When Chelsea Clinton hosted a TEDxTeen event this past March, she talked about the amazing things Gen Y is accomplishing.
“I think [there] is a big misconception that people who are younger are more apathetic or more disinterested or more tuned out. That’s just not true," she told The Huffington Post. "People are more connected, feel more empowered and feel a greater responsibility for their world than ever before. And we see that in so many different ways."
One of the most awesome ways young people are sharing their world-changing ideas is through doing TED talks of their own.
Click through the slideshow below to watch 10 of our all-time favorite videos from teens at TED events and tell us: Which is your favorite? What topic would you give a TED talk about, if you could choose anything? Sound off in the comments or tweet at @HuffPostTeen!
<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/24/tavi-gevinson-fashion-week-bow_n_2753370.html" target="_blank">Tavi Gevinson</a> -- author and editor of Rookie Magazine who got her start as a fashion blogger -- discusses how there really aren't any set of rules to feminism and growing up.
Fifteen-year-old <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/08/jack-andraka_n_3562230.html" target="_blank">Jack Andraka</a> explains how his access to the Internet allowed him to he make an incredible discovery: a much faster and less expensive test for pancreatic cancer.
Jacob Barnett, a 14-year-old <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/11/jacob-barnett-autistic-14-year-old-nobel-prize_n_3254920.html" target="_blank">PhD student</a> in quantum physics, encourages other teens to "forget what you know" in order to continue learning new things.
Angela Zhang (whose research could potentially <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/15/angela-zhang-high-school-_n_1207177.html" target="_blank">cure cancer</a>) discusses why she's so passionate about STEM-related subjects.
Sophie Umazi, a teen from Kenya and creator of <a href="https://www.facebook.com/IAmKenyanProject" target="_blank">"I Am Kenya" project</a>, discusses the significance of using a uniting platform to create positive change.
Singer and HuffPost Teen blogger <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tallia-storm/tallia-storm-tedxteen_b_2908553.html" target="_blank">Tallia Storm</a> talks about when she got the opportunity to open a concert for Elton John and started to actively pursue "her thing."
Tara Suri And Niha Jain
Tara Suri and Niha Jain admit to failing at starting a non-profit organization overseas, and talk about why failure isn't necessarily such a bad thing.
Sujay Tyle, who started attending Harvard when he was only 15-years-old, dropped out of college after earning one of Peter Thiel's <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/05/25/peter-thiel-fellowship_n_867134.html" target="_blank">20 under 20 Fellowships</a> . He explains the importance of paving your own road.
Khadim Diop gives a powerful performance of a poem titled "Frankenstein," where he talks about the struggles he faced growing up in New York City. "I'm the promise of tomorrow," Khadim says. "Am I not worth the fight?"
When <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dylan-mahalingam/hero-in-action-nimansha-j_b_1749228.html" target="_blank">Dylan Mahalingam</a> was 9-years-old he co-founded Lil' MDGs, a non-profit that seeks to spread the Internet and digital media to children around the world as a part of the UN Millennium Development Goals. Dylan talks about how people need to leverage diversity as a way to make change.