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Race in America
Winner of the National Book Award gives a personal reflection on the history of racism
The Search for Mastery
Where do new innovations—new ideas—spring from?
On Change and Creation
One of the most seminal artists of our time returns with M Train, a new memoir
Secrets of the Brain
Host of The Brain with David Eagleman: the new six-part television event on PBS
New & Noteworthy
- Politics Understanding Extremism: Dr. Benedetta Berti & Suleiman Bakhit Education The Battle for American Education: Introducing New Speaker Ed Boland Exclusives Lavin Weekly #16: Ford, Harfoush, Mažar, & Samuel
- Diversity Ta-Nehisi Coates Wins the 2015 National Book Award for Non-Fiction Innovation Tom Wujec Talks on Disruption, Robo-Economics, & Information Technology Mental Health The Truth About Addiction: Introducing New Speaker Johann Hari
See AllEvery year, the TED Fellows program brings together an extraordinary group of innovators from around the world, inviting them up on stage at TED or TEDGlobal and giving momentum to their ideas. The Lavin Agency is proud to present our TED Fellow event package: three of these remarkable speakers hand-picked by you or selected by us. To find out how to book a group of TED Fellows to appear at your event, please give us a call: 1-800-265-4870.
- Negin Farsad Social Change Comedic Justice As one of few Iranian-American Muslim female comedian/filmmakers, Negin Farsad uses humor—full-scale ridiculousity—to bridge the racial, religious, social, and immigrant gap.
- Vijay (Robert) Gupta Mental Health The Medicine of Music Vijay Gupta directs the organization Street Symphony—a free classical music concert series for the unaided mentally-ill living in homeless, incarcerated, and Veteran communities.
- Arkadi Kuhlmann Founding CEO of ING Direct
- Salman Khan Founder of The Khan Academy
- David Eagleman World Renowned Neuroscientist
- Lyn Heward Director of Creation for Cirque du Soleil
- Jessica Jackley Co-founder of Kiva
- Edward O. Wilson Distinguished Biologist
- Isabel Allende Bestselling Author
- Sir Salman Rushdie Literary Legend
- Steven Pinker Leading Cognitive Scientist
- Douglas Merrill Former Google CIO
- Kwame Anthony Appiah Leading Public Intellectual