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It’s Nov. 18. Can we make jokes about Mugabe yet?
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Comedian Carl Joshua Ncube writes: If you are about to watch my TED Talk, then you are watching the first one to have an expiry date. You see, when I went onto the red dot I was afraid, I was petrified — and this was not because of an ’80s tune or the fear of […]

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TED’s response to claims of sexual harassment 
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Photo: Marla Aufmuth / TED We believe in ideas worth spreading. One of those ideas is that all humans are entitled to equal consideration and respect. The Washington Post recently reported that TED has grappled with sexual harassment at its conferences and in the workplace. We would like to address that article here. At the TED2017 […]

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“The courage to …” The talks of TED@Tommy
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At TED@Tommy — held November 14, 2017, at Mediahaven in Amsterdam — fifteen creators, leaders and innovators invited us to dream, to dare and to do. (Photo: Richard Hadley / TED) Courage comes in many forms. In the face of fear, it’s the conviction to dream, dare, innovate, create and transform. It’s the ability to […]

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Open now: Audition for TED2018!
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At last year’s TEDNYC Idea Search, artist Olalekan Jeyifous showed off his hyper-detailed and gloriously complex imaginary cities. See more of his work in this TED Gallery. Photo: Anyssa Samari / TED Do you have an idea idea worth spreading? Do you want to speak on the TED2018 stage in Vancouver in April? To find […]

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When two take the stage: Images from TEDWomen 2017 duets
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If you think a TED Talk is always a solo star turn, think again. Every year at TEDWomen, we feature a whole session devoted to talks given by two partners.  Whether they’re couples, collaborators, parent and kid, or best friends, the onstage chemistry is always fun to watch. In this photo gallery you may get […]

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Breathe and push: Notes from Session 6: Rebuild
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Leah Chase is 94 years old and she spent the morning, as she always does, cooking at her restaurant. She brings lessons from a life of activism and speaking up (and cooking) to the stage at TEDWomen 2017 in New Orleans. Photo: Ryan Lash / TED We’ve spent the past few days together thinking on […]

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The power of partnership: Notes from Session 3 of TEDWomen … Connect
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Life partners Chris Waddell and Jean Oelwang are hosts of Session 3, an exploration of partnerships. They kick off the session at TEDWomen 2017 in New Orleans. Photo: Ryan Lash / TED Our hosts for this session, Jean Oelwang and Chris Waddell, are life partners who’ve both had to overcome their inclination to be a […]

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Fearless risk-taking: Notes from Session 4 of TEDWomen 2017: Suspend
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Jacqueline Novogratz hosts this session of TEDWomen 2017 — about the risks we take to create the world we want. . Photo: Stacie McChesney / TED The suspension bridge, says Acumen founder and session host Jacqueline Novogratz, provides the perfect metaphor for the leadership we need to see in this “fractured, divided, too often cynical […]

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Be fierce, claim power: Notes from Session 5 of TEDWomen: Burn
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Singer/songwriter Judith Hill performs “Strange Fruit” to begin Session 5 of TEDWomen 2017, a hard look at hard things. Photo: Stacie McChesney / TED There’s a theme of Bridges that plays through this conference — and one of the things we sometimes need to do with bridges is burn them, to move forward with no […]

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A glimpse of a bold new future: Notes from Session 2: Design
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Host Alaa Murabit, a physician and activist, spoke at TEDWomen in 2015; she returns now in 2017 to host a bold session about design of all kinds, from medical breakthroughs to the simple dignity of bring true to yourself. Photo: Ryan Lash / TED Up bright and early in the Big Easy, and right back […]

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Gallery: Just about to open doors at TEDWomen 2017 at the Orpheum Theater
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Rehearsal days involve a lot of laptop time as our video and stage teams fine-tune the details to create the amazing experience that will be TEDWomen 2017 in New Orleans. Photo: Ryan Lash / TED We’re about to open the doors for the audience to join TEDWomen in New Orleans — three days of powerful […]

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