TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Thanks for coming | Be authentic and don’t let it hold you back!

written by Naila Ghani-Chaudry, 29 May 2015, filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

More than 150 people gathered at the Rietveld Theatre in Delft for the very first TEDxDelftWomen event. The ideas shared during this year’s event were not only worth spreading but also worth acting upon. Indeed, we’ve all...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Simone Filippini | Watch out!

written by Pierre Mathieu, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

“The world is on fire and I am pissed off!” says Simone Filippini. “Every day on television I see the consequences of bad leadership.” Now, Filipinni argues, it is time for world leaders to be accountable for...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Jens van Tricht | Gender Inequality Harms Men As Well

written by Naila Ghani-Chaudry, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

“I’m a man. I’m a feminist,” says Jens van Tricht. As an idealist, gender equality advocate and pioneer in the field of Men and Masculinity, Van Tricht believes that feminism is good for men. Twenty-five years ago, Van...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Dr. Wioletta Ruszel | Math is one of the only truths

written by Pierre Mathieu, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

“When I was a student, I got caught taking the bus without a valid pass,” shares Dr. Wioletta Ruszel. “I did not have much money, so I tried to convince the driver by saying...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Dorothy Grandia | Authenticity is a Dangerous Word

written by Naila Ghani-Chaudry, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

“Have I ever felt authentic?” Dorothy Grandia asks. While on stage, Grandia openly admits to feeling somewhat like a fraud compared to her colleagues, whether they are other speakers, Texas legislators or opera singers. It always...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Dr. Sheetal Shah | Classroom Outdoors: Education in the Real World

written by Pierre Mathieu, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

“Twenty years ago, I was a student of psychology,” shares Dr. Sheetal Shah. “We were learning through a case of a woman with a physical disability and we were quick to label and quick to...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015| Dalia El Gabry | Sharing in the success

written by Preethi Padmanabhan, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

Dalia El Gabry believes that personal success has a profound impact on one’s surroundings. Success, she believes, needs to be shared. Central Planning and Performance Manager for Shell, her story begins in Egypt. In a...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Cathelijne Janssen | Accountability Models

written by Naila Ghani-Chaudry, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

“My husband and I have six kids, four are his and three of them are mine.” Expecting confusion, Cathelijne Janssen starts with a personal example of how numbers can be better understood when placed in...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Noa Brume | Ropes of hope

written by Pierre Mathieu, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

“There is one story I would like to share with you, the story of my rope of hope,” Noa Brume says. “If we help, what we get back is help.” A former educator at...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Namita Krul-Taneja | Creating charity-driven business plans

written by Preethi Padmanabhan, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

Nobel Prize winner Muhammad Yunus said that to understand what results a project aimed at marginalized people should deliver we need new yardsticks. New yardsticks to understand not just the economic returns on investment, but also...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Zairah Khan | The Value of Investing in Women

written by Preethi Padmanabhan, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

“Poor people are getting poorer and average people remain where they are,” says TEDxDelftWomen speaker Zairah Khan. An entrepreneur herself, Khan asserts the importance of investing in women as the key to a more equal...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Dr. Daphne Stam | Observing ourselves to find others

written by Pierre Mathieu, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

“For many generations we have wondered if we are alone,” says Dr Daphne Stam. Earth is home to a large variety of lifeforms, from primitive organisms to human beings. Rather than having telescopes point...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Dress Rehearsal | Authenticity

written by Naila Ghani-Chaudry, 28 May 2015, filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

It’s the final countdown to the first TEDxDelftWomen event. In less than 24 hours, a diverse group of individuals with their own unique perspectives will take to the stage to share their ideas. There...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Made possible by | Fox-IT

written by Pierre Mathieu, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

TEDxDelftWomen would not take place if it were not for the support of our outstanding sponsors. They share the spirit of TED’s mission of “ideas worth spreading”. Fox-IT is one of the sponsors for TEDxDelftWomen...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Made possibly by |The Public Affairs Academy

written by Phillip Gangan, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

  TEDxDelftWomen would not take place if it were not for the support of our outstanding sponsors. They share the spirit of TED’s mission of “ideas worth spreading”. The Public Affairs Academy is one of...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Entertainment | Oisin Zandee

written by Naila Ghani-Chaudry, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

Oisin Zandee wants to reach out to those who need to hear her message. It’s a message of hope, about being capable of surviving with dignity and respect. As a young woman, Zandee has found...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Entertainment | Maria Palatine

written by Damini Purkayastha, 27 May 2015, filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

She who dances with the harp. Maria Palatine’s introductory line on her website sums up a lot about the Belgium-based artist. A harpist, a singer, a dancer, Palatine celebrates nature and life with her...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Made possibly by | Mars Netherlands

written by Pierre Mathieu, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

TEDxDelftWomen would not take place if it were not for the support of our outstanding sponsors. They share the spirit of TED’s mission of “ideas worth spreading”. Mars Netherlands is one of the sponsors for...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Entertainment | Isabelle Beernaert

written by Ailie Conor, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

“The theatre is the most magical place on earth. It enables the choreographer to combine choreography, light and stage design to create a story through dance.” This Friday choreographer Isabelle Beernaert, a successful figure...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 Speaker | Zairah Khan | The value of investing in women

written by Preethi Padmanabhan, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

Zairah Khan sees great value in investing in women. As both a development sociologist and social psychologist, Khan identifies, nurtures and holds a strong conviction in their abilities. “My goal is to support women...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Interview | Anka Mulder

written by Ailie Conor, 26 May 2015, filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

Since April of 2013 Anka Mulder has been the Vice-president for Education and Operations at TU Delft. She has worked all over Europe and is now an important figure at the university, both as...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Made possible by | Rietveld Theater

written by Parvathy Chandrasekhar, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

