TED and TEDx: Where Are The Women?

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Some of my favorite TED Talks were delivered by women, and yet, TED and TEDx presentations feature less women than men.  Why?  TED’s Executive Producer of Media June Cohen says it’s is because women are harder to find, are more likely to say “no” to the invitation to speak, and are slightly more likely to cancel (Source).  Learn more about why there is a deficit in female speakers at TED and what the TED Team is doing about this below:

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Check out my list of the Top 10 Best TED Talks Delivered By Women here.  Which speakers would you add to my list of the best of TED women?

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