DIY Conference for

Global Citizens

Check out Dr. Neeta’s hand-picked selection of (mostly) TED talks.

She has curated an exclusive collection of videos and conversations on living across borders and cultures, mental health, and a better world. Self-educate by attending this Do-It-Yourself virtual conference organized into 4 themes:

Dr. Neeta’s choices will appeal to activists, travelers, and people committed to having authentic interactions as they show up in the world. Nurture the life long learner in you and enjoy at your own pace. 

1. The Nomad Experience

4. Personal Growth

2. Global Citizenship

3. Adventure & Sustainable Travel

The Nomad Experience

These sessions focus on the experience of growing up with a cross-cultural background, the meaning of home, and reconciling multicultural identities. 

Don't ask where I'm from, ask where I'm a local 
Taiye Selasi | TEDGlobal 2014

The danger of a single story
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie | TEDGlobal 2009

What's missing from the American immigrant narrative
Elizabeth Camarillo Gutierrez | TED@WellsFargo

What we don't know about Europe's Muslim kids 
Deeyah Khan | TEDxExeter

The evolving identity of a first generation American
Somara Theodore | TEDxCreativeCoast

Where is home?
Pico Iyer | TEDGlobal 2013

Third Culture Kids: the impact of growing up in a globalized world
Ruth Van Reken | TEDxINSEAD

Third Culture Kids
Tommaso Tricamo | TEDxYouth@WSO

Third Culture Kids? NO, no, no - Bridging Kids!
Yui Mikuriya | TEDxYouth@KIST

Panel Discussion - Global Citizens on Local Civic Engagement: When Growing Up Everywhere Can Ground You Locally

Global Citizenship

This collection explores global issues and the value of diversity in supporting our common humanity at an individual, local, and global levels.

Mental health for all by involving all
Vikram Patel | TEDGlobal 2012

How nationalism and globalism can coexist
Wanis Kabbaj | TED@UPS

What does it mean to be a citizen of the world? 
Hugh Evans | TED2016

The revolutionary power of diverse thought
Elif Shafak | TEDGlobal>NYC

For more tolerance, we need more ... tourism?
Aziz Abu Sarah | TED2014

Why Mental Health is Political
Shon Faye | Novara Media

How great leaders inspire action
Simon Sinek | TEDxPuget Sound

The way we think about charity is dead wrong
Dan Pallotta | TED2013

Using your voice is a political choice
Amanda Gorman | TED-Ed Weekend

Want a more just world? Be an unlikely ally
Nita Mosby Tyler | TEDxMileHigh

100 Things - What's on Your List?
Sebastian Terry | TEDxAsburyPark

Adventure & Sustainable Travel

In this section, speakers reflect on the gifts of travel and how we can do so sustainably to improve our world and human connection.

The future of travel
Ira Stromberg | TEDxHochschuleLuzern

How adventure makes you smarter, stronger, and attractive
Tyler Tervooren | TEDxConcordiaUPortland

Deep travel -- Connecting on the road and in life
Judith Fein | TEDxSanMiguelDeAllende 2013

The value of travel
Rick Steves | TEDxRainier

Life Lessons from the Youngest Person to Travel to Every Country
Lexie Alford | TEDxKlagenfurt

Learn to travel -- travel to learn
Robin Esrock | TEDxVancouver

The surprising thing I learned sailing solo around the world
Dame Ellen MacArthur | TED2015

How to save tourism from itself
Doug Lansky | TEDxStockholmSalon

Change the world ... take a vacation
Shannon Stowell | TEDxBend

Honest Guide: How 'traveling like a local' can help cities fight overtourism
Janek Rubes | TEDxDrewUniversity

Personal Growth

Talks in this section are about developing skills (and bravery) for wellness and truths on the tough stuff in life. 

The psychology of your future self
Dan Gilbert | TED2014

Why we should all try therapy
Emily Anhalt | TEDxBoulder

The power of vulnerability
Brené Brown | TEDxHouston

Why children of immigrants experience guilt — and strategies to cope | Sahaj Kaur Kohli | How to Deal with Difficult Feelings April 2021

Don't suffer from your depression in silence
Nikki Webber Allen | TED Residency

The real reason I traveled to 196 countries
Cassie De Pecol | TEDxMileHigh

Embrace the near win
Sarah Lewis | TED2014

"Everything happens for a reason" — and other lies I've loved
Kate Bowler | TEDMED 2018

The Science of Love
John Gottman | TEDxVeniceBeach

Why we all need to practice emotional first aid
Guy Winch | TEDxLinnaeusUniversity

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