x = independently organized TED event

This event occurred on
December 8, 2010
2:30pm - 7:30pm SAST
(UTC +2hrs)
South Africa

We are women who are passionate about women and the power of ideas and dialogue to create change. Collaborating on this conference as TEDxJozi, we aim to give local (African) content on women issues a global voice.

Cell C Auditorium
150 Rivonia Road
South Africa
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Speakers may not be confirmed. Check event website for more information.

Rachel van Doorene

Rachel runs and online (and print) magazine called Women inc. She is owner of a training company and for 3 years worked as a pastor focusing on youth. She's an extraordinary woman and the focus of her talk is creating African feminine principals to building business

Rita Tandy

Rita Tandy is a social activist and change agent working closely with her community of Soweto and impacting lives in a direct, meaningful way. She speaks of art as an intervention to teach life skills and empower kids. She runs a wonderful project in Soweto under the name Pelican Precinct, where she gives the community children hope and makes them agents of their future.

Atul Patel

Atul is CEO of Star Schools - A company started many years ago to assist children in their final school year. Atul's passion is innovation and education; and he speaks of the simplicity of innovation and it's impact in real lives.

Kagiso Msimango

Kagiso is an extraordinary young woman and mother, with a particular interest in where we focus our energies. She started an organisation called the Goddess Academy to celebrate womanhood and to work toward redirecting our negative focus, particularly in our quest to create change in our lives.

Organizing team


Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Jessica Tandy
  • Yolandi Michaels