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Here Are Some Black Women Led Ted Talks To Help Inspire You

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Are you in need of some major life inspiration from some thought-provoking women of color? Maybe you can find some in Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee, who stresses the untapped potential of girls around the world; author Luvvie Ajayi, who encourages women of color to speak their mind; and Joy Buolamwini, the MIT grad student fighting bias in machine algorithms.

Joy Buolamwini, Coder, Founder, The Algorithmic Justice League – “How I’m Fighting Bias In Algorithms”

 

Luvvie Ajayi, Author – “Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable”

 

Leymah Gbowee, Peace Activist, Nobel Peace Prize Winner – “Unlock the Intelligence, Passion, Greatness of Girls”

 

T. Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison, CEO and COO, GirlTrek – “When Black Women Walk, Things Change”

 

SARAH LEWIS |TED2014
Embrace the near win. Art historian Sarah Lewis asks us to consider the role of the almost-failure, the near win, in our own lives. In our pursuit of success and mastery, is it actually our near wins that push us forward?

DR MAGGIE ADERIN-POCOCK | TEDxHousesofParliament
The dawn of a new space era. Space scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock discusses the power of dreams and her ideas to democratise space travel and exploration.

MAHLET AFEWORK | TEDxPlaceDesNations
Ancient tradition / modern fashion. Mahlet Afework is a fashion designer based in Addis Ababa. She discusses how the combination of ancient designs, traditional skills and a modern approach to fashion and entrepreneurship can lift women out of poverty and bring African fashion into the limelight.

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