October 2015 at TEDxToronto
Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin have been friends for decades. In a raw, tender and wide-ranging conversation hosted by Pat Mitchell, the three discuss longevity, feminism, the differences between male and female friendship, what it means to live well and women’s role in future of our planet. “I don’t even know what I would do without my women friends,” Fonda says. “I exist because I have my women friends.”
May 2015 at TEDWomenTim‘s 2015 talk is titled ‘Beginning life with Parkinson’s at the age of 46’. His story of growing up with Parkinson’s in the family (his father suffered from the disease) and then facing his own diagnoses at the early age of 46 moves his listeners. Tim believes, like many who suffer with a myriad of other ailments, those with Parkinson’s can live life to the fullest when you choose to persevere. You can choose to keep going, even in the face of difficulty, even when there is little evidence of success.
June 2015 at TEDxWinnipeg
Steve‘s 2015 talk is titled ‘The early days’. In the presentation he discusses his early days at UC Berkeley, and how they led to the foundation of Apple. A Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist for more than thirty years, Steve has helped shape the computing industry with his design of Apple’s first line of products the Apple I and II as well as influencing the popular Macintosh. In 1976, Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer Inc. with Wozniak’s Apple I personal computer. The following year, he introduced his Apple II personal computer, featuring a central processing unit, a keyboard, color graphics, and a floppy disk drive. The Apple II was integral in launching the personal computer industry.
February 2015 at TEDxBerkeley
Marina Adshade’s 2015 talk is titled ‘Economics and female sexual freedom’. Her theories on the interplay of market forces in the matters of love and libido have brought her attention from around the globe. Using engaging research and economic analysis, and no small dose of humour, Adshade unlocks the mysteries behind our actions, thoughts and preferences regarding sexual relationships, gender, love and power. She is the author of Dollars and Sex: How Economics Influences Sex and Love. In this smart, entertaining and funny talk, she argues that society needs to allow women full freedom to chase their sexual desires. In this smart, entertaining and funny talk, she argues that society needs to allow women full freedom to chase their sexual desires.
November 2015 at TEDxVancouver