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The Final Border: Peter Fenwick at TEDxBerlin

Aug 2023 29
Crossing borders physically, emotionally, culturally, artistically -- all these aspects were widely explored on the 23rd of November by an array of international, truly inspirational speakers that received standing ovations from an electrified audience. source

My near death experience unveiled the Secret of Daily Focus | Sukhi Wahiwala | TEDxAstonUniversity

May 2023 09
In his talk Sukhi Wahiwala will reveal the “7 Steps Process” he took to take control of his mind to say “Goodbye” to wasted days. Sukhi harnesses the power of “Laser Like Focus”, which enabled him and will enable you, to unlock & accomplish all you want to achieve on demand. Sukhi Wahiwala is a successful British born Sikh, who has been schooled in business by his parents, with “7 Generations of Family Business Ancestry”. As a successful serial Entrepreneur, he was able to build and establish a “Small Business Empire”. This talk was given at a TEDx event using......

What is the most important influence on child development | Tom Weisner | TEDxUCLA

Mar 2023 16
If you could do one thing - the most important thing - to influence the life of a young child, what would that be (it’s likely not what you first bring to mind)? We want to improve the wellbeing of children - our own, in our community, and in the world, so thinking globally about this question is vital. Tom Weisner is an emeritus professor of anthropology and psychiatry at UCLA. He studies and teaches about culture and human development; families and children at risk; and evidence-informed policies to improve the lives of children and families. He has done research......

Why there is no way back for religion in the West | David Voas | TEDxUniversityofEssex

Oct 2022 29
Religion is in decline across the Western world. Whether measured by belonging, believing, participation in services, or how important it is felt to be, religion is losing ground. Society is being transformed, and the momentum appears to be unstoppable. You might be asking yourself two questions. Is it actually true? And even if religion is currently losing ground, could things change in the future? David is a quantitative social scientist with a background in demography. He serves on the executive committee of the European Values Study and is co-director of British Religion in Numbers (www.brin.ac.uk), an online centre for British......

What I Learned by Converting from Christianity to Islam | Zan Christ | TEDxHamlineUniversity

Oct 2022 26
Through generations of pastors in her family, researching world religions, and her conversion to Islam, Zan shares finding her passion of multifaith work. She dives into her personal spiritual journey that leads her into a professional career of advocating for the religiously diverse. She has spearheaded religious diversity trainings, built a multifaith, secular space and is now a multifaith practitioner. She strives toward religious equity in this ever changing secular and multifaith world. Zan is a multifaith practioner who speaks on religious diversity and gender equity. She built a multifaith and secular place for people to pray, meditate and reflect.......

3 Lesson from my near death experience | Yoav Asa | TEDxBeitBerlCollege

Sep 2022 29
Yoav was a gifted athlete, coaching boys and girls and training them to peak condition in preparation for military service. On 16 September 2011, Yoav was electrocuted by a high voltage line during a routine workout in the area of a seemingly harmless sand dune. He suffered severe burns all over his body. Hardly showing any sign of life, he was flown by helicopter to the hospital. He had little chance of surviving the night. But he came through it. Yoav has gone down as a medical miracle. His story, about the will to survive and how to cope with......

Why Christianity is perceived as the white man's religion | Olivia Pierce | TEDxEdina

Sep 2022 14
Unconscious bias and lack of racial diversity in visual representation causes damage in schools, communities, workplaces and places of worship across the globe. It creates a divide between those who see themselves as empowered, and those who don’t. What steps can we take to begin to address this issue? A junior at Edina High School, Olivia Pierce likes to write music, run track, read, and paint. Bold without fear on stage, she is also an actor and sees a future for herself as a pediatrician. As a Christian, Olivia tries to live out her faith actively every day and show......

5 Major Reasons Religion Is the No.1 Cause of Poverty in Africa | Rev Walter Mwambazi | TEDxLusaka

Sep 2022 07
One of the greatest enigmas of our time that begs an explanation is how a continent endowed with so much wealth and resources (human, food, mineral and land) can be so poor as to have 16 of the 20 poorest nations on earth. Hard discussions on this perennial African development question are ignited by Rev Walter in this talk, where he suggests that religion and its cascading effects is the biggest obstacle to development. He also proposes a solution to how Africans can free themselves from religious slavery! Reverend Walter Mwambazi is chiefly a thought transformation leader, but he is......