For the culminating session of TEDWomen 2020, we looked in one direction: onward! Hosted by TEDWomen curator Pat Mitchell and TEDx learning specialist Bianca DeJesus, the final session featured speakers and performers who shared wisdom on preparing for new challenges, turning fear into action and finding the way forward — even when the path isn’t […]Continue reading
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After witnessing the inefficient ways technology was used (or not) in construction, Tracy Young cofounded PlanGrid, a company focused on developing productivity software for the construction industry. Created in 2011 with Ralph Gootee, Antoine Hersen, Kenny Stone and Ryan Sutton-Gee, PlanGrid quickly grew to 450 employees. The software helped build more than one million construction projects around the globe before it was acquired by Autodesk in 2018 for 875 million dollars. Before developing PlanGrid, Young helped build hospitals in the Bay Area.
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TEDWomen 2020 is nearly here! The day-long conference will take place on November 12 via TED’s new virtual conference platform. TEDWomen attendees will experience TED’s signature talks as well as an array of live, interactive sessions, community “idea dates,” small-group speaker Q&As and more. The talks featured in the program have been developed in collaboration […]Continue reading