In November 2017 on TEDxZurich’s stage Christian Hirsig, the founder of Powercoders, introduced us to this exciting and meaningful project: “impact lives by teaching how to code”. The lives Hirsig and his team are willing to impact are those of refugees: by learning how to code, these people are not only able to get their … Read moreOpening Doors for Refugees in the IT Industry
At TEDxZurich, we have decided to design food. «Walk the talk» is TEDxZurich’s anniversary credo for a food concept for up to 600 guests that allows to minimize waste along the whole value chain of food & beverage management while taking care of precious resources and lifting nature up to the highest gourmet level possible. … Read moreWe are what we sow.
In this series, we catch up with speakers of TEDxZurich from the last few years. We check in with them and their projects and find out how far their idea spread beyond TEDxZurich. Here, we spoke with Thomas Rippel, who held a talk in 2014 about – there’s no way around it – bullsh*t. Literally. … Read moreCan this bullsh*t still save the world?
A few years ago, I got invited to a fashion sale in one of the newest buildings in Zurich. The event took place in a private flat somewhere close to the last floor, at a top location and with – of course – an exceptional view. As an architect, I was over-excited to get to … Read moreWhy sockets deserve our attention
by Naniko Kakabadze The other day a friend shared an article stating that we are running on a constant burnout as we try to optimize every second of the day. Many of my generation (29), myself included, are not very satisfied with our current professional situation and are trying to find a job which brings … Read moreHow I have been advocating mental health to everyone but myself
Becoming a world connection-maker does not necessarily mean doing incredible things. Sometimes our daily routines can have an enormous impact, such as not wasting food and connecting with our local producers. As our guests at TEDxZurich will notice, no gipfeli will be served to welcome them. Instead, TEDxZurich aims to stimulate everyone’s metabolism early in the day with food to keep them fit … Read moreThink. Eat. Save. – How TEDxZurich made its catering more sustainable
Thinking about volunteering? Read more about what it means to be a volunteer at TEDxZurich and some of our volunteers’ journeys to TEDxZurich – straight from the horse’s mouth. Peter Willi (Audience Experience Associate) attended his first TEDx event as a visitor and was inspired by the team power and positivity. He quickly decided … Read moreImpressions from our volunteers
Things are heating up around here and we are kicking into third gear with our preparations for the big event in November. As part of that, we are again looking for some kickass volunteers to help us make the day an unforgettable experience. We caught up with Julia Sharonova to find out what it is … Read moreJulia Sharonova: Why I volunteer at TEDxZurich