Madeleine Albright: On Being a Woman and a Diplomat

Madeleine Albright: On Being a Woman and a Diplomat

Description: Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright talks bluntly about politics and diplomacy, making the case that women’s issues deserve a place at the center of foreign policy. Far from being a “soft” issue, she says, women’s...
Unlock the Intelligence, Passion, and Greatness of Girls

Unlock the Intelligence, Passion, and Greatness of Girls

Description: Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee has two powerful stories to tell — of her own life’s transformation, and of the untapped potential of girls around the world. Can we transform the world by unlocking the greatness of girls? Source:...
A Country with no Water

A Country with no Water

Description: Imagine a country with abundant power — oil and gas, sunshine, wind (and money) — but missing one key essential for life: water. Infrastructure engineer Fahad Al-Attiya talks about the unexpected ways that the small Middle Eastern nation of Qatar creates...
My Message of Peace from Pakistan

My Message of Peace from Pakistan

Description: One of a dozen Pakistanis who came to TEDIndia despite security hassles entering the country, TED Fellow Asher Hasan shows photos of ordinary Pakistanis that drive home a profound message for citizens of all nations: look beyond disputes, and see the...
The Walk from “No” to “Yes”

The Walk from “No” to “Yes”

Description: William Ury, author of “Getting to Yes,” offers an elegant, simple (but not easy) way to create agreement in even the most difficult situations — from family conflict to, perhaps, the Middle East. Source:...