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Action and impact: The talks of TED@PMI, day 1

2020-09-30T03:05:15+02:00September 30th, 2020|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Danielle Torley, who unexpectedly became a fire dancer, demonstrates her mastery of the flames. She speaks at TED@PMI on September 25, 2020. (Photo courtesy of TED) Everyone celebrates the thought leader. But thoughts alone won’t solve the world’s biggest challenges. In the face of disruptive change, TED and PMI have partnered to share the ideas [...]

Action and impact: The talks of TED@PMI, day 2

2020-09-30T03:05:11+02:00September 30th, 2020|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Billy Samuel Mwape talks about an innovative way he uses project management to support his son’s special needs. He speaks at TED@PMI on September 26, 2020. (Photo courtesy of TED) At day two of TED@PMI, six speakers shared ideas about creating change, shifting perspectives and connecting across diverse communities. (Check out the day one recap [...]

TED Talks by Countdown speakers

2020-09-23T03:05:40+02:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Christiana Figueres, the former UN climate chief, and head of TED Chris Anderson debut Countdown at the TED World Theater on December 4, 2019. (Photo: Ryan Lash / TED) The launch of Countdown, a global initiative to champion and accelerate solutions to the climate crisis, is just a few weeks away. Initiated by TED and Future [...]

TED and Future Stewards announce Countdown, a global initiative to champion and accelerate solutions to the climate crisis

2020-09-15T03:05:15+02:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Prince William, Yemi Alade, Monica Araya, Xiye Bastida, Jesper Brodin, Don Cheadle, Dave Clark, Christiana Figueres, Al Gore, António Guterres, Chris Hemsworth, Kara Hurst, Lisa Jackson, Rose Mutiso, Johan Rockström, Prince Royce, Mark Ruffalo, Sigrid, Jaden Smith, Nigel Topping and Ursula von der Leyen join scientists, activists, artists, schools and leaders from business and government [...]

Want a better night’s sleep? A TED original series explores the science of slumber

2020-09-03T03:04:28+02:00September 3rd, 2020|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Is that afternoon coffee having a major impact on your sleep hours later? Does sleeping longer mean living longer? In TED’s newest original video series, Sleeping with Science, sleep scientist Matt Walker dives into the latest research on sleep — and explains what you need to know to get a better night’s rest. While you’re [...]

Remembering Sir Ken Robinson

2020-08-23T03:06:04+02:00August 23rd, 2020|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Sir Ken Robinson speaks at TED2010 in Long Beach, California. (TED / James Duncan Davidson) In February 2006, author and educator Sir Ken Robinson stepped on to the TED stage and posed a provocative question: “Do schools kill creativity?“ What followed was a masterclass in public speaking — 19 minutes that sparkled with wit, deep [...]

Apply to be a TED Fellow!

2020-07-29T03:05:39+02:00July 29th, 2020|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

In the midst of this global pandemic, the TED Fellows program is more committed than ever to finding and amplifying individuals making a vital impact in their communities and doing the work of future-making. Read on to learn how to apply, and how the TED Fellows program is meeting this moment. Since launching the TED [...]

TED and Qatar Foundation unveil TEDinArabic: A new initiative to identify and amplify ideas in the Arabic language

2020-07-14T03:20:59+02:00July 14th, 2020|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

TED and Qatar Foundation have launched TEDinArabic. The joint two-year initiative, featuring an ideas search, live event and custom digital destination, will provide a global platform for thinkers, researchers, artists and change-makers across the Arabic-speaking world to share their ideas with a global audience. As part of its mission of “ideas worth spreading,” TED is [...]