Tag: Global Issues

The harms in democracy | Gabriele Morace | TEDxSotoSchool

The focus is on the issues around today’s democracy as to how society has lost sight of social issues to concentrate on futile things. It will take into account the “social media case” in order to support his arguments and…

Despre curajul de a protesta și de a tricota | Darie Tică | TEDxCluj

His 2013 video reportage about the controversial Roșia Montană mining project contributed to the biggest protests in Romania after the anti-communist Revolution of 1989. The project met significant resistance from environmental groups due to the gold cyanidation mining technique. What…

Ce ar fi dacă am reutiliza clădirile existente, în loc să construim altele? | Oana Bogdan | TEDxCluj

The greenest building in the world is the building you don’t have to build because it exists already. An architect (or a “spatial doctor” as she prefers), Oana Bogdan speaks about ecological footprints, fast fashion, collaboration, bringing the community together…

What I realized as a hunter | Junko Shimizu | TEDxAnjo

Serious crop damage by wild boars and deers has been one of the major social problems in mountainous areas in Japan. These animals come from abandoned mountains down to villages looking for food. Junko Shimizu found out how serious the…

The old man in a lab coat – Smashing stereotypes in science | Kylie Walker | TEDxMelbourne

The world still sees the stereotype of a scientist as an old man in a lab coat – and this is having a negative effect on the number of girls pursuing a career in science compared to boys. Kylie Walker,…

“What the hell is Feminism? Is it girls against boys?” | Medha Kotwal Lele | TEDxTheOrchidSchool

Feminism is widely misunderstood not only in India but across the world. In fact, it is a liberating way of thinking for both men and women. Relations between boys and girls are fast changing today. We need to listen to…

How I survived running 3000 kilometres across India | Samantha Gash | TEDxMelbourne

Sam was the first woman and the youngest person to complete four 250km ultra marathons in the driest, windiest, hottest and coldest deserts on Earth – and all in one year. She ran 3000 kilometres from the West to the…

How do we build resilient communities against violence? | Joel Braunold | TEDxYouth@Wrigleyville

Joel Braunold asks and answers the most pivotal questions related to peace-building. Is a community absent of violence the same as a peaceful community? How can we ensure that if violence is stopped in a community that is stays away?…

Billion Years | Natalie Janowski | TEDxYouth@SRDS

Natalie Sings an original song about the world and her dreams for the future. She sings about every day human struggles and how she wishes peace could spread throughout the planet. Natalie Janowski is a sophomore at Saddle River Day…

The Helper: The untold stories of foreign domestic workers | Rachel Tam | TEDxCUHK

Rachel Tam is a legal case officer at PathFinders, an NGO that combines social work with legal support for vulnerable populations, in particular, pregnant foreign domestic workers and their children born in Hong Kong. In her talk “THE HELPER: The…

Are we fit enough to survive? | Herbert Saurugg | TEDxDornbirn

Imagine the lights go out now – will it be funny or will it be scary? Herbert Saurugg, asks the audience the following question: Are we fit enough to survive a collapse of our supply chains? He also knows how…

Cybersex Trafficking: Your Phone and Saving Children’s Lives | Philip Calvert | TEDxYYC

Hidden, just below the surface and in dark places, is a global menace that threatens the innocence of children. Where impunity and anonymity meet, a perfect storm called cybersex trafficking of children is brewing. See how the world’s largest anti-slavery…

Pushing back against fake news | Sydni Zfira & Alana van Woerkom | TEDxPineCrestSchool

Sydni and Alana share strategies on how to spot fake news and how to push back against this phenomenon. Sydni Zfira is a member of the Pine Crest School class of 2020. Alana van Woerkom is a member of the…

Beyond the matrix | Ralph Warren | TEDxUniversityOfSousse

Going beyond the matrix is not an easy task. We often need to break through the matrix to make an impact on the world. Perhaps the greatest element in the matrix is culture, and the more monolithic the culture, the…