Tag: Global Issues

Changing riverscapes | Nadine Gerner | TEDxRuhrUniversityBochum

Changing riverscapes – bringing nature back to our local river | Nadine Gerner | TEDx Ruhr University Bochum #tedxrub2019 #embracetheunexpected #restoringrivers In her optimistic talk, Nadine Gerner talks about the benefits of restoring rivers, after they have been misused as…

The Last Humans on Earth | Soham Manjrekar | TEDxEnloeHighSchool

From the day of hunter- gatherer societies to the space age, one might ask the question “where do we go from here”. In this talk, Soham Manjrekar investigates what’s next for civilization. Soham Manjrekar is a junior at Enloe High…

Conversation Trumps Discrimination | Ricardo Razon | TEDxEnloeHighSchool

In this talk, Ricardo Razon details a highly prevalent issue in society: discrimination. Like many students today, Ricardo has been the subject to many forms of discrimination in the past, and was motivated to share his experience to show others…

By boat or by plane, what we seek is the same | Akuol Garang | TEDxYouth@ReddamHouse

Akuol Garang is a Melbourne-based refugee and human rights advocate. She shares her personal story as a refugee and presents a personal perspective on refugee rights. Akuol Garang is a Melbourne-based refugee and human rights advocate. As a Registered Migration…

The future of fashion | Penny Capp | TEDxYouth@ReddamHouse

Penny Capp is a high school model. She explains the hidden consequences of fast fashion and encourages a more sustainable future for fashion. Hi, my name is Penny Capp and I’m 16 years old. I attend Kambala School and I…

In-between Youth Voice and the Universe | Tasnia Ahmad | TEDxYouth@ReddamHouse

Tasnia is the founder of Youth of Sydney. She advocates for youth voice and action in the world that we share today. I’m the founder of Youth of Sydney, a driven activist and a lover of democracy. I believe in…

Towards greener cities – one walking tree at a time | Sandra Decius | TEDxTUMSalon

What are streets for? And who owns our streets? Sandra Decius and the other activists of Green City e.V. have a visionary answer: trees! With the project “Wanderbaumallee” (“Wandering Trees”), they raise awareness for urban green and encourage residents to…

A bold call for revolutionizing aviation | Annika Paul | TEDxTUMSalon

Everybody knows the discomfort of feeling cramped for several hours on a long-distance flight with no choice but wait for the aircraft to land. Annika Paul, working with an interdisciplinary research team, wants to tackle the complex challenge of improving…

Energy Swaraj, localised energy self-sufficiency using solar | Dr Chetan Singh Solanki | TEDxPanaji

Dr Chetan Singh Solanki, an IIT Professor, shares how his Solar Urja Lamp (SoUL) Program is transforming communities by replacing kerosene lamps with solar lamps in thousands of villages, involving 9000 plus women & 5.8 million students. He introduces the…

Transforming public transport system without using public funds | Ashutosh A T Pednekar | TEDxPanaji

Most cities in developing countries like India suffer from a bad public transport system. In this talk IAS officer, Ashutosh A T Pednekar, shares how, as the District Collector of Alwar, Rajasthan, he successfully transformed it’s public transport system through…

A game to inspire kindness and unite the world | Greg Acuna | TEDxPanaji

Greg Acuna, believes he can inspire kindness and unite the world through the game that he has developed. In this talk he takes us through his journey of developing this unique game called ‘Acting Kindly’, which he claims has the…

Dreaming of a Better Humankind | Oleksii Klymenko | TEDxColoradoSprings

As crazy as this sounds, a few years ago I tasked myself with redesigning our civilization. Here are my first humble thoughts on the subject… An interior and architectural designer / developer, a scuba diving instructor, an aspiring writer /…

Beyond equality: How should we aid survivors of genocide? | Ewelina U. Ochab | TEDxGoodenoughCollege

Ewelina makes the case for why sometimes equality is not sufficient. The survivors of genocide require priority. The concept of human dignity can be a guideline in the application of equality or equity based intervention, and leads to emphasising prevention…

A Cool Girl’s Guide to Changing the World | Archel Bernard | TEDxMonroviaWomen

When Archel Bernard started her fashion business in post-war Liberia, she had visions of being a glamorous trendsetter. One year later, Ebola devastated her home country and caused Archel to re-evaluate the kind of impact she wanted to have through…