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TEDx talk under review

2018-06-20T03:04:44+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

An independently organized TEDx event recently posted, and subsequently removed, a talk from the TEDx YouTube channel that the event organizer had titled: “Why our perception of pedophilia has to change.”  We were not aware of this organizer’s actions, but understand now that their decision to remove the talk was at the speaker’s request for [...]

An ambitious plan to explore our oceans, and more news from TED speakers

2018-06-16T03:04:50+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

  The past few weeks have brimmed over with TED-related news. Below, some highlights. Exploring the ocean like never before. A school of ocean-loving TED speakers have teamed up to launch OceanX, an international initiative dedicated to discovering more of our oceans in an effort to “inspire a human connection to the sea.” The coalition [...]

Ideas from the intersections: A night of talks from TED and Brightline

2018-06-12T03:04:32+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Onstage to host the event, Corey Hajim, TED’s business curator, and Cloe Shasha, TED’s speaker development director, kick off TEDNYC Intersections, a night of talks presented by TED and the Brightline Initiative. (Photo: Ryan Lash / TED) At the intersections where we meet and collaborate, we can pool our collective wisdom to seek solutions to [...]

Resources for suicide prevention, post-attempt survivors and their families

2018-06-09T03:04:43+00:00 June 9th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Inspired by JD Schramm’s powerful TEDTalk on surviving a suicide attempt, this list of resources has been updated to help you widen your understanding of mental health, depression, suicide and suicide prevention. Whether you’re an attempt survivor, a concerned family member or friend, or struggling with suicidal thoughts yourself, this list offers helpful resources and hotlines [...]

Ebola and the future of vaccines: In conversation with Seth Berkley

2018-06-01T03:04:30+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

At TED2015, Seth Berkley showed two Ebola vaccines under review at the time. One of these vaccines is now being deployed in the current Ebola outbreak in the DRC. Photo: Bret Hartman/TED Dr. Seth Berkley is an epidemiologist and the CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, a global health organization dedicated to improving access to [...]

TED en Español: TED’s first-ever Spanish-language speaker event in NYC

2018-05-10T03:05:01+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Host Gerry Garbulsky opens the TED en Español event in the TEDNYC theater, New York, NY. (Photo: Dian Lofton / TED) Thursday marked the first-ever TED en Español speaker event hosted by TED in its New York City office. The all-Spanish daytime event featured eight speakers, a musical performance, five short films and fifteen one-minute talks [...]