11 fascinating talks from TEDWomen

Originally posted on TED Blog:

A dream analysis app creator. A fearless swimmer. The CEO of Campbell’s Soup. A spacesuit designer. These are the kinds of speakers who will take the stage when TEDWomen 2013 kicks off at San Francisco’s SFJAZZ Center tomorrow. With three sessions centered around the theme “Invented Here,” the event will be a global look at what drives local innovation, with 220 TEDxWomen events in 58 countries tuning in for a webcast.

To get you in the spirit, watch this selection of great talks given at TEDWomen and TEDxWomen events in past years.

[ted_talkteaser id=1646]Angela Patton: A father-daughter dance … in prison
“Are you crazy? Who is going to allow a bunch of little girls, dressed up, inside a jail?” This was the initial response Angela Patton got when she shared her idea to host a father-daughter dance inside a prison. Luckily, she found a sheriff just crazy enough to…

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