Even better than MacArthur Fellows, since they’re world-wide! Yeah, TED Fellows!
We are thrilled to announce the new class of Fellows for TED2015. These 21 game-changing thinkers represent 15 countries—including, for the first time in our program, Vietnam, Romania and Tunisia. They work across disciplines, at the forefront of their fields. They include a South African physicist using lasers to target HIV and cancer; a German/Moroccan paleontologist who discovered the first semi-aquatic dinosaur, the spinosaurus; a Vietnamese entrepreneur who is helping rice farmers use biowaste to earn a living growing mushrooms; and many more.
Below, meet the new group of Fellows who will join us at TED2015, March 16-20 in Vancouver.
Trevor Aaronson (USA)
An investigative journalist who reports on the FBI’s misuse of informants in counterterrorism operations, Trevor asks the question: Is the United States catching terrorists or creating them?
Benedetta Berti (Israel + Italy)
A Middle East policy analyst, Benedetta researches political violence, focusing on issues of human…
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