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Moving forward: Notes from Session 6 of TEDWomen 2018

2018-12-01T03:04:29+00:00December 1st, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Ariana Curtis is a museum curator who imagines how museums can honor the lives of people both extraordinary and everyday, prominent and hidden. She speaks at TEDWomen 2018: Showing Up, on November 30, 2018, in Palm Springs, California. Photo: Callie Giovanna / TED After three days of astonishing speakers and bold ideas, you may be [...]

Be aggressive about your ambition: Stacey Abrams speaks at TEDWomen 2018

2018-12-01T03:04:28+00:00December 1st, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

“I am moving forward knowing what is in my past. I know the obstacles they have for me. I’m fairly certain they’re energizing and creating new obstacles now,” says Stacey Abrams. “They’ve got four years to figure it out. Maybe two.” She speaks at TEDWomen 2018: Showing Up, November 30, 2018, in Palm Springs, California. [...]

Showing off: Notes from Session 5 of TEDWomen 2018

2018-12-01T03:04:27+00:00December 1st, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

The term “showing off” gets a bad rap. But for Session 5 of TEDWomen 2018, a lineup of speakers and performers reclaimed the phrase — showing off their talents, skills and whole extraordinary selves. Hosted by TED’s head of conferences, Kelly Stoetzel, and head of curation, Helen Walters, the talks ranged from architecture and the environment to education and grief, taking [...]

Gathering together: Notes from Session 4 of TEDWomen 2018

2018-12-01T03:04:25+00:00December 1st, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

In a searching session of talks hosted by curator and photographer Deborah Willis and her son, artist Hank Willis Thomas (who spoke together at TEDWomen 2017), 12 speakers explored conflict, love, the environment and activism, and more. The session featured duet talks from Paula Stone Williams and Jonathan Williams, Neha Madhira and Haley Stack, Aja Monet and phillip agnew, Beth [...]

Breaking out: Notes from Session 3 of TEDWomen 2018

2018-11-30T03:04:33+00:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

“I have seen a world where women are denied, and I have also seen what can happen when you invest in the potential of half of your population,” says activist Shad Begum. She speaks at TEDWomen 2018: Showing Up, on November 29, 2018, in Palm Springs, California. (Photo: Marla Aufmuth / TED) In session 3 [...]

Getting started: Notes from Session 2 of TEDWomen 2018

2018-11-30T03:04:32+00:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Amanda Williams explores the colors of her hometown neighborhood in Chicago — including the colors of historic redlining — in a bold project called “Color(ed) Theory.” She speaks at TEDWomen 2018: Showing Up, on November 29, 2018, in Palm Springs. (Photo: Callie Giovanna / TED) In an early morning session hosted by podcaster and TED2017 [...]

Showing up: Notes from Session 1 of TEDWomen 2018

2018-11-30T03:04:31+00:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Propelled by possibility, Tarana Burke opens TEDWomen 2018 with a powerful call to action: “We owe future generations nothing less than a world free of sexual violence,” she says. (Photo: Marla Aufmuth / TED) Women the world over are no longer accepting the status quo. They’re showing up and pushing boundaries. Whatever their focus and talent [...]

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