Last week, TEDWomen: Invented Here, took place in San Francisco. TED is a global set of conferences that covers every topic imaginable under the slogan “ideas worth spreading”. While the event streamed live through TEDx last week in specific locations, there are plenty of interesting talks and articles available online! From Diane Nyad (the woman who swam from Florida to Cuba this year) to one of our favorite Colgate visitors, Sheryl Sandberg, there is an incredible diversity in the topics covered by TEDWomen. The three sessions last week focused upon the question: what drives local innovation? If you need a break from studying, check out the article links and TEDtalks below!