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Define your impact with TED & DWEN

Ideas worth sharing for Women Entrepreneurs

Define your impact with TED & DWEN

Ideas worth sharing for Women Entrepreneurs

The power of TED and DWEN

We believe in the power of big ideas and the people behind them. That’s why beginning March 11th, the week of International Women’s Day, we’re joining forces with TED for a year-long partnership that is committed to uplifting female founders around the world.

Together with TED’s unique platform, DWEN members will be able to connect with other female founders, learn new perspectives, and gain practical advice to advance their businesses.

Join us for an exciting series of events and networking sessions or enjoy the content on-demand.

Make your IMPACT

No matter who you are, or what you’re trying to build, your personal and professional impact is always front of mind, a driving force. Watch the TED Salon: Impact, presented by TED and Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN). Hosted by TED Technology Curator, Simone Ross, and featuring speakers making an impact in business and technology. 

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Patty McCord
Patty McCord

Patty McCord participated in IPOs at Netflix and, before that, Pure Atria Software. A veteran of Sun Microsystems, Borland and Seagate Technologies, she has also worked with small start-ups. Her background includes staffing, diversity, communications and international human resources positions.

Currently, McCord coaches and advises a small group of companies and entrepreneurs on culture and leadership. She also speaks to group and teams around the world…

Julia Dhar
Julia Dhar
Business strategist, champion debater

Julia Dhar won the World Schools Debate Chanpionships three times, coached the New Zealand Schools’ debating team to their first world debate championship win in 14 years and coached the Harvard University debate team to two world championships. Dhar co-founded and leads BeSmart, Boston Consulting Group’s Behavioral Economics and Insights initiative. She works globally to build organizations and societies that are more inclusive, generous and productive. Her book…

Natsai Audrey Chieza
Founder, scientist and designer

Natsai Audrey Chieza is Founder and Creative Director of Faber Futures, a creative R&D studio that conceptualizes, protypes and evaluates the next generation of materials that are emerging through the convergence of biology, technology and design. The studio advocates a shift in thinking away from resource extraction to material systems that are grown within the limits of our planetary boundaries. Working with partners in academia and industry, she is at the forefront of defining the future of design in the …

Madison McFerrin
Singer-songwriter and producer

Madison McFerrin quietly introduced her soulful take on a cappella to the world when she self-released Find Foundations: Vol. I in late 2016. Soon after it dropped, tastemaking DJ Gilles Peterson snatched up her standout track, “No Time to Lose,” for his Brownswood Blubbers compilation. In 2018, she self-released Finding Foundations: Vol II. Listen to her song “Hindsight,” released in December 2020.

McFerrin’s South by Southwest (SXSW) …

Esther Perel
Therapist, speaker, consultant

New York Times bestselling author Esther Perel is recognized as one of today’s most insightful and original voices on modern relationships. As a psychotherapist, she has helmed a therapy practice in New York City for more than 35 years, and she serves as an organizational consultant for Fortune 500 companies around the world. Fluent in nine languages, Perel’s celebrated TED Talks have garnered more than 30 million views and her bestselling books have been translated into nearly 30 languages …


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Women empowering what’s next

For more than a decade, the DELL Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN) has brought women entrepreneurs together from around the world to help them connect with each other, scale their businesses, and ultimately succeed.