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29 Amazing Women Rock TED 2015

Susan TEDx Ajman on stageI've been a TEDster for almost a decade, and have had the good fortune of attending TED Global not once but twice. Lucky me!

As a feminist, I have long advocated for more women on TED and TEDx stages worldwide.

For the past several years before each TED and TED Global conference I've compiled a list of the amazing women speakers who will take the stage. 

Here are links to past lists:

I've also created a list of 300+ TED talks by amazing TED women. It's here.

Here are the 29 amazing women who will be on the #TED2015 mainstage:

1) Marina Abramovic
Performance artist

 

 

The MOMA scene above is explained here.

http://www.magicleap.com/#/home

https://twitter.com/hudsonmai

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marina_Abramovi%C4%87

 

2) Stacey Baker
Photo editor

 

 

http://citilegs.com/

https://twitter.com/StaceyBakerNYT

 

3) Nathalie Cabrol
Planetary explorer

 

 

“We’re born explorers.”

http://cabrol.seti.org/

https://twitter.com/shasta721

 

4) Minna Choi
Music director, Magik*Magik Orchestra

 

http://minnachoi.com/

https://twitter.com/magikmagik

 

5) Valerie Conn
Sentinel

http://sentinelmission.org/

https://twitter.com/valconn

 

6) Laurie Coots
Health advocate

 

http://luciditysolutions.net/

https://twitter.com/coots

 

7) Alice Goffman
Urban sociologist

 

 

http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/soc/faculty/show-person.php?person_id=1335

 

8) Dana Goodyear
Journalist and poet

 

http://www.danagoodyear.com/

https://twitter.com/danagoodyear

 

9) Elora Hardy
Sustainable designer

 

http://ibuku.com/

 

10) Sarah Jones
Polymorphic playwright

 

http://sarahjonesonline.com/

 

11) Lorraine Justice
Design scholar

 

http://lorrainejustice.webs.com/

https://twitter.com/lorrainejustice

 

12) Suki Kim
Writer

 

http://www.sukikim.com/

https://twitter.com/sukisworld

 

13 & 14) The Kitchen Sisters
Radio producers

 

 

http://www.kitchensisters.org/

https://twitter.com/kitchensisters

 

15) Dawn Landes
Singer-songwriter

 

 

http://www.dawnlandes.com/

https://twitter.com/dawnlandes

 

16) Monica Lewinsky
Social activist

 

 

http://www.vanityfair.com/style/society/2014/06/monica-lewinsky-humiliation-culture

https://twitter.com/monicalewinsky

 

17) Fei-Fei Li
Computer scientist

 

 

http://vision.stanford.edu/

 

18) Dame Ellen MacArthur
Circular economy advocate

 

 

 

19) Maryn McKenna
Public health journalist

 

 

http://marynmckenna.com/

https://twitter.com/marynmck

 

20) Alisa Miller

CEO, Public Radio International

 

 

21) Neri Oxman
Architect, designer

 

 

http://neri.media.mit.edu/neri-oxman

http://www.materialecology.com/

 

22) Esther Perel
Relationship therapist

 

 

http://www.estherperel.com/

https://twitter.com/estherperel

 

23) Pamela Ronald
Plant geneticist

 

 

http://indica.ucdavis.edu/ronald_bio/pamcv

http://cropgeneticsinnovation.org/about-pam/

 

24) Martine Rothblatt
Transhumanist

 

 

http://www.terasemmovementfoundation.com/

http://www.unither.com/

 

25) Laura Schulz
Cognitive scientist

 

 

https://lookit.mit.edu/

 

26) Sophie Scott
Neuroscientist, stand-up comic

 

 

https://sites.google.com/site/speechskscott/

https://twitter.com/sophiescott

 

27) Sara Seager
Exoplanet expert

 

 

http://seagerexoplanets.mit.edu/

https://twitter.com/profsaraseager

 

28) Dame Stephanie "Steve" Shirley
Entrepreneur and philanthropist

 

 

http://www.steveshirley.com/home

 

29) Noy Thrupkaew
Global journalist

 

http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/about/programs/open-society-fellowship/grantees/noy-thrupkaew

 

Thanks to all these AMAZING #TEDWomen and to #TED for bringing their voices to the mainstage!

Mena Trott On Blogs

mena_trott.jpgThe founding mother of the blog revolution, Mena Trott, realized that giving regular people the power to share our lives online would be the key to a friendlier, more connected world.

Trott and her husband Ben developed Movable Type for their own use in 2001, but it became immensely popular and they dove in full-time.