For the past few years the TEDxLusaka team has looked forward to one day in the year where we see our wonderful speakers take to the red circle and deliver remarkable talks about their ideas that are worth spreading. It has always been a captivating day of shared ideas, making new friends, finding new voices […]

In memory of Dr Mannasseh Phiri

When planning TEDxLusaka 2019, the first speaker to confirm their participation was Dr Mannasseh Phiri. Having worked in the healthcare sector and in broadcasting for many years, Dr Phiri had an abundance of ideas that he wanted to share. Many knew him as a seasoned radio personality and vibrant host of Your Health Matters on […]

Speaker applications are open until Friday 23 February 2024.

Below the application form we can have this bit of text. Read our Frequently Asked Questions on the speaker application process: Top FAQs from speaker applicants: What’s the theme?While there’s a theme for the event in place, TEDxLusaka does not announce the theme before speaker applications close. This is to allow a diversity of ideas […]

Announcing TEDxLusaka Countdown 2023 Event

TEDxLusaka will hold its first climate-focused event on Saturday 30 September, 2023.   In 2023, TED announced, Countdown – the first climate-focused event, to share ideas, innovations and solutions on the climate crisis affecting all corners of the globe. TEDxLusaka was one of twelve – and the only event in Africa – invited to hold […]

TEDxYouthLusaka 2021 Speakers

Zoey Margret Konie-Chiluba Zoey has an academic background in Theology, Media, Leadership and Finance. She is an accountant, an entrepreneur and aspires to be a YouTube influencer and podcaster with her channel Zoey’s Korner. In 2018, Zoey was crowned Miss Earth Air Zambia, and represented Zambia in the Miss Earth pageant. She is passionate about […]

Volunteer Feature: George L. Mutale

Even as he volunteers and lends his expertise to the TEDxLusaka team, George has also learned a great deal, with his biggest lesson being the power of community.