Playlist: 10 TEDWomen talks for Earth Day

For Earth Day, I collected a playlist of 10 TEDWomen talks that highlight innovative ideas, cutting-edge science, and the power that each of us has to safeguard our planet and make our world better for everyone.

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This is V-Day20: 20 Years Since I Met Eve

I first met Eve Ensler in a bombed-out theater in Sarajevo in 1998. She was already known by many as the playwright of the groundbreaking play "The Vagina Monologues," which she had performed off-Broadway as a one-woman show. Today, 20 years later, I reflect on Eve's work with V-Day and the incredible movement she started.

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From #MeToo to 'Time’s Up!' — What's Next?

At Sundance Film Festival's annual Women's Leadership Brunch this year, I had the privilege and responsibility of moderating a panel intended to highlight some of the activism and initiatives that have emerged from the #MeToo movement.  I wanted to share a lightly edited version of my remarks introducing the panel and some highlights from our discussion.

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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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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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