In 2013, international migrants sent $413 billion home to families and friends -- a huge sum compared to the $135 billion sent in foreign aid the same year. Yet the promise of this money, known as remittances, is stifled by a big problem that no one seems to be worried about.
Economist Dilip Ratha discusses the issue in today's TED Talk (The hi...
Dr. Kakenya Ntaiya is the founder and president of Kakenya's Dream, an international nonprofit organization leveraging education to empower girls, end harmful traditional practices and transform communities in rural Kenya.
About this event: TEDWomen-Kibera will bring together dynamic men and women from all over Nairobi in celebration of the strides that women have made both globally and locally to reshape the future. As we tap into the global community through live-streaming TEDWomen, we will also take time to reflect on our country Kenya.
Event details: Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya · December 8, 2010
About this event: The event will bring together great minds and thinkers from Brookhouse School and other high schools from Nairobi. This event gives a platform to this young voices to share their ideas that will shape the future of Kenya and Africa.
Event details: NAIROBI, Nairobi, Kenya · November 15, 2014
About this event: TEDxMasenoUniversity brings to the foreground of your minds precepts of trends of Technology with regards to Kenya in particular and Africa in general. History lessons on making changes to our communities and how to shape your destiny.
About this event: Last year's TED conference will have the theme "The next chapter" in light of the fact that Kenya will be celebrating fifty years since independence this year, we thought that the theme would resonate with our event hence the theme; Kenya:The next chapter.
Event details: Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya · June 7, 2014
About this event: This is the first TEDx event at the International School of Kenya. Speakers took the topic of "While we were here" and gave it their own spin. A variety of speakers told their story and shared with our audience new insight and ideas worth sharing.
Event details: Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya · May 20, 2017
Rose Goslinga isn’t your typical insurance salesperson. Through the Syngenta Foundation, her team developed insurance solutions to assist small-scale farmers in Africa, to safeguard their crops in case of droughts.
Award-winning photojournalist Boniface Mwangi captured the 2007-2008 post-election violence in Kenya unflinchingly through the lens of his camera. But the horrors he witnessed propelled him into a new career as an activist and artist. Here, Mwangi talks to the TED Blog about the events that led him to stand up against injustice, literally, r...
About this event: TEDxKisumu is an independently organized TED-like event held in the lakeside city of Kisumu in Kenya. With the aim of sharing ideas worth spreading, TEDxKisumu theme of: Development through Enterprise (DTE) tries to spur dialogue on and showcasing entrepreneurial activities that alleviate poverty, contribute to achieving the millennium developme...
About this event: We all have bookmarks in our lives – they could be events, people, ideas, relationships, challenges or achievements. Our speakers for this edition of the conference will share some of these bookmarks with you with the hope that they may inspire others.
This year, we have speakers from the United States, Pakistan, Australia, Kenya, Mexico, Germa...
Event details: Abu Dhabi, Abū Z̧aby, United Arab Emirates · April 7, 2018