New York Times contributing op-ed writer, recovering attorney, playwright and exhausted dad Wajahat Ali celebrates the diverse narratives of the United States and advocates for a more inclusive cultural landscape.
About this event: This year's TEDxMarionCorrectional Youth event will be phenomenal. It is organized by young men from our inside community of Marion Correctional. From the outside community we have a mother daughter hip hop duo, and a daughter performing with her father, who is a resident of MCI. Many young people from the outside community will be in attendance.
Event details: Marion, Ohio, United States · November 15, 2015
John Wooden, affectionately known as Coach, led UCLA to record wins that are still unmatched in the world of basketball. Throughout his long life, he shared the values and life lessons he passed to his players, emphasizing success that’s about much more than winning.
About this event: "Luke. I am your father." -- one of the most famous plot twists in cinema. No one going into Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back would ever have expected that the series' biggest bad-guy was father to their hero. Often the most compelling and fulfilling stories contain plot twists just like this one. It is at these intersections of the unexpected...
Event details: New York, New York, United States · December 7, 2013
Throughout Zak Ebrahim’s childhood, his father -- El-Sayed Nosair -- planned terrorist attacks on a dozen New York City landmarks, including tunnels, synagogues and the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center in New York. On November 5, 1990, when Ebrahim was 7 years old, his father shot and killed Rabbi Meir Kahane, the then-leader of the Jewi...
It’s not the norm to see pink balloons, brightly colored dresses and sequined shoes in the halls of the Richmond City Jail. But on March 16, a dozen girls ranging in age from 6 to 16 entered the facility to bring cheer to their incarcerated fathers. The occasion: the second father-daughter dance at the jail, thrown by Camp Diva.
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: How does your photography create change? How could your photography create change?
What is the role of the photographer in creating change and what are the opportunities in Stillwater and The St. Croix Valley for creating change through photography?
Join us as we explore these questions and are inspired by the following TED Talks:
Event details: Stillwater, Minnesota, United States · October 7, 2016
Wes Moore's life transformed with these words out of his mother's mouth:
"I'm sending you to military school." The author of the book, "The Other Wes Moore," he is now a vocal advocate for America's youth as well as for fellow veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.
Is a private Facebook group the 2017 version of the all-men’s golf getaway? What’s the difference between being “a good man” and “a real man”? In an honest and eye-opening conversation, Baby Boomer Michael Kimmel and his Generation Z son, Zachary, share their experiences of masculinity.
Michael Kimmel (TED Talk: Why gender equality is good for ...