With “Press Pause,” we wanted to explore how everything in our world — information, technology, communication, transportation — is moving so fast. We are on the cusp of eclipsing all of the progress that we have made to date in a fraction of that time. Is this pace good for us? Will we fall behind and fail if we take a break? Let’s all “Press Pause” on our hectic daily schedules on May 1st and find out.
TEDWomen conferences bring together a global community of people interested in exploring how change begins: with innovative thinkers who catalyze ideas toward action. Over the past few years, TEDWomen and TEDxWomen have launched some powerful ideas into the world.
On June 12, 2018, we examined the intrinsic contradiction of “No Limits.” It prompted us to say, “there are no limits to what we can do to more forward, innovate, inspire positive change, and evolve.” But it also forced us to question the issues in our world relating to a lack of limits (e.g., how we mistreat each other, how obsessed we are with technology/social media, how we can abuse food/alcohol/drugs).