TED is a nonprofit organization for “Ideas Worth Spreading”. They hold conferences where men and women come to speak and watch others about ideas whether with technology, life, philosophy, humor, creativity, and social issues. Below are some of the best TED talks that pertain to women.

Violence and Silence

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Jackson Katz talks about how women’s issues are everyone’s issues, and that fact that we call them Women’s Issues are part of the problem with solving these issues. Watching this video will turn anyone into a feminist, I guarantee it.

Why 30 is Not the New 20

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Meg Jay talks about how 20somethings need to reclaim their age group and strains the importance of living through your twentys. “One good TED Talk can have an enormous effect for years and generations to come.”

Living Through Crazy Love

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A powerful TED talk about author Leslie Morgan Steiner about her abusive relationship with her first husband. She brings up questions and answers them about domestic violence and how everyone can end the silence.

Still Figuring it Out

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A wonderful TED talk with Tavi Gevinson, a 15-year-old blogger (thestylerookie and rookiemag) gives you a look into how girls need good role models, how she is still “figuring it out”, and how hard it is to find a strong female character to look up to in our culture.

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