First of all

What is TEDx? .

Ideas Worth Spreading

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxUniversityofSouthAfrica, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxUniversityofSouthAfrica event, TED Talks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.

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2021 Theme

We Define Tomorrow! .

At TEDxUniversityOfSouthAfrica , we search year-round for speakers who will inform and inspire, surprise and delight. We curate emerging students, lectures, alumni, scientists and thinkers, from the leading ODL institute in Africa UNISA, introducing them to the TED community well before they hit the mainstream.

TEDxUniversityOfSouthAfrica also seeks out presenters who run South Africa’s most admired companies and design its best-loved products; they invent world-changing devices or create ground-breaking media.

Speakers .

Ideas Worth Spreading

Past Speakers .

From the 'Elephant in the Room' Event
Vusi Thembekwayo

Investor | Leader | Speaker
Rianette Leibowitz

Brand SA Play Your Part Ambassador, Author, TV & Radio Presenter, Accredited Public Relations Consultant, Digital Parenting Expert and Cyber Safety Change Agent
Hetty Boachie-Yiadom

Entrepreneur
Katleho Paballo Makupu

Manager and Award-winning Philanthropist