TED Fellow Jim Chuchu cofounded the Nest Collective, a multidisciplinary Nairobi-based artist group.

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In 2014, Jim Chuchu cofounded the Nest Collective, which has created works in film, music, fashion, visual arts and literature. His film Stories of Our Lives celebrates the narratives of Kenya's queer community in the midst of pervasive societal censure. He's also the founder of the HEVA Fund, an organization dedicated to making capital investments in the creative sector and building financial infrastructure around creative pursuits in East Africa.

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August 3, 2021

The TED Fellows are known to be a range of multifaceted souls, making possible the impossible. The eight speakers and one performance on stage at TEDMonterey exemplified this year’s (and every year’s) cohort of amazing people shaping the future and rising to the challenge of making the world better than it’s been left. The event: […]

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Notes from Session Zero(!) of TEDMonterey

July 22, 2021

What’s Session Zero? It’s the first-ever special teaser session of a TED Conference! Ten days from now, on August 1, TEDMonterey kicks off in Monterey, California. More than a year of planning for TED’s first in-person conference since 2019 resulted in some forward-thinking, including recording talks from amazing speakers around the world, just in case […]

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