TED Talks For Women That’s Inspiring and Empowering:
Top 5 and Best TED Talks
I’m absolutely addicted to TED Talk, I could watch or listen TED talks all day and be constantly inspired with the brilliant and amazing speakers. And I get more fired up with one demographic TED Talk that speaks for women. This is one of my favorite which aims at inspiring and empowering women all over the world.
I’d love to share my top 5 favorite TED Talks that’s inspiring, powerful and empowering. Check these out and I’d love to hear if you have any of these talks you love and want to share with me!
1. Your Body Language May Shape Who You Are – Amy Cuddy
Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy argues that “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can boost feelings of confidence, and might have an impact on our chances for success. This is fantastic talk and incredibly interesting!
2. 3 Lessons On Success From An Arab Businesswoman – Leila Hoteit
Professional Arab women juggle more responsibilities than their male counterparts, and they face more cultural rigidity than Western women. What can their success teach us about tenacity, competition, priorities and progress? Tracing her career as an engineer, advocate and mother in Abu Dhabi, Leila Hoteit shares three lessons for thriving in the modern world. Such an inspiring and courageous!
3. The Price Of Shame – Monica Lewinsky
“Public shaming as a blood sport has to stop,” says Monica Lewinsky. In 1998, she says, “I was Patient Zero of losing a personal reputation on a global scale almost instantaneously.” Today, the kind of online public shaming she went through has become constant — and can turn deadly. In a brave talk, she takes a hard look at our online culture of humiliation, and asks for a different way. This is incredibly and must watch talk!
4. How To Make Hard Choices – Ruth Chang
Here’s a talk that could literally change your life. Which career should I pursue? Should I break up — or get married?! Where should I live? Big decisions like these can be agonizingly difficult. But that’s because we think about them the wrong way, says philosopher Ruth Chang. She offers a powerful new framework for shaping who we truly are. Such an amazing talk that speaks with a heart!
5. Find Your Voice Against Gender Violence – Meera Vijayann
This talk begins with a personal story of sexual violence that may be difficult to listen to. But that’s the point, says citizen journalist Meera Vijayann: Speaking out on tough, taboo topics is the spark for change. Vijayann uses digital media to speak honestly about her experience of gender violence in her home country of India — and calls on others to speak out too.
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