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Ken Goldberg works reflect the intersection of robotics, social media, and art.
About this event: This Is a TEDx event taking place in the heart of Kaduna City, Nigeria, West Africa.
Event details: Kaduna, Kaduna, Nigeria · October 8, 2016
Gloria Kasang Bulus has dedicated her life to promoting environmental ethics, sustainable use of natural resources and preserving the natural environment for future generations.
Yasmin Green is the director of research and development for Jigsaw, a unit within Alphabet Inc. focused on solving global security challenges through technology.
About this event: TEDx Ajegunle Women is the first TEDx Women Conference to hold in Nigeria. Ajegunle, the location of the event is one of Nigeria’s most popular low income communities in Lagos. The choice of this location is a deliberate attempt at drawing attention to issues concerning women and children in these communities and to celebrate them. Considering t...
Event details: Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria · October 28, 2016
Imprisoned three times by the Nigerian government, Chris Abani turned his experience into poems that Harold Pinter called "the most naked, harrowing expression of prison life and political torture imaginable." His novels include GraceLand (2004) and The Virgin of Flames (2007).
About this event: TEDxIfe will present the ideas of young Nigerian artists and web-technologists, with a focus on how those ideas can motivate younger Nigerians, Nigeria and Africa.
Event details: Ile-Ife, Nigeria · April 26, 2012
Aditi Gupta uses storytelling and art to educate young girls about menstruation.
Social entrepreneur, co-founder of Menstrupedia
About this event: Entrepreneurship has become perhaps the option for Nigeria to move from its current situation (poverty which has fuelled terrorism). The focus of this TEDx is to inspire young people through stories of successful entrepreneurs.
Event details: Abuja, Nigeria · March 20, 2013
Adeola Fayehun combines her passion for activism with her training in journalism to tell African stories on YouTube with humor.
About this event: TEDx Oloibiri Road is a TEDx event planned for Shell Companies in Nigeria with a focus on sharing ideas and strengthening the Shell community through a series of talks celebrating the diversity of the workforce at Shell. Six dynamic speakers selected from a cross section of the Shell Nigeria community will share on lessons learnt through failure...
Event details: Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria · September 22, 2015
About this event: TEDxIkeja aims to provide a place for young professionals/entrepreneurs to learn how to turn their passions into success by listening to business owners who have done the same in spite of the largely unfriendly business climate. At this event, which will hold in the centre of Nigeria's capital of commerce, speakers will share their inspiration ...
Event details: Lagos, Nigeria · October 1, 2011
About this event: SPACE is a TEDxBowenUniversity event scheduled to hold on the 21st of March, 2020 at Timothy Olagbemiro Library, Bowen University, Iwo community, Osun State, Nigeria. It's goal is to equip minds and enlighten intellectuals with ideas which provokes the possibilities of making positive and effective changes in any sphere of life.
Event details: Iwo, Osun, Nigeria · July 24, 2020
With a background as an acrobat and dancer, Qudus Onikeku is one of the preeminent Nigerian choreographers working today.
About this event: This event will bring together speakers from diverse background ranging from Creative Artist to Educationist who are shaping and change the landscape of our community in the South East Region of Nigeria. Based on our theme: "Build the Future" they will be leveraging on their individual experiences to predict the kind of future we seek to see.
Event details: Aba, Abia, Nigeria · June 15, 2018
About this event: This year's theme “Being More” dedicates itself to addressing the challenges faced by youths in Okene, Kogi state, and Nigeria at large in finding their true values through self-development and how they can contribute to nation-building in their little or big way. This theme was further inspired by the challenges brought by the COVID19 pandemi...
Event details: Kogi, Kogi, Nigeria · January 29, 2021
Epidemiologist Chikwe Ihekweazu was in the inaugural TED Fellows class of TEDGlobal 2007 in Tanzania. Living in the UK at the time, writing articles on public health issues in his native Nigeria, Chikwe was profoundly affected by his TED experience. Now running an influential Nigerian public health blog, an alumni program for his alma mater,...
Posted February 11, 2011
About this event: This salon kicks off the first of three salons. The central theme guiding all three salons is "Evolve or Revolt", the fight or adapt instinct inherent in every man. Humanity has come a long way from the days of the caveman. We have transcended from just satisfying the primal needs: food, clothing, shelter to the expectation of a richer, deep...
Event details: Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria · July 10, 2015
Fueled by personal conviction and in response to family tragedy, emergency physician Ola Orekunrin -- one of the UK's youngest qualifying doctors -- takes to the skies to provide West Africa with its first air ambulance service. How did you end up running an air ambulance in Nigeria? I've been very interested in emergency trauma medicine s...
Posted August 3, 2012
About this event: TEDxVictoriaIsland is a local, independently organized event in Victoria Island, Lagos that strives to re-create the unique experience found at TED, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers congregate to share what they are most passionate about. The fundamental goal of TED and TEDxVictoriaIsland is to spread ideas and advance the discourse ...
Event details: Victoria Island, Nigeria · October 12, 2012
About this event: Our event, TEDxYouthOrdinanceRoad is the first of its kind in the Niger-Delta region of Nigeria and the only TEDxYouth event in West Africa this year, holding on the 15th of November, 2014 at Titie Hotels, Off Peter Odili Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. It will connect youths between the age of 12 – 25 with world-changing ideas an...
Event details: Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria · November 15, 2014
With her lustrous voice and wide-ranging musical curiosity, Somi spins elegant vocal jazz from African legacies.
Vocalist, composer and culturist
Wale Elegbede is a strategist who believes good, ethical leaders have a responsibility to bring positive change to their communities, organizations and families.
Strategist, change-maker, social justice advocate
Stephanie Busari is a journalist and editor at CNN International Digital.
Beautiful water hyacinth was strangling the life out of waterside communities in Nigeria, but entrepreneur Achenyo Idachaba saw potential in the plague. The water hyacinth is a flowering aquatic plant that is native to the Amazon River basin. When plant enthusiasts first encountered its tall, showy lavender blooms more than a century ago, they ...
Posted August 28, 2017
About this event: TEDxIbara is an independently organized TEDx event holding in Abeokuta, Nigeria on 19th May 2018. The theme of our event is “Mastering Change” which is aimed at highlighting innovative changes in important but diverse sectors while understanding the principles of change and its forms of adaptation within the community. This would also showcase e...
Event details: Presidential Boulevard, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, Ogun, Nigeria · May 18, 2018
Nigerian astronomer Johnson Urama wants to promote the future of astronomy in Africa by looking deep into history. With his African Cultural Astronomy Project, he is gathering the lost ancient astronomical traditions and stories of indigenous Africa, hoping to show modern Africans that the science of the skies is relevant to their past, presen...
Posted November 1, 2013
About this event: DISRUPTION | dis·rup·tion | disˈrəpSH(ə)n [noun]: "A disturbance or problems that interrupt an event, activity, or process." The world is embroiled in tumult, a roiling mass of occurrences hampering the normal flow of activity from the East to West of our globe. TEDx Oloibiri Road, a TEDx licensed for Shell Companies in Nigeria, returns with a ...
Event details: Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria · November 29, 2016
Gross Domestic Product has become the yardstick by which we measure a country’s success. But, says Michael Green, GDP isn't the best way to measure a good society. His alternative? The Social Progress Index, which measures things like basic human needs and opportunity. Analysts, reporters and big thinkers love to talk about Gross Domestic Produ...
Posted April 22, 2015