Posts tagged ‘TED’

Video: “Bunker Roy: Learning from a barefoot movement” via @TED #India #hwhtw

Don’t miss this TEDtalk from a remarkable Indian education innovator.  A HWHTW favorite (see India: Grandmothers electrify rural communities)!

“In Rajasthan, India, an extraordinary school teaches rural women and men — many of them illiterate — to become solar engineers, artisans, dentists and doctors in their own villages. It’s called the Barefoot College, and its founder, Bunker Roy, explains how it works.”

Watch the video:

April 30, 2012 at 6:36 pm Leave a comment

HWHTW at TEDxSummit

Dalia Mogahed reminds us that “30 percent of those who braved the tanks in the Arab Spring were women.”


April 19, 2012 at 12:06 pm 1 comment

Register for TEDxMassAveWomen before it’s too late!

Tickets for this Thursday’s TEDxMassAveWomen conference are going fast!  The event is FREE, so be sure to reserve your seat before they’re all gone.

Register here:

November 28, 2011 at 11:13 am Leave a comment

Event: TEDxMassAveWomen – Dec.1 #hwhtw

TEDxWomen is coming to DC!

When:  Thursday, December 1 · 9:00am – 5:00pm  

Where: SAIS Rome Auditorium
1619 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036

TEDxWomen is a TEDx event organized by the Paley Center that focuses on women, and women’s issues. TEDxWomen type events are TEDx events hosted around the live webcast of TEDxWomen, and also feature local speakers. Our event is called TEDxMassAveWomen and is one of many TEDx events happening around the globe on December 1st that will expand on the ideas brought up at TEDxWomen.

Register for a “ticket” (the event is free):

Registration opens November 18th!

For more details:!/events/187564384661607/

November 17, 2011 at 11:11 am Leave a comment

Update: Tahirih at TEDx

If you weren’t able to catch Layli Miller-Muro’s presentation “Innovate: Justice” live (see the post Tahirih at TEDx – Tomorrow!), it’s now available on YouTube.

Her message: “Protecting women and girls from violence in a way that truly transforms society to create authentic equality between women and men requires a new approach to leverage resources for justice and an honest examination of ourselves.”

Watch the video:

June 12, 2011 at 12:42 pm Leave a comment

Tahirih at TEDx – Tomorrow!

Layli Miller-Muro of  Tahirih Justice Center will be speaking at tomorrow’s TEDx conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  View a live stream of her talk, “INNOVATE: JUSTICE” tomorrow, May 12, at 12:15 p.m. Eastern time:

May 11, 2011 at 3:46 pm 1 comment

Video: Hans Rosling and the magic washing machine

“What was the greatest invention of the industrial revolution? Hans Rosling makes the case for the washing machine.”

His “idea worth spreading” is that the washing machine freed women in the industrialized world from hours of arduous labor doing laundry – but what about everywhere else?  This was one of my favorite talks from TEDWomen – Hans is a real character!

See the video:

March 23, 2011 at 1:53 pm 1 comment

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