What’s the definition of feminism? 12 TEDWomen talks that explain it to you

Looking ahead to 2018, I hope these talks can inform how we channel the new awareness and activism of 2017 into strategic decisions for women’s rights. Could we eliminate economic, racial, cultural and gender inequities? Imagine these as goals for a newly energized and focused global feminist community.

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TEDWomen 2017: Building Bridges to a Better Future

This year's TEDWomen in New Orleans was a truly special conference, at a vital moment, and I'm sure the ripples from our meeting will be felt for a long time to come. Take a look at some highlights and videos of TED Talks already available online.

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The Together Tour & TEDWomen are coming together!

It’s not surprising that literary powerbroker agent Jennifer Rudolph Walsh and I started our first lunch talking about our shared passion for bringing people — in particular other women — together for the purpose of sharing stories and feeling the power of community. For Jennifer, this passion led her to create the Together Tour and for me, it’s been TEDWomen, now in its 7th year.

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Reflections on Ground Covered at Spotlight Health, Aspen ideas Festival

From inspiring sunrise sessions at Maroon Bells to enlightening sundown conversations at the Belly Up Bar, the Aspen Institute's Spotlight Health Forum covered a lot of ground in search of common ground on the need for more accessible health care, challenges to reproductive justice and rights, and increased support for caregivers.

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Instructing Capitalism at the Skoll World Forum

As Bono so eloquently stated at this year's Skoll World Forum, "capitalism is not immoral, but it is amoral, and it needs instructing." The community of innovators, disruptors and entrepreneurs who gathered in Oxford last week are innovating ideas for change that are worth sharing. 

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TEDWomen Updates: Diana Nyad and EverWalk Nation

At the age of 64, Diana Nyad became the first person to make the 110-mile swim from Havana to Key West without a shark cage. Now, Diana is working on a new goal. Along with her Cuba swim expedition leader, Bonnie Stoll, Diana has founded EverWalk NATION, a bold movement to get people to pledge to walk three times a week.

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