Highlights From the TEDWomen Conference, Day 1

More

TEDWomen, a conference organized by TED, is taking place this week at the International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. I'm attending the event, where press is limited and laptops, cell phones and cameras are all but forbidden from the main amphitheater. Now that I'm back from the first day, though, I've put together this list of some of the speakers whose talks were well-delivered and warmly received by the audience of 750.

More than seventy speakers and performers have been brought in to share their stories over the two-day event. Those sessions are supplemented with Skype stations linking the attendees to independently-hosted TED events around the world -- literally -- and other curated exhibits.
I'll be bringing you more from those tomorrow.

Images: James Duncan Davidson/TED. Captions are from the TEDWomen program that was distributed to attendees.

More from the TEDWomen conference:

Jump to comments
Presented by

Nicholas Jackson is a former associate editor at The Atlantic.

Get Today's Top Stories in Your Inbox (preview)

CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity


Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register. blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity

Video

Is Technology Making Us Better Storytellers?

The minds behind House of Cards and The Moth weigh in.

Video

A Short Film That Skewers Hollywood

A studio executive concocts an animated blockbuster. Who cares about the story?

Video

In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

Video

What Is a Sandwich?

We're overthinking sandwiches, so you don't have to.

Video

Let's Talk About Not Smoking

Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.

Writers

Up
Down

More in Technology

Just In