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Appreciating the value of motherhood on this Mother’s Day

Appreciating the value of motherhood on this Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the moms, grandmothers, aunties and other mother figures in our lives! This Mother’s Day, we thought we’d show our appreciation by sharing three important TEDtalks that express both the significance and the struggle of motherhood. The...

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How to be greener in a global pandemic?

How to be greener in a global pandemic?

The key to lowering the amount of trash you generate is simple: try not to go from 100 to zero. This Earth Day will look a bit different, but we all know that. This year’s celebration of our planet and the reminder to protect it comes during a time of immense...

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TEDXYYC 2021 Theme Announcement: Reimagine!

TEDXYYC 2021 Theme Announcement: Reimagine!

What would you do if you could reimagine anything? If you could wake up tomorrow and reimagine the person you are, to the person you want to be. We can become whatever we want to be, we can do whatever we want to do, all it takes...

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Speaker Line-Up

Speaker Line-Up

We are less than 10 days away from our TEDxYYC Drive-in event taking place on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at TELUS Spark. Remember, there are two ‘showtimes’ to choose from A) 5:00 to 7:00 pm and B) 8:30 to 10:30 pm. Join our Host, Ken Lima-Coelho for the summer event...

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TEDxYYC Games

TEDxYYC Games

TEDxYYC is inviting Calgarians and the surrounding area to participate in the first ever TEDxYYC Games between August 1 - 10. Complete ten missions in ten days for a chance to win FREE TICKETS to the 2020 TEDxYYC Drive-In event on August 20. The goal of this fun and...

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It’s time we speak up and speak regularly about racism

It’s time we speak up and speak regularly about racism

Written by Mariebelle Sawma   How often do we talk about racial injustice and does it exist among our communities? What happens when we watch police brutality and discrimination unfold on media? The truth is, we may not relate or even understand it. We need to...

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TED talks for the topics you want to discuss

TED talks for the topics you want to discuss

Written by Andrew Guilbert   Some of the most interesting topics of discussion only come up once the small talk dies down. Even then, it can be hard to steer the conversation towards things you might really care about.  So TEDxYYC got on social media and asked...

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Leveling Up Our Community:  TEDxYYC Team Affinity

Leveling Up Our Community: TEDxYYC Team Affinity

Written by Kelly Schuler   What happens when people have an affinity around ‘ideas worth sharing’?  TEDxYYC has grown over the past 10 years:  as a community of speakers, volunteers, sponsors, experience partners, and audience participants. We’ve organized ten of...

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TEDxYYC: Response to COVID-19

TEDxYYC: Response to COVID-19

Hello TEDxYYC community, Though it may seem like our event is still in the distant future, we want to reassure everyone that the TEDxYYC crew are giving careful thought to the next steps we’ll be taking, and that we are monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely. ...

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Leveling up:  TEDxYYC speakers

Leveling up: TEDxYYC speakers

Written by Kelly Schuler   What happens when you bring together inquisitive thought leaders to speak onstage at TEDxYYC, to an equally curious and insightful audience? There is both a kind of instant community connection and timeless suspension. Our speaker...

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