TEDxLosGatos 2018

Watch the Talks

Come along on a journey with TEDxLosGatos to celebrate and connect with status-quo challengers, original thinkers, outer-edge explorers, benders, breakers, paradigm shifters, and future shapers of every stripe. Dare to think. Dare to imagine. Dare to thrive. Whatever your gift, find the courage inside you and dare to bring it to life.


J Mase III
Poet, Educator & Founder of awQward
Watch the Talk:  “What Coming Out as Trans Taught Me About Islamophobia”


Rediet Abebe 
PhD candidate computer science, Cornell University, Co-Founder, Black in AI & Mechanism Design for Social Good
Watch the Talk: “Can Algorithms Reduce Inequality?”


David Woods Bartley
Mental Health Advocate
Watch the Talk: “How Connection Saved My Life”


Spencer Harrison
Associate Professor, Organizational Development, INSEAD
Jon Cohen

Chief Research Officer, SurveyMonkey
Watch the Talk: “Curiosity Is Your Super Power”


Eric Drew
Chairman, WeHeal Foundation
Watch the Talk: “CrowdHealing to Give Hope, Save Lives, and Reduce Suffering”


Dan Gluesenkamp
Executive Director, California Native Plant Society
Watch the Talk: “Dare to End Extinction”


Michael Harbour
Chief Medical Officer, ConnectWell
Watch the Talk: “Democratizing Healthcare Information in the Digital Age”


Kristin Kusanovich
Senior Lecturer, Department of Theater & Dance, Santa Clara University
Watch the Talk: “Repetition as Rebellion—A Case for the Arts”


Kay Radzik
Architect & Mars One Round 3 Candidate (Mars 100)
Watch the Talk: “Space Woke: Mars within Reach”

What Is TEDx?

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxLosGatos, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxLosGatos event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.

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