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

2018-06-12T03:04:32+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00May 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 [...]

TED hosts first-ever TED en Español Spanish-language speaker event at NYC headquarters

2018-04-27T03:04:56+00:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Thursday, April 26, 2018 – Today marks the first-ever TED en Español speaker event hosted by TED in its New York City office. The all-Spanish daytime event, held in TED’s theater in Manhattan, will feature eight speakers, a musical performance, five short films and fifteen 1-minute talks given by members of the audience. 150 people [...]

Calling all social entrepreneurs + nonprofit leaders: Apply for The Audacious Project

2018-04-26T03:04:41+00:00April 26th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Our first collection of Audacious Project winners takes the stage after a stellar session at TED2018, in which each winner made a big, big wish to move their organization’s vision to the next level with help from a new consortium of nonprofits. As a bonus during the Audacious Project session. we watched an astonishing performance [...]

Playlist: 10 TEDWomen talks for Earth Day

2018-04-22T03:04:47+00:00April 22nd, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Earlier this week, I had the privilege and honor to plant trees with the daughter and granddaughter of environmentalist Wangari Maathai. In recognition of her life’s work promoting “sustainable development, democracy and peace,” Maathai received the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize. She was a lifelong activist who founded the Green Belt Movement in 1977. At that [...]