Tag: Global Issues

What makes a country good? | Mimi Longchamp | TEDxTauntonSchool

A talk about power and politics IB student This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx Read More

/ September 14, 2019
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Ther matrix of domination: Using priviilege to uplift communities. | Dimpho Thepa | TEDxUCT

This talk talks about how we are not completely helpless and how we can use whatever privilege to make our communities a better place. Change is not up to the next person, you also possess some capacity for change. Dimpho...

/ September 13, 2019
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How to get your cup to overflow | Mpumelelo Mhlongo | TEDxUCT

As a society, we neglect the fact that, who we shine a light on teaches (our) children about themselves and us, about ourselves. This talk culminates to addressing the over arching misconception that we (encompassing various groups of people in...

/ September 13, 2019
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How investment in research can lead to economic empowerment | Asande Vilane | TEDxUCT

This talk aims to highlight the manner in which investment in research can be used as a means of economic empowerment, improving GDP, GDP per capita and levels of education. Asande is Medicine student at the University of Cape Town....

/ September 13, 2019
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An environmental plan for an unequal South Africa | Courtney Kemp | TEDxUCT

This talk talks about how the climate crisis demands how we rethink our obligations to the Earth, not only legally, but morally. This talk discusses this idea by outlining what the Anthropocene (the human-induced geological epoch we now find ourselves...

/ September 13, 2019
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Eve Rising | Tehmina Kaoosji | TEDxHeriotWattUMalaysia

Imagine a world of social equality where men and women are treated fairly. How different would it be? If your answer is “not much”, then prepare yourselves as Tehmina Kaoosji, a Journalist, Actor and Activist questions that perception. The influence...

/ September 13, 2019
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Se Escutássemos a Voz do Planeta | Cláudia Baúle | TEDxMaputo

Scientist and Bio-entrepreneur with a PhD in Molecular Virology, carries out her scientific career in the areas of bioscience and biotechnology, dedicated to guiding people to recognize and express their scientific creativity. Her greatest motivation is biodiversity and preservation of...

/ September 12, 2019
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We are only as strong as our human resource | Memory Nguwi | TEDxHarare

Memory Nguwi is a passionate Human Resources practitioner. This talk presents critical thinking about the importance of building human resource in national development. Memory Nguwi is a Zimbabwean human resources consultant and entrepreneur. He is the founder of Industrial Psychology...

/ September 12, 2019
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Zvandiri – Accept me as I am | Nicola Willis | TEDxHarare

Nicola talks about peer counseling to improve adolescent HIV care and support in the Zvandiri program. The model has the potential to treat the loneliness, the fear and challenges that young people face which will improve their adherence to HIV...

/ September 12, 2019
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Problem solving and civic engagement | Nandini Ranganathan | TEDxPortland

The historical example of Bletchley Park in 1938 shows us the inclusive power of collaboration to solve the worlds greatest challenges. Now, more than ever we must create more opportunities for insights and breakthroughs to emerge. Nandini Ranganathan explains how...

/ September 12, 2019
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How to pull the plug on climate change | Steve Oldham | TEDxPortland

Steve Oldham brilliantly and simply shares a new idea that can help solve climate change. The technology exists, a solution is here. At Carbon Engineering, they are commercializing two clean energy technologies that can rapidly accelerate our shift to a...

/ September 12, 2019
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Superheroes that look like me | Tinodiwa Makoni | TEDxHarare

Tino talks about the importance of representation in animation, and his journey to creating superheroes that he could identify with. Tinodiwa has over 10 years experience in the Zimbabwean Digital Arts industry where he has been specializing in character design,...

/ September 12, 2019
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Do something and give back | Laura Kelly | TEDxHarare

Laura Kelly and Nashua use 3-D printing to transform the quality of life Zimbabweans. Laura has a passion for people and technology. She works with 3-D prosthetics at Nashua Zimbabwe. She is a single mom to an intuitive, wonderful and...

/ September 12, 2019
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Lets talk sh*t! | Mayank Midha | TEDxIIMLucknowNoidaCampus

Mr Mayank Midha has taken an initiative to deal with shit. After graduating from IRMA, Anand and working in the industry he has identified public sanitation as a global issue. Garv Toilets, his social venture has won many awards in...

/ September 12, 2019
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All of us need to come out of closets! | ARNAB NANDY | TEDxACE

Are closets meant only for the homosexuals to come out of? Have you ever thought of getting out of the closet yourself? No? Mr. Arnab Nandy narrates his struggles of coming out in the reserved and homophobic environment of India....

/ September 12, 2019
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Place of Pride: Creating LGBT Nightlife in India | Divya Dureja | TEDxBITSPilani

In this TEDx talk, Divya Dureja, a poet, events curator, psychologist, preceptor and creative strategies consultant, talks about Heterotopias - real radical places created for the LGBTQ+ community, that bring together the queer individuals to spread love among people alike....

/ September 12, 2019
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Entrepreneurs Driving a Silent Revolution in Africa | Peter Mugendi | TEDxStateHouseRoad

Peter Mugendi in his talk speaks of forming a whole movement of purpose driven entrepreneurs transforming Africa forming a silent revolution that will get Africa off the SI unit of poverty. Peter is passionate about seeing businesses in Africa solve...

/ September 12, 2019
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Vulnerability of Social Media | Apoorva Arora | TEDxIIMRohtak

An actress by profession, Apoorva started by narrating one of her experiences of social media bullying and urged the audience to not indulge in one, as a participant. She also explained how she aspires to inspire the youth to overcome...

/ September 12, 2019
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Kickboxers of Kolkata | Vishnumaya Deepakchandran | TEDxYouth@GEMSModernAcademy

A group of Kolkata girls empowered by the Sukanya project stand out as a sparkling beacon of hope amidst the dark reality of crimes against women. They have chosen the unusual path of mastering an extraordinary martial art, to not...

/ September 12, 2019
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Gender Discrimination in STEM | Sara Ansari | TEDxYouth@GEMSModernAcademy

Imagine a world where half of humanity is excluded from participating in an elite space by the virtue of genetic makeup alone. Sadly, this is our reality and Sara Ansari elucidates on the systemic bias in gender discrimination that faced...

/ September 12, 2019