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Mosquitos, malaria and education | Bill Gates

Mosquitos, malaria and education | Bill Gates

I wrote a letter last week talking about the work of the foundation, sharing some of the problems. And Warren Buffet had recommended I do that — being honest about what was going well, what wasn’t, and making it kind Read more…


Larry Smith: Why you will fail to have a great career

Larry Smith: Why you will fail to have a great career

Translator: Thu-Huong Ha Reviewer: Morton Bast I want to discuss with you this afternoon why you’re going to fail to have a great career. (Laughter) I’m an economist. I do dismal. End of the day, it’s ready for dismal remarks. Read more…


Larry Smith | What you NEED to do to Have a Great Career

Larry Smith | What you NEED to do to Have a Great Career

Hi everybody and welcome to AQ’s Blog & Grill. We’re really excited today to have Dr. Larry Smith with us. Now Larry has a new book coming out and I think it’s a leap from his six million view TED Read more…


Charles Leadbeater: Education innovation in the slums

Charles Leadbeater: Education innovation in the slums

It’s a great pleasure to be here. It’s a great pleasure to speak after Brian Cox from CERN. I think CERN is the home of the Large Hadron Collider. What ever happened to the Small Hadron Collider? Where is the Read more…


A 12-year-old app developer | Thomas Suarez

A 12-year-old app developer | Thomas Suarez

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Thu-Huong Ha I’ve always had a fascination for computers and technology, and I made a few apps for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. I’d like to share a couple with you today. My first app Read more…


Why I fight for the education of refugee girls (like me) | Mary Maker

Why I fight for the education of refugee girls (like me) | Mary Maker

We do not choose where to be born. We do not choose who our parents are. But we do choose how we are going to live our lives. I did not choose to be born in South Sudan, a country Read more…


The career advice you probably didn’t get | Susan Colantuono

The career advice you probably didn’t get | Susan Colantuono

Women represent 50 percent of middle management and professional positions, but the percentages of women at the top of organizations represent not even a third of that number. So some people hear that statistic and they ask, why do we Read more…


Harsha Bhogle: The rise of cricket, the rise of India

Harsha Bhogle: The rise of cricket, the rise of India

So, what I’m going to do is just give you the latest episode of India’s — maybe the world’s — longest running soap opera, which is cricket. And may it run forever, because it gives people like me a living. Read more…


Michelle Obama’s plea for education

Michelle Obama’s plea for education

This is my first trip, my first foreign trip as a first lady. Can you believe that? (Applause) And while this is not my first visit to the U.K., I have to say that I am glad that this is Read more…


The human skills we need in an unpredictable world | Margaret Heffernan

The human skills we need in an unpredictable world | Margaret Heffernan

Recently, the leadership team of an American supermarket chain decided that their business needed to get a lot more efficient. So they embraced their digital transformation with zeal. Out went the teams supervising meat, veg, bakery, and in came an Read more…