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TEDxLondon is an organisation run entirely by volunteers. As we celebrate International Volunteer Day, we’re throwing the spotlight on some of the stories behind the magic that helps us build diverse and inclusive communities. 14.2 million people in the UK formally volunteer at least once a month. That’s close to double the population of London,...
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On the 1st December, people from across London and beyond will come to the first ever TEDxLondonWomen event, held as part of the Global TEDWomen programme. Maryam Pasha is the Director and Curator of TEDxLondon. Here’s why she is excited to be showing up and why we’ve turned the spotlight on women this year.  ...
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Emmanuel Speaks is a performance poet and musician from East London. He uses the stage to highlight an array of controversial subjects. Emmanuel moved to the UK from Nigeria at the age of five. He was inspired to produce his own poetry after stumbling across spoken word online as a teenager and says the creative...
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With a passion for numbers and a love of food, Dr Eugenia Cheng is best known for sharing her love of numeracy through baking. She has combined well known recipes with complex mathematical theories to break down misunderstood concepts to the maths averse in her most well known book How to Bake Pi. Eugenia is...
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As a cardiologist on a mission to share his knowledge with the world, Professor Martin Cowie answered some of our queries ahead of his talk at TEDxLondon. Cardiovascular disease is the world’s biggest killer, claiming close to 18 million deaths per year. More people die annually from cardiovascular diseases than from any other cause. The...
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Beyond Borders is TEDxLondon’s fortnightly exploration of different topics and ideas that inspire and intrigue us. In this special edition for World Refugee Day, we hear from social enterprise Better Shelter about their work with the Rohyingya people. “Every time I visit a refugee camp, the unimaginable resistance of humans amazes me. We all want...
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Karma Cola is an ethically sourced organic soft drinks brand proving itself to be an ambassador for the Fairtrade business model. We met up with the head of the Karma Cola Foundation, Albert Tucker, to find out how they work. Conscious consumerism has been à la mode for some time, but with a plethora of...
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A new team, a new vision. TEDxLondon is back on a larger scale and with more bite and vigour than ever before. With our Salon event kickstarting a line of exciting events we have planned for the year, we want to share an insight into some of the work we put in behind the scenes...
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