Articles in Category: TED Talks (Individual)


Annie Lennox On Being An HIV/AIDS Activist

Susan notes: Thanks to TED for making TED Talks downloadable and embeddable, and for providing the biographical information that goes along with them.

annie_lennox.jpgFor the last eight years, pop singer Annie Lennox has devoted the majority of her time to her SING campaign, raising awareness and money to combat HIV/AIDS.

She shares the experiences that have inspired her, from working with Nelson Mandela to meeting a little African girl in a desperate situation.

Tags activism entertainment feminism health inspiration music success

Zainab Salbi On Women, War & Peace

zainab-salbi.jpgIn war we often see only the frontline stories of soldiers and combat.

AT TEDGlobal 2010, Zainab Salbi tells powerful "backline" stories of women who keep everyday life going during conflicts, and calls for women to have a place at the negotiating table once fighting is over.

An amazing talk by an amazing woman...

Tags conflict feminism goals happiness health inspiration love peace success war Women's Rights