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Alvin Irby | TED Speaker
Whether speaking to barbers about early literacy, entertaining strangers at comedy clubs, or reading to kindergarteners at a local school, TED Resident Alvin Irby endeavors to make learning relevant and engaging.
Educator, comedian, social entrepreneur, author
TEDxYouth@OCSA - an independently organized event
About this event: This event is an opportunity for students from various art majors, social backgrounds, and life experiences to share their perspective on issues of history, sociology, athletics, fashion, education, and more.
Event details: Kissimmee, Florida, United States · March 10, 2020
Amanda Gorman | TED Speaker
Amanda Gorman made history at the presidential inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, becoming the US’s youngest inaugural poet.
TEDxHAS: One by One - an independently organized event
About this event: Engineering, mathmatics, psychology, sociology, arts, enteratainment and diverse themes: Experts of various fields are invited to suggest and discuss the theme ONE: interacting with different and enthusiastic people, we, with YOU of course, would like to think about What One IS?
Event details: Seoul, South Korea · November 20, 2011
Tali Sharot: The optimism bias
Are we born to be optimistic, rather than realistic? Tali Sharot shares new research that suggests our brains are wired to look on the bright side -- and how that can be both dangerous and beneficial.
Anthony Hazard: The Atlantic slave trade: What too few textbooks told you
Slavery has occurred in many forms throughout the world, but the Atlantic slave trade -- which forcibly brought more than 10 million Africans to the Americas -- stands out for both its global scale and its lasting legacy. Anthony Hazard discusses the historical, economic and personal impact of this massive historical injustice. [Directed by NEIG...
Dorothy Roberts: The problem with race-based medicine
Social justice advocate and law scholar Dorothy Roberts has a precise and powerful message: Race-based medicine is bad medicine. Even today, many doctors still use race as a medical shortcut; they make important decisions about things like pain tolerance based on a patient's skin color instead of medical observation and measurement. In this sear...
Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work
We believe we should work hard in order to be happy, but could we be thinking about things backwards? In this fast-moving and very funny talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that, actually, happiness inspires us to be more productive.
TEDxIBEuropeanSchool - an independently organized event
About this event: 8 life speakers -all of them European School students, shared their ideas , personal experiences from the fields of computer technology, arts, science, sociology with the audience, who were members of the school community and guests from other educational institutions of Georgia. Two prerecorded TED talks gave the special spark to the conference.
Event details: Tbilisi, T'bilisi, Georgia · May 25, 2016
TEDxCarletonU: Reinventing the Ordinary - an independently organized event
About this event: Our event is aiming to inspire the young minds of our generation. Being held at a university, this event is geared at students. Our speakers are a mix of professors and students, from a wide range of backgrounds, from science to business to sociology.
Event details: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada · March 20, 2013
TEDxYouth@UISG: TEDxYouth@UISG 20220331 - an independently organized event
About this event: This is TEDxYouth@UISG's 5th annual TEDx event! Six speakers were featured with three student speakers engaging with topics such as sociology and psychology, and three other guest speakers sharing their ideas about education and career plans. With a limited audience due to Covid restrictions, the evening was filled with engaging conversations an...
Event details: Guangzhou, Guangdong, China · March 30, 2022
TEDxICC - an independently organized event
About this event: TEDxICC is offering new ideas that would change the way we think about the future: Innovative ideas in entrepreneurship, technology, sociology, professional branding, theater and entertainment, education, green energy, and globalization. We invite you to join us at Independence Community College to explore new ways of looking at the world, and t...
Event details: Independence, Kansas, United States · April 29, 2016
TEDxIBEuropeanSchool - an independently organized event
About this event: 10 life speakers -all of them European School students, shared their ideas , personal experiences from the fields of computer technology, arts, science, sociology with the audience, who were members of the school community and guests from other educational institutions of Georgia. Two prerecorded TED talks gave the special spark to the conference.
Event details: Tbilisi, T'bilisi, Georgia · May 24, 2017
TEDxVorobyovy-Gory - an independently organized event
About this event: Virtual Reality. This event is about coexistance of reality and virtuality. We are intrresting to answer some questions: Virtual and real worlds what is the difference? What are the rights of virtual world existing? What for we are create virtual world, living by the low of the real one? We discussed all these questions from the focuses of ...
Event details: Moscow, Russia · October 14, 2010
Tanya Menon | TED Speaker
Tanya Menon speaks, writes and consults on collaboration. Her research focuses on how people think about their relationships and the habits that allow them to build positive connections with other people.
Kristalina Georgieva | TED Speaker
Kristalina Georgieva has helped shape the agenda of the European Union.
Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
TEDxNishtiman: TEDxNishtiman 20220326 - an independently organized event
About this event: In a demotivated period of our lives, our society seeks to “Rise Up”, which is theming the 2022 TEDxNishtiman event, identifying the empowerment of the community’s voice and ideas. Diverse topics will be shared, ranging from technology to sociology, presented by knowledgeable speakers who are passionate about spreading new ideas. In this year’s ...
