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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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TEDxYYC 2017 Artist in Residence

TEDxYYC 2017 Artist in Residence

TEDxYYC’s 2017 Artist in Residence is a true case of art imitating life – an artist musing on diversity, disability and individuality. New to the annual TEDxYYC event, 2017 attendees will experience the artwork by our first-ever TEDxYYC Artist in Residence the minute...

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TEDxYYC 2017 presents Marni Panas

TEDxYYC 2017 presents Marni Panas

TEDxYYC is proud to present Marni Panas. A human rights advocate for diversity and LGBTQ equality. Calgarians will gather and Intersect at TEDxYYC 2017 on June 23 at Arts Commons. We will navigate the fleeting and enduring moments where people meet, ideas converge,...

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Three More Speakers Added to the TEDxYYC Lineup

A pioneer of the global sustainability movement, an outspoken city planner, and a crusader for hope announced as new additions to the TEDxYYC 2013 lineup. Former Calgary oil executive and pioneer in the global sustainability movement Maurice Strong; the outspoken head...

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TED Prize 2012: The City 2.0

Awarded since 2005, the TED Prize is designed to leverage the TED community’s exceptional array of talent and resources. It is awarded annually to an exceptional individual who receives $100,000 and, much more important, “One Wish to Change the World.” After several...

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