What do we really know about mosquitoes? Fredros Okumu catches and studies these disease-carrying insects for a living -- with the hope of crashing their populations. Join Okumu for a tour of the frontlines of mosquito research, as he details some of the unconventional methods his team at the Ifakara Health Institute in Tanzania have developed t...
After working at Microsoft for almost a decade, Patrick Awuah returned home to Ghana and cofounded Ashesi University, a small liberal arts college that aims to educate Africa's next generation of leaders. Its first class of students graduated in 2006.
Rose Goslinga isn’t your typical insurance salesperson. Through the Syngenta Foundation, her team developed insurance solutions to assist small-scale farmers in Africa, to safeguard their crops in case of droughts.
About this event: TEDxEUSTON continued the conversations started at TED GLOBAL in Arusha, Tanzania. Exploring the issues that matter to Africa and Africans. We stayed true to the spirit of the TED conference, hosting fascinating thinkers and doers
Event details: Herfordshire, United Kingdom · December 5, 2009
About this event: The TEDxDar Conference is intended to begin a process of public engagement and exchange of ideas in relation to innovation, society, culture, arts- a wide range of interdisciplinary issues that pertain to Tanzania at a local and global level. The forum is based on the belief in active discourse and public engagement in reaction to institutional ...
Event details: Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania · May 22, 2010
About this event: “Who Killed Zinjanthropus?” With Tanzania approaching its 50 years jubilee of independence, we are using Zinjanthropus – a fossil of early man discovered in Tanzania – as a metaphor for revered history and evolution as we attempt to navigate the clung-to and forsaken past as well as the future we appear to be striving for.
We invite you to he...
Event details: Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania · November 26, 2011
About this event: TEDxIlala is an independently organized TEDx event and will be happening for the first time in 2015. Our aim is to bring people together and share ideas in the heart of the city of Dar es Salaam. The theme for our event will be Yes, In My Lifetime.
TEDxIlala ni tukio la TEDx lililoandaliwa na watu binafsi na litafanyika kwa mara ya kwanza hapa ...
Event details: Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania · September 4, 2015
About this event: A world where everyone is independent of their own thoughts, ideas, perspectives and beliefs- we believe that we are more similar than different. We believe everyone relates to another person in some way or another. Hence, that connection relates to our theme, Building Bridges.
Event details: DSM, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania · July 11, 2020
About this event: Our event was an hour-long school assembly. We had two speakers there: Kit Mellott, a woman who worked with orphaned children in Tanzania, and Brian Hillestad, who grows and sells hydroponic vegetables with a staff of veterans. We shared TED videos by Hannah Brencher, the Sleepy Man Banjo Boys, and Joe Smith. All of our friends use the paper tow...
Event details: Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, United States · March 22, 2013
About this event: TEDxYouth@Msasani is an independently organized, youth-centered TEDx event and will be happening for the first time in early 2017. In doing this, we hope to bring together and share ideas between all youth in Tanzania. The theme for our event is 'Creating Reality'.
Event details: Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania · February 11, 2017
About this event: TEDxMajengo aims to spark curiosity, open minds, and bring together unexpected connections leading to new community-centric initiatives, collaborations, or movements in Arusha. The event will generate networking, interacting and linking between 100 attendees from a range of backgrounds and professions. Of these attendees, 25 fully subsidized tic...
Event details: Arusha, Arusha, Tanzania · October 5, 2018
About this event: TEDxYouth@Upanga is hosted by the International School of Tanganyika for the past 3 years. It is organized by a group of dedicated high school students. The event will bring together youth from around the Dar es Salaam community under one roof to share ideas and explore different perspectives of the theme Breaking Boundaries.
Event details: Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania · March 22, 2019
About this event: Some parts of our bodies can repair themselves quite well after injury, but others don't repair at all, As Humans, we go through challenges and tough times that make us feel weak and worn out, there is a need to pause the race and re-think over the long journey ahead and sharpen our ability, we have to regenerate and give birth to new ideas, ta...
Event details: Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania · August 17, 2019
About this event: TEDxYouth@Upanga is an independently organized TEDxYouth event that will take place for the first time in Upanga, Dar es Salaam on March 10, 2018. This is the second annual TEDxYouth event that is hosted by IST. If you are 18 and under join us for an enlightening day at the Upanga campus on 10 March 2018. We want to break down barriers between t...
Event details: Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania · March 9, 2018