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3-DAY SUMMIT & TED

Women in the World Conference

March 12 – 14, 2010, New York City


Take a look at who‘s attending this conference and watch the latest video cheat sheets.

As women from around the world gather in New York today for the Daily Beast’s three-day summit, Tina Brown describes how their individual stories of courage and resourcefulness gave her a new passion for making change.

Read more here.


TED

Visit this site if you want to enjoy watching riveting talks by remarkable people, free of charge.

TED is a wonderful resource, full of tips for all of you who would like to improve their speaking skills in order to deliver excellent presentations. Choose a favourite topic or a favourite speaker, listen & learn!

I would like to thank Przemek Banka for sharing this link.

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2 Responses

  1. swistak says:

    I have just listened to Mrs Albright and Mrs Clinton’s statements. I read some information about the conference and I think that is a very good and necessary initiative. I especially liked Hilary Clinton’s sense of humour 🙂
    However, I think that there is one thing always missing on such occasions: why is the number of (powerful) men taking part in such conferences so small?
    The determination of women is large, but if we want to change the situation, we need a collaboration between the two genders.

  2. Przemek says:

    I guess that’s because it was a mainly “by women for women” conference… Another thing is that many of the topics mentioned by them have been or will be presented in the near future at TED conferences. During them, there is some kind of balance between the two genders.

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