Media pioneer Pat Mitchell hosts Session 8: Embracing Otherness: "I suspect all of us have at one point or another have been the other." Photo: James Duncan Davidson / TED
Actor Thandie Newton: "The key to my success as an actor is the very lack of self that used to make me feel so anxious and insecure." Photo: James Duncan Davidson /...
What is TED? This primer of 11 classic TED Talks show you the wide range of topics covered -- and introduce you to beloved speakers like Amy Cuddy, Brené Brown, Sir Ken Robinson and Chimamanda Adichie. Find your next favorite talk ...
Anas Aremeyaw Anas can't show you his face, but his name carries enough weight. Famous in Ghana for his investigative journalism, Anas' stories like "Enemies of the nation," about corruption at customs in the Port of Tema, have blown the cover on crime all over Africa.
He started 14 years ago, when he had just come out of college. He rece...
Great TED Talks illuminate an idea. Sometimes, they do it while making you laugh. These talks will bring a smile to your face. Please note: Vigorous debate ensued among our staff about which talks to include. So we hope you'll find something for every sense of humor.
About this event: Expect great speeches such as:
1. Beyond The Space in Your Shoe by Idagu David, a business/brand consultant who blogs daily on business and is working on his new book - The Sixth Sense Paradigm.
2. The Mystery of Time by Francis Adeshina, the founder of EightTwentyTwo Networks. His vision is to help convert dreams practically, to leading ...
Event details: Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria · November 30, 2013
About this event: The Next Chapter
The next chapter of Ghana’s success story
Last year our focus was broad, Inform.Empower.Educate, where speakers informed, empowered and educated our audience with their ideas and what they are passionate about.
With TEDxAccra, our theme is simple, The Next Chapter. We are merely 5 years to the year 2020 and all our attention...
Event details: Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana · April 11, 2015
How to be happier at work? Start by focusing on happiness -- not, surprisingly, on work. We learned this fun fact from Shawn Achor's TED Talk. So we asked Achor to choose some more talks he loves, about making work and life a happier place.
“How can I come from a nation? How can a human being come from a concept?” With these questions the majestic Taiye Selasi, author of Ghana Must Go, closes talks for Day 1 of TEDGlobal 2014.
Having just come back from a tour, Selasi is irked and perplexed by the consistently inconsistent way she was introduced at each event: by a biography...
In a world filled with sound bites and paparazzi-snapped photos, there are still storytellers determined to create media with meaning. From feature films to citizen journalism, their work is worth spreading.
About this event: Join us for the TEDxAccraWomen 2016 conference at the British High Commissioner's Residence, where we’ll explore how time and attention shape our lives. It’s about time…
On October 28, 10 of Pan African most powerful women will speak at TEDxAccraWomen on the theme ‘It’s About Time’
Event details: Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana · October 28, 2016
About this event: We are told to "think outside the box" most of the time, but how exactly do we do that?
This conference would be a combination of live speakers, performance and TED talks that would enlighten the audience and spark deep conversations on how to tackle situations using unconventional and innovative ways. The aim is to encourage creativity and ent...
Event details: Cape Coast, Central, Ghana · April 9, 2016
About this event: TEDxUniversityOfGhana is a youth inspiring forum with ideas from different perspective of life. Ideas affecting relevant social issues in our university community, its environs, the nation as a whole as well as the Africa continent.
Event details: Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana · October 14, 2017