More Leading Ladies, Please!

This week, the New York times featured several pieces about women in film. There was the collection of clips about the Star Wars women, all of whom can wield light sabers and/or pass the Bechdel test. Roslyn Sulcas explained how Netflix's new…
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A Pirated Reality

This week, the New York Times announced that Somali pirates had released 26 captives, mostly from Southeast Asia, who had been held in the desert for ransom. They had been captive for four and a half years, and are among the last of many prisoners…
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Happy National Business Women's Week!

We at TEDxBeaconStreet are very proud of our women in business. We have several business leaders speaking for us this year, and their gifts for innovation and leadership have led them to great success. They'll be sharing their stories with us…
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Now You See Me...

Our world is one of near-total visibility. Whenever we log onto the internet, we know that data collectors can see our shopping habits, our calendars, or what we had for breakfast. We can easily find images of places thousands of miles or even…
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Speaker Rehearsal Blast!

Last night, innovators, movie-makers, Sparkplugs, and others gathered at the Cambridge Innovation Center to practice talks for TEDxBeaconStreet 2016! We had presentations from a tax leader at EY, a lawyer from Ropes & Gray, two MIT researchers,…
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Speaker Orientation Blast!

Last night, dozens of people gathered at WBUR headquarters on Commonwealth Avenue to get a sneak preview of the incredible talks that will be part of the TEDxBeaconStreet Salon on March 17th. We had a music therapist who charmed us with her…
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See Yourself At TEDxBeaconStreet!

At TEDxBeaconStreet, we love our audience. That's what makes us unique: the people in the seats are as important as the people on the stage, and we want to make sure that everyone is included in the conversation. We're holding another event…