Organizers of Ghana’s biggest independently organized TED event, TEDxAccra will this year officially hold an exclusive TED event for women in the country dubbed TEDxAccraWomen.

This comes after it obtained a license from the global TED body in July to run the special conference.

The four-hour event will feature young women in Ghana between ages 18 and 45 with inspiring ideas and stories to share as well as those using innovative ways to solve social issues.

Shortlisted speakers will discuss issues of development interest in various fields of endeavor including technology, business, education, arts and entertainment.

According to a circular issued on Monday, July 18, TEDxAccraWomen will be held on Friday, October 28 under the theme “Its About Time”, with the aim of inspiring the next generation of female global thinkers.

The event will be held at the residence of the British High Commissioner in Ghana.


Meanwhile, TEDxAccra has outlined seven (7) major events expected to cover its fiscal year between August 2016 and July 2017.

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