Hard work, resilience and grit lead to success, right? This narrative pervades the way we think, says economist Darrick Hamilton, but the truth is that our chances at economic security have less to do with what we do and more to do with the wealth position we're born into. Enter "baby bonds": trust accounts of up to $60,000 for every newborn, ca...
It's a new, strange, experimental day for TED. In a special Earth Day event, TED2020: The Prequel brought the magic of the TED conference to the virtual stage, inviting TED2020 community members to gather for three sessions of talks and engaging, innovative opportunities to connect. Alongside world-changing ideas from leaders in science, pol...
About this event: Discover the stunning resilience of wildlife, nature and the human body spirit at TEDxJacksonHole: Resilience, which will be held on Sunday, October 4, 2015 and will feature the following engaging visionaries and storytellers who will share ideas worth spreading.
Event details: Jackson Hole, Wyoming, United States · October 5, 2015
About this event: About TEDxXIMEKochi
Ideas worth spreading is the spirit of TED. An Idea evolves when we embed it in our lives. When we do this, we embrace change and ultimately champion change. TEDxXIMEKochi aims to enable this by breaking conventions and making us rethink our realities. Only then shall we brace to alter ourselves and our reality. Combat Resili...
Event details: Kochi, Kerala, India · March 18, 2017
About this event: All About Resilience
Resilience: Psychology Today says it best: "Resilience is that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back stronger than ever. Rather than letting failure overcome them and drain their resolve, they find a way to rise from the ruins...Some of the factors that make someone resilient...a...
Event details: Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States · October 20, 2017
About this event: Resilience is a complex and multifaceted concept, which evades rigid definitions, embracing the most diverse spheres of knowledge and application.
The nodal point of resilience is the preservation of the intrinsic nature of the subject: it’s ability to deal with traumatic events without opposing them, but by means of assimilation and re-elabora...
Event details: Bari, Puglia, Italy · October 3, 2015
About this event: Resilience is defined as the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness. Through their stories, our speakers will help us understand what Resilience means, how they and others have developed it, and how it can help us navigate the challenges of the 21st century.
Event details: London, London, City of, United Kingdom · May 3, 2018
About this event: TEDxNewham : Where Resilience Lives
What is resilience?
With recent climate events like Hurricane Sandy and other dramatic and destructive weather tragedies all around the world, the need to design build resilient and adaptive urban infrastructures and systems has become all the more urgent. However there is also an underlying need to reco...
Event details: London, London, City of, United Kingdom · May 11, 2013
Harvard Medical School psychologist Susan David studies emotional agility: the psychology of how we can use emotion to bring forward our best selves in all aspects of how we love, live, parent and lead.
After Rep. Gabby Giffords was wounded by a would-be assassin’s bullet in January 2011, she and her husband, Mark Kelly, a NASA astronaut, retired US Navy captain and combat veteran, have become known around the world for their story of hope and resilience.
Former U.S. Representative and NASA astronaut; survivors
About this event: TEDxWestVillageWomen gives women a chance to meet interesting people, listen to one session of the TEDxWomen event via LiveStream, then to discuss some of the themes of the conference. The event is designed primarily for women in New York City who are interested in the topic and who can carve out part of their day after drop-off while still leav...
Event details: New York, New York, United States · December 1, 2011
About this event: We are very excited to welcome you to TEDxUppsalaUniversity! This event has the theme Resilience and will provide a platform to speakers from all kinds of disciplines and backgrounds to share their creative ideas and stories around this concept. Today’s societal challenges are global, interdependent and increasingly complex. They require systems...
Event details: Uppsala, Sweden · September 21, 2013
About this event: Bill Strahan, EVP Human Resources
Topic: Asset Maintenance
Sonya Dore, Exec Director, Video Business Unit
Topic: Resilience, It Takes a Village
Bret Perkins, VP External Affairs
Topic: The Human Network Still Matters
Event details: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States · May 22, 2014
About this event: TEDxHappyValley is an independent event held in Hong Kong, providing a platform to stimulate, nurture and progress current social debate and positive social change.
We are a group of committed, passionate and professional global citizens who celebrate the transformative power of positivity and radical resilience.
We’re volunteering our t...
Event details: Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong · April 13, 2013
About this event: The world has changed more in the last 15 years than in the last five centuries. And during the next few years will continue to change faster and faster, at all levels: economic, social, cultural, technological. Many people react with fear and apprehension. Adapting to changes demand flexibility, creativity, self confidence, perseverance and sel...
Event details: Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina · October 26, 2012