Event details: Erbil, Arbīl, Iraq · March 25, 2022
TEDxBari - an independently organized event
About this event: The desert is a physical and idealized place, well-established in the collective imagination and yet open to multiple interpretations. First and foremost it is an image that recalls far and boundless landscapes, arid and uninhabited areas whose exotic and wild nature has the power to exert a deep fascination. But the desert is also an idea that ...
Event details: Bari, Puglia, Italy · November 26, 2016
TEDxBTNSchool: Borders and Boundaries - an independently organized event
About this event: At TEDxBTNSchool, students and teachers from the BASIS Tucson North community will share their ideas about the world, with topics as diverse as sociology, ancient history, and Physics--including a talk about why TED is nonsense. These talks are designed for an audience at BASIS Tucson North, and for the broader Tucson community. The overall t...
Event details: Tucson, Arizona, United States · January 31, 2015
TEDxYouth@YongheRoad - an independently organized event
About this event: Nowadays, more and more students, especially in China, are engaged in heavy schoolwork. The tedious schoolwork in some ways restricts teenagers' innovative ideas. The theme "Update Your Mind" just means take antique ideas away from teenagers' minds and replace them by the most innovative thoughts. The speakers are eager to share their own opinio...
Event details: Wuxi, Jiangsu, China · March 23, 2018
TEDxVorobyovyGory - an independently organized event
About this event: That time we watched great video from TED and discissed them. For the first time we chose presentation on TED of GREAT people: 1. Bill Clinton on rebuilding Rwanda 2. Birke Baehr: What's wrong with our food system 3. Bill Gates on energy: Innovating to zero! 4. Lewis Pugh's mind-shifting Everest swim 5. Richard Branson's life at 30,000 ...
Event details: Moscow, Russia · February 15, 2011
TEDxUrsinusCollege: TEDxUrsinusCollege 20210424 - an independently organized event
About this event: In our event, the combination of speakers and previously presented TED talks will cover a wide diversity of topics related to the broader theme of "A Race Against Time". Our speakers will be presenting on topics such as climate change, endangered languages, the role of technology in story-telling, the sociology of race, and the race against anti...
Event details: Collegeville, Pennsylvania, United States · April 24, 2021
TEDxSaltLakeCity: TEDxSaltLakeCity 20200919 - an independently organized event
About this event: The phrase “conventional wisdom” was born when John Kenneth Galbraith coined it in his 1958 book, The Affluent Society. Although clearly about economics, the book fits more comfortably alongside the radical sociology of the decade. For Galbraith, “conventional wisdom”—the stifling conformity of elite opinion—was just another manifestation of the...
Event details: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States · September 19, 2020
Environmental studies: Climate Change
TED Studies, created in collaboration with Wiley, are curated video collections — supplemented by rich educational materials — for students, educators and self-guided learners. In Climate Change, speakers give talks that boldly illuminate the nature and scale of current-day climate science, policy and ethics. They explore the economics and psych...
Read Montague: What we're learning from 5,000 brains
Mice, bugs and hamsters are no longer the only way to study the brain. Functional MRI (fMRI) allows scientists to map brain activity in living, breathing, decision-making human beings. Read Montague gives an overview of how this technology is helping us understand the complicated ways in which we interact with each other.
TEDxWellesleyCollege - an independently organized event
About this event: We each make countless decisions: What to wear? To spend Friday night watching Netflix, or going to a party? To follow our happiness, or choose the path of least resistance? These range from the everyday to the most far-reaching decisions about how to live meaningfully. The theme of this year’s TEDxWellesleyCollege, “To or Not To”, asks us to th...
Event details: Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States · February 20, 2016
TEDxDelrayBeach: TEDxDelrayBeach 20231104 - an independently organized event
About this event: A ripple effect occurs as a progressive after shock. An initial disturbance to a system propagates to an increasingly larger portion of the system, like ripples expanding across the water when an object is dropped into it. The ripple effect is often used colloquially to mean a multiplicative effect, unlike the domino effect which only serves on...
Event details: Delray Beach, Florida, United States · November 4, 2023
Jonathan Haidt: Can a divided America heal?
How can the US recover after the negative, partisan presidential election of 2016? Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt studies the morals that form the basis of our political choices. In conversation with TED Curator Chris Anderson, he describes the patterns of thinking and historical causes that have led to such sharp divisions in America -- and...
TEDxHowardUniversity - an independently organized event
About this event: Howard University hosted its third TEDxHowardUniversity event on September 14, 2017 in Cramton Auditorium, 2455 6th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20059, Howard University main campus. Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. in advance of filming. The theme of the event is "All Things Glorious." Speakers included: Washington, DC Civil Rights Attorney a...
Event details: Washington, DC, District of Columbia, United States · September 14, 2017