The TED Fellows program provides transformational support to an international community of 400 visionaries – scientists, artists, activists, entrepreneurs, doctors, journalists and inventors who collaborate across disciplines to create positive change around the world. More about the TED Fellows program >>
Our new cohort includes a Hawaiian geneticist focused on establishing ethnic diversity in genome studies; an Italian biomedical entrepreneur creating a revolutionary device to beat pancreatic cancer; a Ghanaian-American producer who created a viral web series hailed as Africa’s Sex and the City;a Canadian biohacker using low-cost, open source materials to grow human tissue; and many more!
How can we quantify to the reach of our global network? The TED Fellows program has grown into a global network of 378 innovators representing 86 countries, working across a vast spectrum of disciplines, from the arts to science to medicine to entrepreneurship and beyond. Take a look at some of the numbers that represent our growing network!
Jedidah Isler is an astrophysicist and TED Fellow who has fallen deep into the supermassive hyperactive black holes of our universe! In her incredible talk, she introduces us to objects that can be 1 to 10 billion times the mass of the sun — and which shoot powerful jet streams of particles in our direction. Learn more from her talk!