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To future generations of women, you are the roots of change | Gloria Steinem

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Activist and author Gloria Steinem is an icon of the global feminist movement. She's spent her life defying stereotypes, breaking social barriers and fighting for equality. In conversation with TEDWomen curator Pat Mitchell,...

How the new generation of Latinx voters could change US elections | María Teresa Kumar

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. A historic number of Latinx voters participated in the 2020 US presidential election, including a record number of young people casting their ballots for the first time. Civic leader María Teresa Kumar takes a look at...

How COVID-19 human challenge trials work -- and why I volunteered | Sophie Rose

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. In April 2020, epidemiologist-in-training Sophie Rose volunteered to be infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. As a young, healthy adult, she's offering to take part in a human challenge trial, a study where participants...

The city planting a million trees in two years | Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr

Take action on climate change at http://countdown.ted.com. Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, mayor of Freetown, Sierra Leone, is on a mission to plant a million trees over the next two years, increasing vegetation in her city by fifty percent while shoring up eroding riverbanks and increasing biodiversity. "This isn't just about planting trees; it's about growing...

How to come out at work, about anything | The Way We Work, a TED series

When TED media coordinator Micah Eames came out as trans at work, he quickly realized he'd need to start having tricky conversations with coworkers. Here's his advice for how you can open up about your identity at work and what your colleagues can do to help. The Way We Work is a TED original video series where leaders and thinkers offer practical...

How we can use the hiring process to bring out the best in people | The Way We Work, a TED series

Traditional job interviews are stressful interrogations that can often exclude marginalized populations. Here's how psychologist and entrepreneur Gil Winch says we can rethink hiring, training and onboarding to allow people to show their true potential. The Way We Work is a TED original video series where leaders and thinkers offer practical wisdom...

How reverse mentorship can help create better leaders | The Way We Work, a TED series

Employee diversity and inclusive leadership are goals for most organizations today, but how do we get there? Try a "reverse mentorship" program, which sets up junior team members to guide senior staff. Here are 6 tips to make reverse mentorship work, from executive coach and personal development advocate Patrice Gordon. The Way We Work is a TED original...

How working couples can best support each other | The Way We Work, a TED series

It's possible to have a successful career AND a successful marriage. Professor and author Jennifer Petriglieri explains how you and your partner can make choices that work for your life together -- without sacrificing your individual aspirations. The Way We Work is a TED original video series where leaders and thinkers offer practical wisdom and...

I stepped out of grief -- by dancing with fire | Danielle Torley

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. After losing her mother in a house fire when she was just six years old, Danielle Torley saw two paths before her: a life full of fear, or one that promised healing and recovery. In this inspiring talk, she describes...

Theranos, whistleblowing and speaking truth to power | Erika Cheung

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. In 2014, Erika Cheung made a discovery that would ultimately help bring down her employer, Theranos, as well as its founder, Elizabeth Holmes, who claimed to have invented technology that would transform medicine. The...

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