An online festival offering interviews with leading women on change, on work, on rights, on joy and on the future.

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A new TEDWomen experience

TEDWomen Presents is a week-long online festival offering interviews with leading women on change, on work, on rights, on the future and on joy!

With a mix of live and on-demand programming each day throughout the week, this gathering of a global community will elevate the ideas of women connecting across generations and geographies; will inspire with personal stories and conversations and will uplift our spirits with the connections that are always the hallmark of the TEDWomen experience.

The festival will also offer a selection of interactive workshops designed to build community and nurture connections. In addition, we will offer specially curated film screenings and other special surprises — curated in the name of a five-day online event filled with memorable and worthwhile experiences.

Choose your Journey

Here's what you can expect from TEDWomen Presents, with two different ways to experience the event:

Gallery

View-only pass

Already have plans for the week of TEDWomen? If you're interested in viewing the content, but want to watch at your own speed without any interactive component, this option is for you. Purchase a Gallery view-only pass to watch talks, interviews, and on-demand content at your leisure, including:

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A full week of TED Talks, interviews and more

Daily talks from iconic speakers, exclusive movie premieres, playlists and on-demand content.

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Conference video archive

Watch and rewatch your favorite talks at your leisure with access to the conference archive.

Connector

Gallery + interactive experience

What really sets TED apart is the community. Want to experience all that TEDWomen has to offer? Apply for the full Connector pass, and join us for an interactive experience to make new connections, build community and find new friends. Includes all of the above on offer with a gallery pass plus:

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Live daily content

Join a live interactive Q&A and ask your questions during the daily talks from iconic speakers.

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Discovery Sessions

Explore new interests and connect with your fellow TEDsters during deep-dive workshops.

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Creative connections

From the community chat to rapid-fire, 1:1 conversations, there will be many ways to connect and build relationships.

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TEDConnect app

Our award-winning app for keeping in touch with other TEDsters and staying connected throughout the year.

A week of ideas and connections

The week will unfold as follows, with each day centered on a unique theme:

Hear from and be inspired by major icons during interviews with a diverse range of speakers who are making world-changing impact; check out the on-demand content; join workshops (known as Discovery Sessions) to learn about something new or dive deep into a topic you already love; take part in the live Q&A; and join the community chat (based on pass type — see pass details below for more details).

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Monday

The first day of TEDWomen Presents is all about leading women on change, with a focus on overcoming barriers and accomplishing goals on our own terms.

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Tuesday

All about leading women on work, taking a deep dive into capitalizing on the new ways we work now.

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Wednesday

Mid-week will look at leading women on rights, explicitly digging into ideas driving the quest for equality around the world.

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Thursday

The penultimate day of TEDWomen is all about leading women on joy, with a focus on cultivating joy in business and in life.

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Friday

The final day is all about leading women on the future, with an in-depth look at how to step up and shape the future.

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options & benefits

There are two options for how to experience TEDWomen Presents: purchase a view-only Gallery pass, or apply for an interactive Connector pass. See membership details below.

The TEDWomen community actively seeks new members who are leaders in their field and who can make a strong contribution. If you do apply, we review each application in detail and look forward to reading yours.

Questions? Send us a note to conferences@ted.com.

All prices in US Dollars.

Included with a Gallery Pass

  • Daily talks from iconic speakers
  • Exclusive on-demand content
  • Conference video archive
Registration Policies

Included with a Connector Pass

  • Daily talks from iconic speakers
  • Exclusive on-demand content
  • Conference video archive
  • Live interactive Q&A
  • Deep-dive workshops
  • Community chat
  • Tax deductible*
Registration Policies

Tax deductibility

TED is owned by the TED Foundation, a private 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation registered in the state of New York, US. A portion of the Connector pass fee may be tax-deductible ($200 for early supporter fee, or $275 for regular fee); fair market value is US $175.

Please consult your tax professional. We issue tax receipts at the end of each calendar year.

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how does applying work?

How the application
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The apply button will prompt you to log into your existing TED.com account or create a new account (this part is free).

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Once you’ve verified your account (for new accounts only), you’ll answer several questions that help us understand a bit more about you. This includes optional demographic questions that help us grow the community thoughtfully. You’re welcome to complete the application in multiple sittings — your partially completed application will be saved to your account.

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You’ll need to provide payment information but you won’t be charged until your application is reviewed and approved — you’ll then be given a chance to withdraw your application or change your payment method before payment is processed.

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What’s it like to attend?

“This was the best investment that I have made in my career. It made my heart sing to see so many inspiring people moving in the same direction and wanting to collaborate with one another.”

“I was able to engage more deeply with other attendees. While I love the in-person events, something about the virtual nature made it possible to engage more and for longer. Especially in the breakout sessions.”

“I learned. I connected. I was inspired. That's TED.”

“TED’s virtual event definitely exceeded my expectations. In putting this together, you've discovered something new and powerful that, I think, has a place all its own.”