TEDWomen is a three-day TED special event conference on the power of women and girls to be creators and change-makers. More than 40 speakers offered insights and perspectives around the 2015 theme of "Momentum". Nearly 240 TEDx events in 68 countries participated, resulting in a truly global conversation..
In 2014 Dr. Sorcar presented on developing culturally sensitive, accurate HIV education materials. This year, she was part of a panel session entitled The 19th Minute, a reference to what happens after the “power-packed 18 minutes” Ted talks are known for. Dr. Sorcar shared new research discovered over the past couple years along with the exponential growth into 75+ nations..
Speakers at the 2015 TEDWomen conference included former president and Nobel laureate Jimmy Carter, actor and activist Jane Fonda, tennis legend Billy Jean King, comedian and actor Lily Tomlin, as well as activists, artists and visionaries from all over the world..
TeachAIDS is honored to have been featured among this inspirational line up. Sharing ideas and stories is central to the philosophy of TeachAIDS, and we fully support TED’s agenda to make ideas accessible and spark conversation. We hope such important global conversation continues for many years to come..
Photo: Dr. Piya Sorcar, Founder and CEO of TeachAIDS, presents at TEDWomen 2015