Author Isabel Allende is 71. Yes, she has a few wrinkles—but she has incredible perspective too. In this candid talk, meant for viewers of all ages, she talks about her fears as she gets older..
Glenn Greenwald was one of the first reporters to see — and write about — the Edward Snowden files, with their revelations about the United States’ extensive surveillance of private citizens. In this searing talk,..
Yang Lan, a journalist and Cofounder of the Sun Media Group and the Sun Culture Foundation who’s been called “the Oprah of China,” offers insight into the next generation of young Chinese citizens — urban, connected..
Sheryl WuDunn’s book “Half the Sky” investigates the oppression of women globally. Her stories shock. Only when women in developing countries have equal access to education and economic opportunity will we be using all our..
Jason Fried, author of bestselling business book Rework and co-founder of 37-signals, argues that the main barriers to productivity are “M&Ms,” or, Managers and Meetings. According to Jason, one of the most successful startup entrepreneurs,..
Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee has two powerful stories to tell — of her own life’s transformation, and of the untapped potential of girls around the world. Can we transform the world by unlocking..
This Sister’s Tribute To Her Autistic Brothers Will Make You Rethink What It Means To Live A Life Beyond What Is Normal
Faith Jegede tells the moving and funny story of growing up with her two brothers, both autistic — and both extraordinary. In this talk from the TED Talent Search, she reminds us to pursue a..
In 1991, Shaka Senghor shot and killed a man. He was, he says, “a drug dealer with a quick temper and a semi-automatic pistol.” Jailed for second degree murder, that could very well have been..
Rives has a contagious obsession with 4 a.m. At TED2007, the poet shared what was then a minor fixation with a time that kept popping up everywhere. But after the talk, emails starting pouring in..
In a time when beauty is defined by supermodels, success is defined by wealth, and fame is deified by how many followers you have on social media, Lizzie Velasquez asks the question how do you..