China Morning Post

What the world can learn from China's response to the coronavirus

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billgates

TUESDAY, MARCH 24

Bill Gates

Business leader, philanthropist

How we must respond to the coronavirus pandemic

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susandavid

MONDAY, MARCH 23

Susan David

Psychologist

How to be your best self in times of crisis

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