Tag Archives: TEDWomen

Tony Porter breaks out of the “man box”

TweetI truly believe that one of the biggest ongoing and mostly neglected pieces of feminist work is convincing men that their liberation is tied up in ours. Tony Porter, co-founder of A Call to Men, was the first speaker to get a standing ovation for this incredibly vulnerable and moving talk about the toxicity and [...]
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Bringing feminist values to economics

TweetHere’s the first TEDWomen video released, by Iceland’s feminist financial superhero, Halla Tomasdottir. The inside scoop is that Halla was super nervous about her talk, both because, well, it’s nerve wracking to know people from 100 different countries are watching you (in addition to the 700 in the audience), but also because English isn’t her [...]
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Reflections on TEDWomen

TweetIt will take me a long time to truly digest everything I experienced at TEDWomen this past week. It was all things that TED claims to be—chock full of bright and spreadable ideas offered by dynamic and diverse speakers and an engaged audience of smart, humanitarian-minded, mostly very privileged women. The music, as pictured above [...]
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