Co-creator of the philanthropic FEED bags, Ellen Gustafson says hunger and obesity are two sides of the same coin. In her talk, she launches The 30 Project -- a way to change how we farm and eat in the next 30 years, and solve the global food inequalities behind both epidemics.
In 2019, Victor Vescovo could become the first person to have climbed to the highest point of all the world's continents as well as descended to the deepest reaches of all its oceans, including the Challenger Deep.
About this event: TEDxCity2.0 @ UNICAMP
Theme: Urban Acoustical Comfort
Event date: October 13th, 2012
Event type: TEDxCity2.0
Attendee limit: 100+ attendees
Tema: Conforto Acústico Urbano
Este evento segue a temática global do City2.0 "Um dia de inspiração urbana" que ocorrerá simultaneamente em diversas partes do globo, no dia ...
Event details: Campinas, Brazil · October 13, 2012
Nagin Cox is a first-generation Martian. As a spacecraft engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Cox works on the team that manages the United States' rovers on Mars. But working a 9-to-5 on another planet -- whose day is 40 minutes longer than Earth's -- has particular, often comical challenges.
Ian Firth designs bridges all around the world; some are very long and cross over wide rivers or sea channels, and some are really short and in the middle of towns and cities, but "all of them are unique and special in their own way."
Brandon Boyd, lead singer of Incubus, says, "I hope to one day perform live music on the moon. Perhaps if all goes according to plan, we can make a TED Talk out of it!" We eagerly await this event. Until then, here are his favorite talks.
A long time ago in New York City, Steve Addis stood on a corner holding his 1-year-old daughter in his arms; his wife snapped a photo. The image has inspired an annual father-daughter ritual, where Addis and his daughter pose for the same picture, on the same corner, each year. Addis shares 15 treasured photographs from the series, and explores ...
A third of the world watched live as the World Trade Center collapsed on September 11, 2001; a third more heard about it within 24 hours. (Do you remember where you were?) So exhibits at the soon-to-open 9/11 Memorial Museum will reflect the diversity of the world's experiences of that day. In a moving talk, designer Jake Barton gives a peek at ...
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian picks 9 talks on the global idea flow. He says, "On an open Internet, where all links are created equal, good ideas win. Anyone, anywhere can share an idea that can be seen by millions."
Mina Bissell was not always the most popular person in the field of cancer research. After studying chemistry in college and getting her Ph.D. in bacteriology, the leading theory on how cancer develops — that a single cancer gene in just one of the body’s trillion cells is enough to cause the disease — simply didn’t make sense to Bissell.
About this event: (All times are approximates)
Session One: Fearless
9:45-9:55: Opening Prayer (Dante), John Mullins- Welcome, Opening/introduce Craig (House Lights up full/After John: House lights down) TEDX Intro video/What is TEDx (Zimmer- intro Video)
9:55-10:15: Speaker 1: Spencer Turbitt
10:15-10:35: Speaker 2: Marianne Lefever
10:35-10:40: What are TED-E...
Event details: Oshawa, Ontario, Canada · May 2, 2019
When you look at Muslim scholar Dalia Mogahed, what do you see: A woman of faith? A scholar, a mom, a sister? Or an oppressed, brainwashed, potential terrorist? In this personal, powerful talk, Mogahed asks us, in this polarizing time, to fight negative perceptions of her faith in the media -- and to choose empathy over prejudice.
About this event: This year, TEDxGeorgiaTech will host our first ever Student Speaker Series, highlighting 9 speakers from Georgia Tech over 3 days in January. We’ve curated a compilation of speakers to stimulate conversation, inspire action, and push their vision for a better world.
Event details: Atlanta, Georgia, United States · January 14, 2020