Two Steps Forward

As the quest for true equity remains elusive — TEDWomen is a joyful space for all leaders at the top of their field across industries, genders, generations, geographies and disciplines.

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OCT 11

Discovery Sessions

Uncover new skills, create connections or express your creativity through an array of in-depth workshops. This is your opportunity to dive deeper into an area of interest or explore a new challenge. *Start times may vary.

Options include: Women of Atlanta bike tourWalk through Civil Rights historyWorld of weldingEquity and the chocolate factoryThe robo-shopBlack girl magic: A mural tourTai chi meditationA time for wineGraffiti, shall we?Fashion behind the scenesTwo steps togetherTED Explores: A New Climate VisionClear-eyed leadershipTurn your passion into policyReimagining philanthropyDesigning an inclusive future beyond EarthVOICESClimate WayfindingFinding resilience as a working parent

OCT 12

Discovery Sessions

Choose your own adventure from an array of in-depth workshops, bucket list activities and innovative offerings. Try something new or dive into a topic you already love. *Start times may vary.

Options include: Sustainability in action bike tourA walk in the woodsThe Center for Civil and Human RightsHip hop spin classPickleball party!The flower hourBiomimicry in the botanical gardenFashion behind the scenesA more perfect justice systemGeneration unknownTED Explores: A New Climate VisionThe inner journey to more conscious investingUpholding Indigenous entrepreneursVOICESWhen women lead, action followsThe science of resilienceExploring digital intimacy

TED Talks We Loved

With her legendary starring roles in film and television, Glenn Close has made an indelible imprint on Hollywood. Now she wants to help transform society’s negative perceptions of mental illness.

Fireflies: wonders of nature | Wan Faridah Akmal Jusoh

Entomologist and conservationist Wan Faridah Akmal Jusoh explores and documents the amazing diversity of fireflies.

Laetitia Ky’s mesmerizing artistic creations use hair as a medium to address issues of race, sexism and social justice.

Rosita Najmi helps companies drive equitable social, environmental and economic development.

Reed’s Healing Journey | Lindsay Morris & Reed J. Williams

Lindsay Morris is a freelance photographer and photo editor who captures the fascinating stories and personal histories of everyday humans. Reed J. Williams is a writer, student and advocate for LGBTQ+ rights.

Ava DuVernay is a writer, producer, director and founder of ARRAY, a Peabody Award-winning arts collective centering work by women and people of color.