TEDxDelftWomen | Entertainment | Maria Palatine

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

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 | Made possibly by | Mars Netherlands

written by Pierre Mathieu, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen

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 | Entertainment | Isabelle Beernaert

written by Ailie Conor, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen

“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 Speaker | Zairah Khan | The value of investing in women

written by Preethi Padmanabhan, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen

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 | Interview | Anka Mulder

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

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 | Made possible by | Rietveld Theater

written by Parvathy Chandrasekhar, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen

  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 | Entertainment | Fin’Amors

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

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 | Event Workshops

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

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 | Pre-event Luncheon | Hosted by LOVER

written by Phillip Gangan, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen

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 Speaker | Cathelijne Janssen | Accountability Models

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

“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 | Made Possible By | Avenue Styling

written by Naila Ghani-Chaudry, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen

  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 | Made Possible by | Image & Styling

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

  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 Speaker | Noa Brume | Ropes of Hope

written by Preethi Padmanabhan, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen

“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 | Simone Filippini | Watch out!

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

“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 | Made Possible By | Subatomic

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

  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 | Made Possible By | IKEA Delft

written by Pierre Mathieu, , filed as TEDxDelft

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

written by Damini Purkayastha, , filed as TEDxDelftWomen

“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 | Made Possible By | Talbott International Presentations (TIP)

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

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 | Dr. Daphne Stam | Observing ourselves to find others

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

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 Speaker | Dorothy Grandia | Authenticity is a dangerous word

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

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

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

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 Speaker | Namita Krul | Creating charity-driven business plans

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

“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 Speaker | Jens van Tricht | Gender inequality harms men as well

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

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 Speaker | Dalia El Gabry | Sharing in the success

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

“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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TEDxDelft | TEDxDelft Salon | The Future

written by Pierre Mathieu, 13 April 2015, filed as TEDxDelftSalon

On Sunday, April 12, 2015, TEDxDelft organized its third Salon of the year at Theater de Veste, with “The Future” as its theme. During the event, speakers Hamdi Dibeklioğlu, Henriette Bier and Vincent Moleveld were invited to share...

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TEDxDelft Event | TEDxDelft Salon | The Future

written by Pierre Mathieu, 9 April 2015, filed as TEDxDelftSalon

  Theme: The Future Date: April 12 Time: 15:00 – 17:00 Entrance: Free See more about the event on Facebook This Sunday, TEDxDelft is hosting its next Salon at Theatre de Veste from 15:00 until...

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TEDxDelft | TEDxDelft Salon | The Planet

written by Pierre Mathieu, 9 March 2015, filed as TEDxDelftSalon

In celebration of International Women’s Day TEDxDelft organized its second salon of 2015 at Theatre de Veste on March 8. The main theme for this salon was “The Planet” -more specifically how various elements on Earth are connected....

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TEDxDelft Events | TEDxDelft Salon | The Planet

written by Phillip Gangan, 2 March 2015, filed as TEDxDelftSalon

Theme: The Planet Date: March 8 Time: 15:00 – 17:00 Entrance: Free See more about the event on Facebook. In celebration of International Women’s Day, TEDxDelft is hosting its second Salon at Theatre de Veste, from 15:00-17:00. With...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | THANKS FOR COMING! | Now, Go and Make Things Beta!

written by Phillip Gangan, 27 February 2015, filed as TEDxDelft 2015

Even the train disruptions to make way for the new Delft Central Station did not put off the thousand curious people who flocked to the TU Delft Aula Congress Center to attend TEDxDelft 2015. The...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Alec Momont | Using technology for the greater good

written by Preethi Padmanabhan, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

Using technology for the greater good of mankind is what Alec Momont stands by. Having graduated as a product designer from TU Delft, Momont’s project became viral across the globe. For his final project,...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Yuri Verbeek | Finding inspiration in the ordinary

written by Pierre Mathieu, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

For Yuri Verbeek, head chef and owner of culinary studio De Kokkerie, inspiration for even the most simple dishes can come from everywhere. “Though I work with food like lobster and caviar, let us start...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Delft Brass | All about the brass

written by Preethi Padmanabhan, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

Preceded by a few technical talks, Delft Brass, a group of enthusiastic and musical individuals from Delft, immediately transformed the TU Delft Aula Congress Center by performing a musical medley, which instilled energy and enthusiasm in the audience. Beginning...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Shou-En Zhu | Getting to Grips with Graphene

written by Paul Schattenberg, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

“Nano materials and nano structures exist everywhere in our world,” says TU Delft Materials Engineer Shou-En Zhu. Graphine, a nano-structure, has many different usages.  For instance, imagine a world where you would be able to...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Street Light Evolution | Evolution of a blushing street lamp

written by Anne Blair Gould, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

One of the side events at TEDxDelft is Street Light Evolution featuring the so-called ‘Blushing lamp’.“It’s all about focussing attention on everyday objects and the engineers that made them,” says Project leader Koen Fraijman,...

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TEDxDELFT 2015 | Edward Valstar | Joined at the hip

written by Girish Venkatachalapathy, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

“Every year, one and a half million people in the world are treated for osteoarthritis with hip prosthesis. Our aim is to make these hip replacements last for a lifetime” says Dr.Edward Valstar in...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Elisa Giaccardi | A day in the life of a kettle

written by Pierre Mathieu, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

“What if your kettle could go online, spy on you, and demand to resign?” Elisa Giaccardi asks. Conventional design processes have always belonged to designers and later the people that use the objects. Giaccardi argues...

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TEDxDELFT 2015 | Gerardo Soto y Koelemeijer | Let’s change math education

written by Girish Venkatachalapathy, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

“Welcome to math class,” were the words of the mathematician Gerardo Soto y Koelemeijer, as he made his poetic walk across the TEDxDelft stage. After all, the next 540 seconds on the stage were...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Kor van Velzen | Creativity and change

written by Pierre Mathieu, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

“When I was a boy, I was sure I wanted to be an actor. And I wanted to be a writer, a painter, or a famous singer, ” says Kor van Velzen. But then the...

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TEDxDelft Women | May 29, 2015 | Coming soon

written by Anne Blair Gould, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

If you’re already getting withdrawal symptoms at the thought of waiting another year for the next TEDxDelft event, don’t panic! There’s another one coming in just three months. “Feminism has come and gone. Women...

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TEDxDelft 2015 | Roeland Dietvorst | Understanding the inner workings of the brain

written by Agaath Diemel, , filed as TEDxDelft 2015

“There is a huge gap between why people think they behave the way they do and the actual reasons,” says Roland Dietvorst. At the NeuroLabs research facility in the Netherlands, neuroscientist Dietvorst and his...

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