Ideas Empowerment Development

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then, its scope has become ever broader.

TEDxBodija was licensed in May 2013 - Its focus is on sharing ideas between businesses, people and communities in Ibadan. The theme for TEDxBodija holding on 30th of November, 2013 is: ''TIME AND SPACE''. It holds on 30th November, 2013 by 9:30am.

Created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “Ideas worth spreading,” the TEDx program is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level. TEDx events are fully planned and coordinated independently, on a community-by-community basis.

Objectives of Tedx Bodija

  1. Ideas: We aim to share ideas that would integrate all efforts towards development and equally enrich individual view of community and business.
  2. Development: The prime objective of the event is Development, of people, of small scale enterprises and of communities, through the promotion of communal values, environmental protection, and dynamics of micro-economics.
  3. Empowerment: There is a big gap of human capacity within the society and the youths could be used as a tool of socio-economic development if empowered. This aspires to achieve this by showcasing global perspectives and systems.
  4. Action: The whole essence of the talk-show is to trigger Local Action through Global Passion. The major post-event activity is to measure the impact of the event by following up with participants, both online and in-venue audience.