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What fills us with awe: TEDxJISLive 2019 highlights - TEDxJISLive on April 27 was our last event. The featured talks from TED 2019 filled us with awe and wonder, connecting sand art with trapeze artistry, vocal loops with galaxy maps, and more.
Highlights from TEDxJIS 2019: Solve for X - With the theme of Solve for X, TEDxJIS 2019 drew the largest number of participants since the conference was established five years ago. Read what the survey said.
‘Emotional … enlightening … honest’: TEDxJISWomen 2018 highlights - Our first TEDxJISWomen conference, held last Saturday, was a big success both inside and outside of the JIS community. For many attendees, it was their first TEDxJIS event.
TEDx organizers at TEDWomen 2018 - More than 100 TEDx organizers from around the world attended TEDWomen 2018 last week in Palm Springs, California. TEDxJIS was there too! We were represented thanks to a generous scholarship from the Skoll Foundation.
November 2018 News - It’s not too late to register for TEDxJISWomen! JIS TED-Ed Club attends a New York conference from Jakarta. Watch two of our favorite videos – Daria Constantinescu at TEDxJIS 2016: Chain Reaction, and Adam Grant at TED2016.
October 2018 News - Register for TEDxJISWomen, coming up in December! Meet the student leader of the JIS TED-Ed Club. Watch two of our favorite videos – Kai Paul at TEDxJIS 2017: Frames Unframed, and Laura Carstensen at TEDxWomen 2011.
September 2018 News - Meet the 2018-2019 Organizing Committee. Discover the new JIS TED-Ed Club. Watch two of our favorite videos – Timo Fukar at TEDxJIS 2018: Crossing Paths, and Stephen Webb at TED2018.
June 2018 News - With new team members on board, the Organizing Committee is now planning for TEDxJIS 2019. Apply now to be a speaker or performer! Watch Vivian Ng’s talk from TEDxJIS 2018: Crossing Paths. On TED.com, watch Lauren Pharr from TEDxLSU 2017.
May 2018 News - The second TEDxJISSalon of the school year, The Artist Inside, was held last month. Check out the highlights! Watch Wesley Trisnadi’s talk from TEDxJIS 2018: Crossing Paths. On TED.com, watch Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue from TEDxYouth@Toronto 2014.
Highlights from TEDxJISSalon: The Artist Inside - Is it possible to be uncreative? How can we use the element of randomness to be original? What are you good at? What did you like to do when you were young?  Is what you see in a photograph the same as what the photographer wanted you to see? How does an artist take a simple idea and make it a beautiful piece of art?
April 2018 News - Our next TEDxJISSalon, The Artist Inside, will be happening on April 7. Who are the speakers and performers? Watch Gwen Muljono’s talk from TEDxJIS 2018: Crossing Paths. On TED.com, watch James Veitch from TEDGlobal>Geneva 2015.
Register for TEDxJIS Salon: The Artist Inside - How does an idea inside an artist’s head become a creation worth sharing? Join us for our next TEDxJISSalon, where a visual artist, a photographer, a filmmaker, and a trio of musicians will shed some light on the creative process. Join us for TEDxJISSalon: The Artist Inside, to be held at JIS on April 7, 2018. Space is limited to the first 50 registrations, so book your seat now!
Highlights from TEDxJIS: Crossing Paths - “It is amazing that I’m being part of something that is so much bigger than just this room." This was the response from of one of our speakers, Cipta Croft-Cusworth, when we asked him to reflect on his experience at the conference. Providing a chance to have an active interaction between audience and speakers, TEDxJIS 2018: Crossing Paths built an intersecting path, connecting them.
Register now for TEDxJIS 2018! - What do we get when a runner meets a toy maker, and a harpist crosses paths with a poet, a photographer, and a comic-book nerd? The fourth annual TEDxJIS conference. Join us for TEDxJIS: Crossing Paths, to be held at the PIE Melati Theater on January 27, 2018. Space is limited to the first 100 registrations, so book your seat now!
December 2017 News - Happy holidays! The TEDxJIS organizers will be on a break from December 15 to January 8. If you have a question or comment about our upcoming conference, Crossing Paths, please fill out the form on this page and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
November 2017 News - Check out some memorable moments from TEDxJISSalon: Women in Leadership. Watch Sabrina Hartono’s talk from TEDxJIS 2017: Frames Unframed, “Being selfish to do selfless deeds.” On TED.com, watch Michael Murphy’s “Architecture that’s built to heal” from TED2016.
More highlights on TEDxJISSalon: Women in Leadership - The first panel discussion was held by Erin McKee and Meilyn Tan regarding their balancing act in terms of responsibility of education and communication. An audience member asked, “What is the definition of having it all?” The answer was, "It depends.…”
Highlights from TEDxJISSalon: Women in Leadership speakers - 9am. Everyone is excited to see what they will be receiving after the salon. As more and more people entered the room, the more smiles were spread across their faces. Finally, the moment for the salon to begin …
October 2017 News - Our first TEDxJIS Salon, Women in Leadership, will be held on October 7. Who are the speakers Watch Amit Khanna’s talk from TEDxJIS 2017: Frames Unframed, “A little dirt won’t hurt.” On TED.com, watch Simon Sinek’s “How great leaders inspire action,” from TEDxPugetSound 2009.
TEDxJISSalon: Women in Leadership - The salon will be held on October 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Discussions will focus on girls in student council, the complexity of intersectionality, and the “unexpected heroes” who demonstrate the crucial roles of women in crisis response. Read about the speakers and their topics here.
Shana Gilbert September 2017 News - Our organizing committee is preparing for the first TEDxJISSalon. Who are the students behind the scenes? Watch Shana Gilbert’s talk from TEDxJIS 2017: Frames Unframed, “How to wreck your life in 7 easy steps.” On TED.com, watch Louis Schwartzberg’s talk from TEDxSF 2011.
Recap on TEDxJIS: Frames Unframed - The room was decorated with multiple rows of chairs along with a plethora of banners that guided guests through the cafeteria and into the theater. JIS teachers, alumni, and visitors came to engage in fervent talks and share their personal experiences with one another.
Recap on TEDxJISSalon: Checkpoints 2 - Multicolored sofas and a plethora of banners guided guests -- JIS teachers, alumni, and visitors who wanted to share their personal experiences with one another -- through the gates of the Jakarta Intercultural School (JIS) Fine Arts Theater foyer.
Recap on TEDxJISSalon: Checkpoints - The room brimmed with somber silence as Taiye Selasi's TED talk was projected on the television screen. Some individuals in the pool of participants burst out in intervals of applause while others furrowed their eyebrows, listening intently to the words.