TEDx is a lot of work. So, I asked Ken point blank: is it worth it?
“Yes. Absolutely yes. There’s such a massive synergy that happens after these events; so many new ideas, inspiration, and motivation that gets unleashed in the community. Every ounce of energy that gets put into this event gets repaid ten fold in what you get out of it.”
TEDxWomen: The Paley Center for Media and over 130 global TEDx events explore the stakes for women today
Recently, women’s issues have been dominating media. In Pakistan, a 14-year-old girl was shot for campaigning for girls’ education. In the United States, presidential debates are riddled with questions on reproductive rights and equal pay. In India, the first woman president retired this…
Last November, after our third TEDxColumbus event, my seven-year-old daughter said to me, “Mom, why can’t I do a TEDx event?”
I replied, “Why not?”
So, in February her wish came true: 15 kids took the stage and participated in the first TEDxKids event in the US that featured elementary school students: TEDxKids@NBCC
We organized it as a six-week workshop (every Friday afternoon) for their aftercare program, which drew kids in grades K-4 from four schools. We blogged about each of the five workshops (the sixth was the event!) here:http://articulationinc.com/category/tedxkidsnbcc/ to allow anyone to follow in our tracks.
Submitted by TEDxKids@NBCC
From TEDx Speaker Brene Brown.
Works of Heart “is a youth-led social design enterprise and movement who believes in art and design for social change.”
This print, featuring a quote from TEDxHouston speaker Brené Brown, is from a series of Works of Heart posters using standout quotes from TED and TEDx speakers.
Jerome Lewis knew that the best group to help campaign against the loggers and poachers encroaching on the Bayaka Pygmy resources and important cultural sites were the tribespeople themselves. Listen to how he and his team equipped entire tribes with handheld computers and an intuitive geo-tagging…
TED and TEDx are powerful events because their organizers and staff don’t do it for the money or the fame – for which there is neither. They do it to make a difference. And people that do things out of passion, do them better.
“Orang pintar belum tentu paham, orang paham sudah tentu pintar”. - Bang Idin http://youtu.be/NdDDTQaNszg
H. Chaerudin alias Bang Idin is the founder and leader of Sangga Buana Community. He has won Kapaltaru Award for his services in preserving environment, reforesting city, rehabilitate and maintain the river, especially Pesanggrahan River.
H. Chaerudin alias Bang Idin adalah pendiri dan pemimpin Kelompok Tani Lingkungan Hidup Sangga Buana. Beliau telah memenangkan Penghargaan Kapaltaru atas pengabdiannya dalam melestarikan lingkungan, pemulihan hutan, rehabilitasi dan pemeliharaan sungai, terutama Sungai Pesanggrahan.