TEDxUNYP 2019

Rafael Badziag, looks at how you approach impossible challenges. How do you achieve something when all odds are against you? Is there a methodology to make it happen? Rafael Badziag managed to accomplish seemingly impossible things and even produce outcomes nobody has dared to try before, because they were so incredibly unlikely. In this speech he...

Michael Londesborough explains Earth's uniqueness and richness in terms of its "circular" chemistry by taking us on the journey of a single atom of Carbon. The journey illustrates the "circular" chemistry of Earth as opposed to the general linearity of entropy and the chemistry of other planets. Can the linear become the circular? He explains that...

Andy Sharafeldin, passionate poet and University of New York in Prague psychology student, performs two of his own poems - the first poem, inspired by his personal search for peace, "Burning Flame", and the second offers a trip into his own mind, "Midnight thoughts - Inside the mind of a dreamer." Tune in to this passionate performance of two...

Olga Pexídrová, University of New York in Prague student, Olga Pexídrová, explores the unfairness of the four triggering words - 'back in my day' - and why they put younger generations on a pedestal. Should millennials have to keep defending themselves? Olga calls for an open intergenerational conversation and a willingness to adapt to changes over...

Jason Nam, CEO of Design Disco, argues why everyone deserves design education. Jason talks about how a summer program at the Harvard Graduate School of Design inspired him to pursue a career in this field and how we should all be inspired to learn more about the importance of design, how it differs from art and our daily interaction with it....

Uwe Brandenburg, Managing Director of the Global Impact Institute in Prague, explores the importance of change based on professional and academic insights that can impact your long term health and happiness. How valuable is change in our lives?

Lena Fix, an inspiring young Luxembourger diagnosed with cancer at the age of 13 gives an uplifting talk about reintegration to normal. Does it ever go back to normal? And how normal is enough? Lena gives practical advice on how to be a successful survivor and how any experience can be turned into a good experience.

Jakub Lepš, Czech politician and University of New York in Prague professor, calls for the youth of today to become more involved in politics and looks at why this shouldn't be such a scary thought. Did you think you could ever be inspired into the realm of politics through Rock'n'Roll? Have a look and find out how you can get involved....

Linda Štucbartová explains how to find creativity by examining Israeli innovation, using three principles found in Israeli thought. Can we be innovative without being creative? Innovation, agility, creativity and 'out of the box thinking' seem to be the buzz words thrown around today. What happens if you were born missing the creative gene regarded...