The conscience of television Lauren Zalaznick on TED.com

TV executive Lauren Zalaznick thinks deeply about pop television. Sharing results of a bold study that tracks attitudes against TV ratings over five decades, she makes a case that television reflects who we truly are — in ways we might not have expected. (Recorded at TEDWomen, December 2010, in Washington, DC. Duration: 13:12.) [ted id=1224] … Read more

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf wins the Nobel Peace Prize! Watch her video from TEDWomen

This morning, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, president of Liberia, was named one of three winners of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, in honor of her work promoting nonviolent change. Her co-awardees are peace activist Leymah Gbowee, also of Liberia, and Tawakul Karman, who works for democracy in Yemen. Just before last year’s TEDWomen conference, co-host Pat … Read more

TEDxWomen The conversation continues and you can join

Cross-posted from the TEDx Tumblr: Last year’s TEDWomen conference has inspired an ambitious TEDx event: TEDxWomen, a one-day bi-coastal event held in NY and LA on December 1, independently organized and hosted by Pat Mitchell and The Paley Center for Media. Speakers including Barbara Walters, singer-songwriter Morley, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Jane Fonda, Gloria Steinem and … Read more

TEDxWomen speakers keep the conversation going

On December 1st, TEDxWomen will happen simultaneously at the Paley Centers in both New York and LA. Around the world, over 100 TEDx communities will share the livestream, and some will host local speakers. Find a local TEDxWomen event near you! With session themes of resilience, relationships and rebirth — and ending with “reimagine” — … Read more

TEDxWomen A truly global conversation

On December 1st, TEDxWomen will take place at the Paley Centers in both New York and LA. Simultaneously, over 110 TEDxWomen events will be hosted by TEDx event Organizers in communities all around the world, including China, The Netherlands, Israel, Pakistan, Romania, South Africa, Lebanon and the United States. Besides watching the webcast of TEDxWomen, … Read more

Today Watch TEDxWomen with your community

At Thursday’s TEDxWomen, a wide range of amazing women, and a few good men, will speak onstage in New York and Los Angeles. And you can take part wherever you are, by joining in a range of amazing events and happenings. Attend a TEDxWomen watch party. All over the world, amazing TEDx organizers have been … Read more