TEDWomen stage

TEDWomen is a three-day conference about the power of women and girls to be creators and change-makers. The program of speakers, workshops, events — and daring discussions — has sparked some of TED's most iconic moments yet.

TEDWomen 2018

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November 28-30, 2018
Palm Springs, CA

TEDWomen conferences bring together a global community of people interested in exploring how change begins: with innovative thinkers who catalyze ideas toward action. Over the past few years, TEDWomen and TEDxWomen have launched some powerful ideas into the world.

TEDWomen 2018 celebrated how these dynamic and diverse people are showing up to face challenges head on, all while empowering each other to shape the future we all want to see.

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TEDWomen Conference membership

Price: $2,800

Requirements: If you wish to attend TEDWomen, you must apply for membership. Due to limited seating and high demand, conferences sell out very quickly.


  • Attending the TEDWomen Conference: The three-day program includes six sessions of TED’s famous 18-minute talks, comfortable simulcast spaces, group dinners and parties, workshops and activities, the TED Gift Bag, plus a few surprises!
  • Online social networking: Join the year-round TEDWomen Conference private social network. Interact with other members and new friends.
  • TED Live on-demand access: Revisit your favorite talks and sessions from the conference with the TED Live on-demand video archive. More about TED Live

Tax deductibility:

As TED is owned by the Sapling Foundation, a private 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation registered in the state of New York, any amount you pay over $1,500 on TEDWomen membership fees may qualify as a tax-deductible charitable donation. Please consult your tax professional to find out how much is deductible. We issue tax receipts at the end of each calendar year.

Please see our registration policies page for terms and details.

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