  TEDxDelftWomen would not take place if it were not for the support of our outstanding sponsors. They share the spirit of TED’s mission of “ideas worth spreading”. The Rietveld Theater is one of...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Entertainment | Fin’Amors

written by Damini Purkayastha, 25 May 2015, filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

If anything can break the space time barrier (besides The Flash) it’s music. Gear up to travel through time at TEDxDelftWomen 2015 with musical ensemble Fin’Amors. Travel to medieval Europe and the courts of...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Event Workshops

written by Phillip Gangan, 24 May 2015, filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

TEDxDelftWomen is all about ideas worth spreading. As with any TED gathering, this year’s inaugural women’s event features more than just an impressive line-up of speakers and performers. In order to further explore the...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Pre-event Luncheon | Hosted by LOVER

written by Phillip Gangan, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

In celebration of the first TEDxDelftWomen event, Dutch online magazine LOVER is hosting a special pre-event luncheon at the Rietveld Theater beginning at 11:30. Founded in 1974, the magazine specializes in feminist journalism, publishing long-reads,...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 Speaker | Cathelijne Janssen | Accountability Models

written by Parvathy Chandrasekhar, 23 May 2015, filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

“Experience has showed that the human factor is important if you really want to create an impact,” says Cathelijne Janssen. She finds that people are more focused towards facts and figures, rather than understanding...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Made Possible By | Avenue Styling

written by Naila Ghani-Chaudry, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

  TEDxDelftWomen would not take place if it were not for the support of our outstanding sponsors. They share the spirit of TED’s mission of “ideas worth spreading”. Avenue Lifestyle is one of the...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Made Possible by | Image & Styling

written by Naila Ghani-Chaudry, 22 May 2015, filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

  TEDxDelftWomen would not take place if it were not for the support of our outstanding sponsors. They share the spirit of TED’s mission of “ideas worth spreading”. Image & Styling is one of...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 Speaker | Noa Brume | Ropes of Hope

written by Preethi Padmanabhan, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

“Teaching is my passion, says Noa Brume “and now it is training which replaces it. It’s in my blood.” As a counsellor, life coach and  trainer, Brume works with clients in both the private and corporate sectors...

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TEDxDelftWomen Speaker 2015 | Simone Filippini | Watch out!

written by Naila Ghani-Chaudry, 21 May 2015, filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

“It is time to step up to the plate and let our voices be heard,” says Simone Filippini. “Women make up for 52% of the world population and they shouldn’t let others dictate their...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Made Possible By | Subatomic

written by Rachel Richardson, 20 May 2015, filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

  TEDxDelftWomen would not take place if it were not for the support of our outstanding sponsors. They share the spirit of TED’s mission of “ideas worth spreading”. Subatomic is one of the sponsors...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Made Possible By | IKEA Delft

written by Pierre Mathieu, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

  TEDxDelftWomen would not take place if it were not for the support of our outstanding sponsors. They share the spirit of TED’s mission of “Ideas worth spreading.” IKEA Delft is one of the...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 Speaker | Wioletta Ruszel | Math is one of the only truths

written by Damini Purkayastha, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

“Mathematics is one of the only truths we have,” says Wioletta Ruszel. Ruszel, an assistant professor of applied probability at TU Delft, will take the stage at TEDxDelftWomen later this month to “change the...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Made Possible By | Talbott International Presentations (TIP)

written by Parvathy Chandrasekhar, 19 May 2015, filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

TEDxDelftWomen would not take place if it were not for the support of our outstanding sponsors. They share the spirit of TED’s mission of “ideas worth spreading”. Talbott International Presentations is one of the sponsors...

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TEDxDelftWomen Speaker 2015 | Dr. Daphne Stam | Observing ourselves to find others

written by Phillip Gangan, 18 May 2015, filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

Daphne Stam is planning to take the world’s farthest selfie. As a matter of fact, she’s prepared to take a few. In her quest to discover Earth-like planets and the existence of extraterrestrial life,...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 Speaker | Dorothy Grandia | Authenticity is a dangerous word

written by Damini Purkayastha, 14 May 2015, filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

Authenticity is a dangerous word believes Dorothy Grandia. One of the speakers at TEDxDelftWomen 2015, Grandia takes on the event’s theme with skepticism. A faculty member at the Erasmus Centre for Women and Organisations...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015Speaker | Dr. Sheetal Shah | Classroom outdoors: Education in the Real World

written by Phillip Gangan, 5 May 2015, filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

There was something missing in Dr. Sheetal Shah’s classroom. As Head of Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences and lecturer at Webster University Leiden, Shah wanted her students to engage in what they learned....

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 Speaker | Namita Krul | Creating charity-driven business plans

written by Pierre Mathieu, 4 May 2015, filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

“When you start a business, people will ask about a business plan and how you want to achieve your goals.” Non-profit organisations face additional challenges, as their projects impact marginalised people living in difficult...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 Speaker | Jens van Tricht | Gender inequality harms men as well

written by Phillip Gangan, 2 May 2015, filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

Men must contribute to the emancipation of women and this is good for men themselves too. This is the core of what Jens van Tricht calls “Mannenemancipatie” (Men’s Emancipation). As an idealist, gender equality...

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TEDxDelftWomen 2015 Speaker | Dalia El Gabry | Sharing in the success

written by Pierre Mathieu, 1 May 2015, filed as TEDxDelftWomen 2015

“Success is about the impact you can make around you,” explains Dalia El Gabry. Rather than looking at what success could mean for the individual, the Shell Central Planning and Performance Manager claims that its influence...

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