In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is an independently organized TED event aiming to spark discussion and connections within the community. The eight feature speakers this year included entrepreneur Lionel Hong, who uses Zen to explore the universe and help create simple answers for complex questions.
Kamani Suppiah set up a social enterprise to assist youths with learning new skills through storytelling and photojournalism.
Amy Lam, a mother of two and grandmother to six, embarked on a 3,500 km hike on the Appalachian Trail at the age of 56. She believes in living life to the fullest and wishes to spread this enthusiasm wherever she goes.
And Sam Waldo, co-founder of Mantra, a sunglasses brand that, for each pair sold, donates a pair of prescription glasses to a needy student in Yunnan. To view more highlights, please click here.