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TED

Academic Institution, Commercial Social Purpose/Social Enterprise Organization, Media Company, Non Governmental/Non-Profit Organization

Description

TED is a platform for ideas worth spreading. Started in 1984 as a conference where technology, entertainment, and design converged, TED today shares ideas from a broad spectrum — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. Meanwhile, independent TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world.

Skoll Partnership

TED and the Skoll Foundation partner to highlight and tell the stories of inspiring and innovative social entrepreneurs throughout the world so that their ideas are heard and have the opportunity to be adopted. TED’s global platform with strong in-country networks and convening attracts social innovators and builds community.

Focus

Issue Areas: Arresting Deforestation · Clean Energy · Clean Water · Early Childhood to Primary Education · Education · Environmental Sustainability · Financial Services · Health Delivery · Human Rights · International Justice · Livelihoods · Peace · Post-Secondary Education · Responsible Supply Chains · Sanitation · Secondary Education · Water Management · Women's and Girls' Education · Youth Job Skills

Regional Focus: Caribbean · Central America · Central and Southern Asia · Eastern and Southern Africa · Eastern Asia · Europe · Middle East and North Africa · North America · Oceania · South America · Southeast Asia · West and Central Africa

Affiliated

Anna VergheseDirector, TED Prize, TED
Antonella BrogliaTEDx Senior Ambassador, TED
Bruno GiussaniEuropean director, TED
Doug ChilcottCreative Director, TED
Felipe SpathTEDxGuatavita Organizer, TED
Jay HerrattiExecutive Director, TEDx, TED
Kelo KubuOrganizer TEDxSoweto, TED, TED
Marconi PereiraTEDxRio Organizer, TED
Shoham AradDeputy Director, TED Fellows, TED