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Women the world over are no longer accepting the status quo. They're rising up, breaking out and pushing boundaries. Whatever their focus and talent — business, technology, art, science, politics — these pioneers and their allies are joining forces in an explosion of discovery and ingenuity to drive real, meaningful change.
TEDWomen will celebrate how these dynamic and diverse people are showing up to face challenges head on, all while empowering each other to shape the future we all want to see. We're showing up for TEDWomen 2018. Are you?
What to expect from TEDWomen 2018
Build relationships and learn new skills at unique workshops and experiences during the day. In the evening, our opening session will inspire you ... then catch up with old friends and mingle with new ones at the welcome party.
Day two kicks off with four riveting speaker sessions, plus endless opportunities to form connections with like-minded individuals during community lunch, dinner parties, and late-night hangouts under the stars.
Friday holds one last amazing speaker session, followed by a farewell picnic on the beautiful grounds of La Quinta. We'll wrap up in time for you to jump into optional tours and activities in the afternoon.
The TED community actively seeks new members who are leaders in their field and who can make a strong contribution.
What’s it like to attend TEDWomen in person?
"Best conference I’ve ever attended."Gina Myers Brewer
"This is a must attend event. I left inspired and feeling exposed to many ideas."Pamela Raitt
"I felt rejuvenated and excited. I also got ideas to take back to my org."Lakeya Cherry
"Fantastic... great diversity of voices, humor, love, tears, hard stuff, beauty, pain and celebration."Elizabeth Sheehan
"It was amazing! I think every woman should experience TEDWomen."Vanessa North
"Incredible. I will continue to come back every year. I love TED and I love TEDWomen."Chelsea Shields
With the snow-capped Santa Rosa Mountains as its backdrop, our venue, La Quinta Resort and Club, has been a desert getaway since opening in the 1920s. Located 120 miles from Los Angeles, and 20 miles outside of Palm Springs proper, La Quinta is a world unto itself, nestled in beautiful, natural surroundings.
The resort features more than 40 pools, tennis courts, walking paths, world-class gardens and five championship golf courses.
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