This Saturday, TEDxYouth@Toronto will be holding our annual summer event. You can hear TED-style talks from fellow students and interact with like-minded people. But you have a secret: The concept of talking to strangers makes you anxious. Suddenly you feel … Continued
Choosing a TEDx theme is not a simple process. It has to be relatable to the audience yet pertinent to all disciplines while encouraging discussion and new insights. This year, our difficulty was trying to steer away from 2014’s theme … Continued
Hello! The 2015 TEDxYouth@Toronto team is assembled and back in business! We’ve had our first general meeting last month and with so many different ideas floating around, we’re excited to flesh out this year’s theme. In the meantime, you can … Continued
Another year, another fantastic, thought-provoking TEDxYouth@Toronto event. The TEDxYouth@Toronto Organizing Committee is getting ready for its next conference in 2016 and we want you to join our team. The Organizing Committee was founded seven years ago and ever since we … Continued
Attendee applications for our November 16 event closed October 14th and we received an overwhelming amount of over 400 applications. Shortly after the application deadlines, our team locked themselves in a room to review the responses. We were all amazed … Continued
To introduce you to the theme and get you excited about our event on November 16, we have collaborated with Neon Tie Films to bring you a promotional video coming soon to a computer screen near you. Ever wondered how … Continued
The application deadline for TEDxYouth@Toronto is fast approaching. If you have not applied yet, there is still time to do so. For those that have already replied, we’d like to thank you for your insightful responses. After reading through the … Continued
The TEDxYouth@Toronto Speakers Committee has been hard at work for the past few weeks putting together a dynamic panel of thinkers and leaders in our community who we hope will help you along your journey of discovery! We’re happy to … Continued
It was a sunny Saturday morning in April, in the middle of a downtown Toronto office – this was the first general meeting of the TEDxYouth@Toronto team. Although we had just met each other, we already had to tackle our first … Continued
Hello! On behalf of the 2013 TEDxYouth@Toronto team, I’d like to welcome you to our first blog post for this year! My name is Sikandar Aftab, and along with Kateryna Shpir, we form this year’s Public Relations team. Through this … Continued
Your chance to join the TEDxYouth@Toronto team this year has arrived, and the applications are pouring in. You may be wondering though, what makes this such a unique volunteer opportunity and just what will I get out of it? Based on input from our current and past team members, here are a few reasons why you should apply to be part of this amazing experience!
Dear TEDxers, We hope everyone enjoyed an amazing start to 2013! As we enter this new year, we’d like to reflect on the past and give thanks to all those who helped to make TEDxYouth@Toronto 2012 a success! For those … Continued
Tomorrow is the big day! We are finalizing the schedule for the day, buying last minute supplies, double-checking our streaming capabilities and setting up the stage at the Ontario Science Centre. 1. 2012 Speakers and Performers For those who … Continued
In this year’s applications, we asked GTA youth three simple questions. Here are some responses that made us laugh, evoked thought, and generally blew us away.