Recommended TED Talks

07 June 2018

TED is a platform for ideas worth spreading, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). 

In this first of a series of the must watch TED talks from my recommended list, Dame Stephanie Shirley is the most successful tech entrepreneur you've ever heard of. In the 1960s, she founded a pioneering all-woman software company in the UK, which was ultimately valued at $3 billion, making millionaires of 70 of her team members. In this frank and often hilarious talk, she explains why she went by “Steve,” how she upended the expectations of the time, and shares some sure-fire ways to identify ambitious women …


Dame Stephanie Shirley: Why do ambitious women have flat heads?

Blog by Sabrina Ihaddaden, Future Leaders Champion