TEDxShenkarCollege 2018

Our first TEDxShenkarCollege event, in 2018, was marked "Desire, Perspire, Inspire". It included 9 incredible speakers, as well as one inspiring musical performance. Learn more about them, and view their talks!

 

Why We Need To Criminalize Design

David Spectre is a senior teacher of industrial design at Shenkar College. In his talk, he reveals, for the first time, how his clandestine early life as a criminal, and his ensuing stint as a criminal investigator helped prepare him for his current...

Buttons Up

Sharon was rejected by fifty leading designer houses in Italy, but was not deterred. She entered through the back door, sewing buttons and zippers working for a remote Italian supplier. Now the head of several fashion companies, she describes how starting at...

Philosophy And Innovation - Useless Questions, Useful Answers

How do you get to lead innovation at a major international company at the age of thirty? You study something ‘useless’ (philosophy) and learn to ask questions...

The Sound Of Sunlight

Shirley was born to a deaf family who dreamed of having a deaf baby just like them. The only problem was that she could hear. Shirley has become a living bridge between the hearing and deaf communities and now lectures across the...

Is Sex The Glue In Our Relationships?

Gaia discovered, at the age of sixteen, that they* were asexual. Gaia is now researching the asexual community as part of their graduate studies. In Gaia’s talk they discuss asexuality and the wider context of human relationships. Gaia wishes to...

How To Trick Your Brain

Lior studied mathematics and computer science. Following his degree, he ended up following his passion, becoming a mind reader and infotainer. In this revealing talk, he explains how his understanding of the foibles of the brain enabled him to...

A Letter To My Father

David Postolski’s father died half a lifetime ago. In this poignant address David reveals the secrets of his youth and how he followed in the footsteps of his Dad on a new professional and personal journey.

Beyond The Fold

Paul began his international career in origami and paper folding at the age of six, discovering he could create boats and animals out of toilet paper. Since then he has written over forty books and exhibited at major museums, proving to everyone (including his arts...

Should You Kiss With Lipstick?

Prof. Koren’s scientific interest in the colors described in the Bible has led him to analyze ancient fabrics from Masada and other historic sites. In his talk, he reveals a secret about red lipsticks that you may or may not want to hear.

Art performance:

Don't Give Up

Motivated by the healing power of music, Shilat Cohen, a musician and a music teacher Creates, Perform and heal, both herself and other after recovering from a devastating illness

 

TEDxShenkarCollege Organizing team - 2018

A great group of organizers helped make this event happen:

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Prof. Mel Rosenberg

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Tamar Butrashvili

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Benjamin Bezalel

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Vered Be'eri

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Noa Zaidel

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Galit Rosenblatt

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Speakers Relations Manager.

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Lior Mor

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Sigal Livshits

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Liah Levin

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