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Me Too is a Movement, Not a Moment: Tarana Burke (Full Transcript)

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Tarana Burke – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT I’ve been trying to figure out what I was going to say here for months. Because there’s no bigger stage than TED, it felt like getting my message right in this moment was more important than anything. And so I searched and searched for days on end, trying to […]

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Inspiration

What Did Mountains Teach Me: Bouchra Baibanou (Full Transcript)

Bouchra Baibanou is the first Moroccan woman mountaineer to summit the seven highest mountain peaks on every continent. In this inspiring TEDx talk, Bouchra is not only sharing her outstanding achievements, but she is inviting all of us to dare to dream, and dream big. Below is the full text of Bouchra’s talk titled “What Did […]

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What Raising 12 Million Dollars Taught Me: Brooke Linville (Transcript)

Full transcript of writer and storyteller Brooke Linville’s TEDx Talk: What Raising 12 Million Dollars Taught Me at TEDxBoise conference. This event occurred on May 5, 2018.   Notable quote from this talk:  “I had spent so much energy managing everyone else’s chaos, fixing everyone else’s problems, that I had no time, no space for me. Perhaps […]

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What a 15-Year-Old Meth Addict Taught Me About Leadership: Brian Fretwell (Transcript)

Full transcript of author and consultant Brian Fretwell’s TEDx Talk: What a 15-Year-Old Meth Addict Taught Me About Leadership at TEDxBoise conference. This event occurred on May 5, 2018. Mr. Fretwell is a speaker, consultant and founder of Why We Win. Notable quote from this talk: “But most of us, and certainly me at the time, we […]

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Life & Style

Vanessa Vancour: I’m Mexican. Does That Change Your Assumptions About Me? at TEDxUniversityofNevada (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of former TV anchor Vanessa Vancour’s TEDx Talk: I’m Mexican. Does That Change Your Assumptions About Me? at TEDxUniversityofNevada conference. This event occurred on January 21, 2017. Vanessa Vancour – Former TV Anchor I have lost count of the number of times someone asked me, “How come you speak such […]

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Health

Multiple Sclerosis Made Me a Better Runner: Kayla Montgomery at TEDxCambridge (Transcript)

Kayla Montgomery – Award-winning long distance runner When I was 15 years old, I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, which is also known as MS. After this, I was completely consumed with bitterness and fear, and I’d spend a lot of time alone, and more often than not, I’d just cry myself to sleep. For […]

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I Don’t Want Children – Stop Telling Me I’ll Change My Mind: Christen Reighter (Transcript)

Christen Reighter – TRANSCRIPT I recognized the roles that were placed on me very early. One persistent concept that I observed — existing in our language, in our media — was that women are not only supposed to have children, they are supposed to want to. This existed everywhere. It existed in the ways that […]

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Education

Plato, Democracy and Me: Ken Taylor at TEDxStanford (Full Transcript)

Ken Taylor – TRANSCRIPT I’m going to start with a quote from a dead white guy, Plato. This is a quote in which he says, “The world’s not going to be in good shape until,” get this, “Philosophers become kings, and kings become philosophers.” Now you might think that as a philosopher I really like […]

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How Learning German Taught Me the Link Between Maths and Poetry: Harry Baker at TEDxVienna (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of poet Harry Baker’s TEDx Talk on How Learning German Taught Me the Link Between Maths and Poetry at TEDxVienna conference. TRANSCRIPT:  I applied to university to study medicine but switched courses to do maths so that I would have more time to write poetry. Thank you for laughing at […]

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Health

What Parkinson’s Taught Me: Emma Lawton at TEDxSquareMile (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of Emma Lawton’s TEDx Talk: What Parkinson’s Taught Me at TEDxSquareMile conference. TRANSCRIPT:  Hi everyone, I’m Emma, and just under four years ago, at the age of 29, I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. I can’t control my own slides because my hands are shaking too much, so someone’s controlling […]

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Life & Style

The Real Me: The Stigma Surrounding Depression by Ali Schulte at TEDxYouth@AnnArbor (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of Ali Schulte’s TEDx Talk: The Real Me: The Stigma Surrounding Depression at TEDxYouth@AnnArbor conference. TRANSCRIPT:  I recently had to write a few short essays about myself, for my college counseling office. I am a strong writer, and I am passionate about my future as a college student. But, I […]

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How Adoption Worked for Me by Christopher Ategeka (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of serial entrepreneur Christopher Ategeka’s Talk: How Adoption Worked for Me at TED conference.  Christopher Ategeka – Serial entrepreneur How many of you are tired of seeing celebrities adopting kids from the African continent? Well, it’s not all that bad. I was adopted. I grew up in rural Uganda, lost […]