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TEDxFulbright 2015, September 26 at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica

Eric Trules | Posted 10.01.2015 | Los Angeles
Eric Trules

On Saturday, September 26, 2015, the national Fulbright Association and LA's local Fulbright Chapter presented TEDxFulbright 2015 at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica. Fulbright and TED... were match made in heaven.

How to Reignite Your Personal Power and Branding

Ellevate | Posted 09.04.2015 | Women

Have you thought about reinventing yourself and about reigniting your personal branding? If so, what are the challenges that keep you from acting upon your dreams? How can you break through and achieve success?

Can Connection Save Us?

Starla Fitch, M.D. | Posted 08.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Starla Fitch, M.D.

You may not have cataracts, glaucoma, or macular degeneration but your vision may be distorted in similar ways. And without clear vision -- and I'm not talking 20/20 -- we can't connect with each other.

An LGBT Ally's Message to Would-Be Allies

Timothy Kurek | Posted 08.18.2015 | Gay Voices
Timothy Kurek

Practicing intentional empathy is at the core of not only my Christian beliefs, but also my beliefs of what every ally/activist must do in order to effectively assist and advocate for a marginalized group in today's world.

The Power of Re-Thinking Happiness -- TEDx Talk

Kristi Ling | Posted 08.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristi Ling

If you're willing to try a new approach by actively practicing and cultivating your own happiness each day, you can create wonderful results that are sustainable, as well as create an empowering foundation for your very best life.

An Interview With Gary Lewis, UN Resident Coordinator in Iran: Human Security and Environment

Yasamin Beitollahi | Posted 07.31.2015 | World
Yasamin Beitollahi

Mr. Lewis is a national of Barbados and has served with the United Nations for 25 years in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas. His current post with the UN is Resident Coordinator in Iran. The following video is a Ted Talk Gary recently gave at TEDxKish in Kish, Iran followed by an interview about Iran's water crisis.

The TEDx Experience: A Faculty Advisor's View Behind the Scenes

JD Gershbein | Posted 07.22.2015 | College
JD Gershbein

Planning for a TEDx event strikes a harmonic blend between science and art, as well as the intellect and the emotion. The group dynamic fosters individual thought that solidifies core values, heightens self-esteem, and enables growth.

TedX and College Finance: A Danger in Your Community

Bob Hildreth | Posted 07.15.2015 | Education
Bob Hildreth

I told you so. In a Ted Talk almost two years ago I told you so. I said that while too much student debt is bad for students, it may be worse for colleges. Events in 2015 are starting to prove me right. Ordinarily I wouldn't be a scold but there still remains a huge misunderstanding of what is happening.

Life Lessons From Being a TEDx Speaker

Starla Fitch, M.D. | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Starla Fitch, M.D.

You may have had being a TED speaker on your "bucket list." It's been on mine for the past few years. So you can imagine my delight and excitement w...

TEDx Speakers Outsmarting Poverty

Jamie Joseph | Posted 07.01.2015 | Impact
Jamie Joseph

Poverty is the root of countless conflict, and this human affliction will continue to be an exploitable phenomenon until the world wakes up and starts investing in both people and planet.

Jam Session Interview With Justine Musk

Deb Owen | Posted 06.10.2015 | Women
Deb Owen

Justine Musk and I riff on dealing with criticism, ambition (and whether it's always selfish or not) and what leads to clarity, focus and humility. We talk about the creative process versus the entrepreneurial process, and the surprising similarities.

7 Essential Tips to Prepare for a TED Talk

Simon Tam | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Simon Tam

As I am getting ready to present my fifth TEDx talk, I wanted to share some of the best practices I've learned along the way on preparing for a TED talk. Of course, these are just general ideas that work for public speaking as well.

Finding a Place Called Hope

George Heymont | Posted 06.01.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

For those who have lived through a half century of the LGBT civil rights movement, it's sobering to look at the theatrical literature that has evolved since gays and lesbians started coming out.

Three Ways to Foster a Disruptive Mindset That Breeds Innovation

Lain Hensley | Posted 05.26.2015 | Business
Lain Hensley

By embracing disruption, we are able to live up to our full potential and materialize our dreams.

Daily Meditation: Confronting Death

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.14.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Laura Heywood on "Coming Out" on Twitter As BroadwayGirlNYC & What's Next For Her

Erika Finn | Posted 06.27.2015 | Arts
Erika Finn

Laura Heywood is vivacious, entrepreneurial and full of passion. She grew up in Oakland, California and, after attending the University of Puget Sound in Washington, found herself back in California to start her career as an intern with the Sarah & Vinnie show at ALICE@97.3FM (KLLC) in San Francisco.

Ali Watkins

The CIA Hosted A Secret TED Talk On Transparency | Ali Watkins | Posted 04.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The TED speaker series, known for short, dynamic talks on science and culture, is no stranger to Washington, D.C., routinely holding pub...

WATCH: The Secret to Bird Feeding (and Innovation Success)

Markus Giesler | Posted 06.24.2015 | Business
Markus Giesler

In this ten-minute TEDx York University talk, I recall the simple yet eye-opening bird-feeding experiment that sparked ten years of innovation research to suggest a much-needed shift in our innovation thinking.

Bring Your Whole Self to Work

Mike Robbins | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

I recently gave a Tedx talk in which I reflected on what I've seen and learned over the past fifteen years - researching, writing, and speaking about ...

My Conversation With Simon Sinek (VIDEO)

2morrowknight | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business

By ourselves we can make a ripple in the pond and a difference in the world, but as TEDx legend Simon Sinek noted in his inspiring keynote at #Ulticonnect, "together we are remarkable."

A TED Talk for the Lost

Daniel Barabasi | Posted 05.11.2015 | College
Daniel Barabasi

TEDxUND, unlike previous TEDx events I have attended, did not go over my head. I never felt intimidated by the people who sat next to me, my peers that I met during breaks, or the individuals honored onstage.

Going Against the Flow: Elisa Schreiber, Marketing Partner at Greylock Partners

Charu Sharma | Posted 04.19.2015 | Women
Charu Sharma

I have worked across non-profits, academia, technology and entertainment. No matter what the sector, I have found that the organizations who can effectively tell their story are the ones who can recruit the top talent.

Musician Jennifer Knapp's TEDx Talk About Being A Lesbian Christian

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 02.14.2015 | Religion

Grammy-nominated singer Jennifer Knapp spent years performing in front of crowds of people. She thought she’d outgrown her stage fright -- but it al...

Finding Happiness Through Unhappiness?

Seth Adam Smith | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Seth Adam Smith

The internet is filled to bursting with advice on how to be happy, but have you ever tried being unhappy? In this humorous and insightful TEDx talk, D...

Wanna Rock Your TEDx Talk? Follow Three Easy Rules

Greta Perel, Ph.D. | Posted 03.21.2015 | Business
Greta Perel, Ph.D.

Giving a TEDx talk? Fantastic! You must be thrilled/terrified/nauseous/overwhelmed! Certainly, there's a lot on your mind right now--your talk has a lot to live up to, and you're probably feeling the pressure. How are you going to get your message across? Is it going to be interesting? Where to start?