New York, NY (February 27, 2014)– MTVVoices, MTV’s international social responsibility platform dedicated to empowering young people around the world, is proud to be the official international livestream partner forTEDxTeen 2014, taking place on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Scholastic’s global world headquarters in New York City. Featuring talks from the most exciting and inspiring young people from across the globe, TEDxTeen will stream live around the world from 10:30am to 5:45pm EST on MTV Voices at mtvvoices.com/tedxteen, TEDxTeen.com and MTV Act (act.mtv.com) in the U.S.
TEDxTeen focuses the conversation on teens and their power to change the world. The theme of the fifth annual TEDxTeen conference, “The Crazy Ones”, is about those who follow their hearts, the ones who dare to believe dreams are real, the ones who make the impossible, possible.They go where no one has gone before – not without fear but despite fear.
TEDxTeen 2014 will be co-hosted by:
TEDxTeen 2014 will feature speakers and performers including:
About MTV Voices
MTV Voices is MTV’s international online and on-air social responsibility platform dedicated to empowering and inspiring young people. An authentic portrayal of what’s happening around the world, and the people making it happen, MTV Voices features creative, first person accounts from MTV’s international audience and A-list talent on the topics and issues most important to them. Encouraging and amplifying authentic personal views and opinions, MTV Voices promotes understanding of the world’s cultures and sub-cultures, provoking reaction, inspiring change and igniting ambition. MTV Voices: the real lives of MTV’s audience, in their own words.
MTV Voices is part of Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.
About TEDx, x = independently organized event
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience.At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event.The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations).