It’s time for TED! After the world was rocked by the worst health crisis in a century, we gather for TEDMonterey with a bold theme in mind: the case for optimism. It’s grounded in the stubborn belief that green shoots of hope and progress are sprouting throughout the world, if you just know where to […]Continue reading
Why you should listen
As a visual columnist for the New York Times and California Sunday Magazine, Wendy MacNaughton drew stories everywhere from high school cafeterias to Guantanamo Bay. She has illustrated, authored and edited eleven books, including the #1 New York Times bestseller Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat, The Gutsy Girl by Caroline Paul and her own book, Meanwhile in San Francisco: The City in Its Own Words. She is the creator and host of DrawTogether, a participatory drawing show for kids that uses art to bolster social-emotional skills, self-confidence and connection. She is the cofounder of the Women Who Draw, an advocacy database launched in 2016 to increase visibility and opportunities for underrepresented artists, illustrators and cartoonists. She lives with her wife in San Francisco, but you can often find her on the road in her mobile drawing studio built inside the back of a Honda Element.
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Wendy MacNaughton’s TED talk
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Giving a good presentation is much harder than it looks. Speakers have to figure out what they want to say and what they want a viewer to grasp -- and then decide how to bring the two together in a compelling manner. In his TED Talk, Jon Mooallem used whimsical illustrations to make a serious point. Check them out.Continue reading