Announcing TED Connects: live, daily conversations from TED

On Monday, March 23, TED kicks off a free, live and daily conversation series, TED Connects: Community and Hope. As COVID-19 continues to sweep the globe, it’s hard to know where to turn or what to think. Hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson and current affairs curator Whitney Pennington Rodgers, this new program will feature experts whose ideas can help us reflect and work through this time with a sense of responsibility, compassion and wisdom. Watch our first livestream here on Monday at 12pm ET.

This week, we’ll be joined in conversation with a wide-ranging group of TED speakers. Here’s the lineup:


Monday, March 23, 12pm ET


Susan David
Psychologist studying emotional agility
How to be your best self in a time of crisis


Tuesday, March 24, 12pm ET


Bill Gates
Business leader and philanthropist
The healthcare systems we must urgently fix


Wednesday, March 25, 12pm ET


Gary Liu
CEO of the South China Morning Post
What we can learn from China’s response to the coronavirus


Thursday, March 26, 12pm ET


Seth Berkley
Epidemiologist and head of GAVI, the vaccine alliance
The quest for the coronavirus vaccine


Friday, March 27, 12pm ET


Priya Parker
Author, The Art of Gathering
How to create meaningful connections while apart

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