Spotlight TEDx Talk: Uncovering the ocean’s secrets with a camera lens

Photographer Tom Gruber is entranced by the world’s oceans. “I think the ocean is the greatest frontier for exploration of life today,” he says at TEDxGunnHighSchool. Gruber has spent years photographing the world’s marine life, learning about each species he [...]

State of the X: TEDx in June

June was a bustling month for the TEDx community. Over 175 events were held all over the world — including events in Hamburg, Kalamazoo, Shinjuku, Barcelona and Marion Correctional Center in Ohio. Below, a round-up of TEDx in June … [...]

One way to watch TEDWomen? Outside, surrounded by food, drink and a stage designed by local artists

If you were to have walked through the King Držislav Park in Osijek, Croatia on the first Saturday of June this year, you would have seen an interesting sight — a team of graffiti artists, volunteers and friends transforming an [...]

Spotlight TEDx Talk: My gay agenda — to hold my partner’s hand in public

When you’re gay, the simple act of holding hands is anything but simple, says gay rights activist Panti Bliss at TEDxDublin. It becomes more than a sign of affection; it is a political act, a statement, a risk, whether you [...]

5 steps towards a more impactful event from a veteran TEDx team

For three years, the team at TEDxPuraVidaJoven has worked on building their San José, Costa Rica-based TEDxYouth event. Watching the event evolve, the team has gained many insights into organizing a great TEDx event. Below, five tips from TEDxPuraVidaJoven for organizing [...]

Spotlight TEDx Talk: How to be an ally to the transgender community

When your gender expression — the way you dress, the way you wish to be addressed, the way you present yourself to the world — differs from what people expect from the typical “guy” or “girl,” a lot of social [...]