iOS app Android app

Tedxwomen

Are We Thinking of Art All Wrong?

Laura Cococcia | Posted 06.29.2013 | TED Weekends
Laura Cococcia

Think of how physically taxing painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel must have been; think of how many assistants and workmen must have been needed to complete it. Someone, surely, had to get the ceiling there to be painted on in the first place.

WATCH: Bey's Latest Plot To Help Girls 'Run The World'

Posted 03.01.2013 | Black Voices

Singer Beyonce Knowles, actress Salma Hayek and Gucci creative director, Frida Giannini, arrived at the intersection of looking good and doing good Th...

Top Ten Takeaways on Innovation From TEDx Women

Joan Michelson | Posted 02.10.2013 | Women
Joan Michelson

This TED conference was an exhilarating exercise in thinking differently -- asking new questions, hearing answers to questions you didn't know you had, exploring new possibilities. That is what innovation is all about.

Reimagining Leadership

Jane Shure | Posted 02.06.2013 | Women
Jane Shure

The time is now for women's natural collaborative leadership style to be valued. As the 21st Century unfolds, the challenge is on for women to value our differences, raise our voices, be our authentic selves and dare to lead.

Why I'm Spending the Off-Season Giving Back

Lindsey Harding | Posted 01.29.2013 | Impact
Lindsey Harding

There's a lot more to being a professional athlete than just playing. We have a voice, and we're role models. We have a responsibility and obligation to give back.

Do Women Care About More Than Children, Lovelife and Fashion?

Dr Layla McCay | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Dr Layla McCay

As a woman who very much believes that men and women are equal in most respects and ought to be treated as such, I feel sorry to call foul on actress Maria Bello, recently named goodwill ambassador for women by Haiti's president, for her advocacy work with women since the Haiti earthquake in 2012.

I Have A Girl-Crush On Jane Fonda

Felice Shapiro | Posted 06.24.2012 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

I particularly admire the way Jane Fonda sees her life as a series of three acts (each 30 years long) and says this third act will be her most significant. Why don't we all think this way?

WATCH: The Single Biggest Health Threat To Women

Posted 03.23.2012 | Healthy Living

Cardiovascular disease is the leading killer of American women. That's a statistic that can be surprising, given how much more we hear about a dis...

These Teen Girls Are Going To Change The World! (WATCH)

Posted 01.12.2012 | Home

Talk about girl power -- three American high school girls made headlines in November when they swept the 2011 international Google Science Fair, earni...

Get Rid of Those Resolutions

Sophie Chiche | Posted 03.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Sophie Chiche

I don't like resolutions. New Year's, Easter, summer or any other kind. I don't like them because they don't work. They have never worked. They put emphasis on what we don't do, don't have or don't know how to get. They put a focus on what's wrong with us. What we are lacking.

Life Coach Gabrielle Bernstein On Living Your Truth

Posted 12.10.2011 | Healthy Living

At last week's TEDxWomen conference in conjunction with New York's Paley Center for Media, author and life coach Gabrielle Bernstein spoke on moving f...

It's Time For Gender Equality In Treatment Of Heart Disease

Barbra Streisand | Posted 02.06.2012 | Impact
Barbra Streisand

Women have made enormous strides. We've had women explore the depths of outer space, a woman has run for president of the United States, and a woman has served as speaker of the house. Yet a boys club still exists in the medical sciences.

WATCH: Pat Mitchell, Host Of TEDxWomen, Talks Women In Media

Posted 12.05.2011 | Women

At the The Paley Center for Media's TEDxWomen yesterday, Pat Mitchell, the Center's President and CEO and host of the conference sat down with The Huf...

Rachel Simmons On Girls And Self-Esteem

Posted 12.05.2011 | Parents

On Thursday in New York, at the TEDxWomen Conference in midtown Manhattan, Rachel Simmons hosted a presentation about girls and self-esteem. Simmo...

WATCH: How To Redefine Success

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 12.02.2011 | Women

Yesterday, in conjunction with the Paley Center for Media's bicoastal TEDxWomen conference, Arianna Huffington hosted a panel discussion about the wa...

Gloria Steinem Talks Women's Progress, Aging Well At TEDxWomen

Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty

Feminist icon Gloria Steinem, author, activist and co-founder of Ms. Magazine, sat down with the Huffington Post’s Amanda Fairbanks in New York to d...

Why Aren't we Hearing from Gen Y Women in the Workplace?

Erica Dhawan | Posted 01.28.2012 | Women
Erica Dhawan

Women's forums, conferences and events -- both in the real world and online -- need to address and speak about the new issues that women of the next generation face.

Just That Much Braver

Pat Mitchell | Posted 01.14.2012 | Media
Pat Mitchell

If you look beyond the headlines, something we aspire to do through our explorations and investigations at TEDxWomen, you'll hear stories of inspired nonviolence, too. Take Lamis Zein.

Can Mothers Stop Terrorism?

Pat Mitchell | Posted 01.11.2012 | Media
Pat Mitchell

In the face of violence, and the anemic response from too many governments, new visionaries are stepping forward to seek a more peaceful way. Dr. Edit Schlaffer, the founder of Women without Borders, is one of them.

Weaving the Web of the World Even Tighter

Pat Mitchell | Posted 12.28.2011 | Media
Pat Mitchell

As we come of technological age, how can we be more skillful and more thoughtful in how we use the latest gadgets so as not to diffuse the power of our most fulfilling relationships and work?

Miss TEDxWomen

Pat Mitchell | Posted 12.24.2011 | Media
Pat Mitchell

As I have often reminded audiences, 86 percent of the purchasing power in this country is in the pockets of women. Let's use it!

Girls Set to Speak Out at TEDxWomen

Pat Mitchell | Posted 12.11.2011 | Media
Pat Mitchell

As a lifelong feminist, the idea of empowering girls is especially close to my heart. Which is why girls are central to the programming for TEDxWomen this December.