Inspiring a generation to think, reflect and act

TEDxIHEParis is an extension of the internationally renowned TED global conference series run by volunteers under a TED university licence by the Institut des Hautes Etudes (IHE). It is the only TEDx event in Paris held in English, dedicated to an international audience. TEDxIHEParis brings together diverse speakers and audience members from Paris and beyond for engaging and thought-provoking presentations and conversation.

Our team

TEDxIHEParis event is organised by a team of dedicated volunteers.


  • Sabri Ben Radhia
    Founder and Organiser
    #People #Coexistence #Basketball

  • Evelina Judeikytė
    Co-Organiser
    #Peace #Conversation #Learning

  • Layla Levy
    Team Leader Experience & Adventure
    #SocialInnovation #Discover #Care

  • Shane Murphy
    Experience & Adventure
    #Education #HumanRights #Culture

  • Marion Vonfeld
    Experience & Adventure
    #Smile #OnTheMove #Energy

  • Anne-Katrine Dideriksen
    Experience & Adventure
    #ChangeManagement #Hospitality #Entrepreneurship

  • Mehdi Guerfali
    Experience & Adventure
    #Love #Family #NoHunger

  • Rami Berriche
    Team Leader Event & Logistics
    #Volunteering #Peace #Share

  • Divya Daniel
    Event & Logistics
    #Profound #ChocolateQddict #Enigma

  • Franck Obadia
    Videography
    #Connection #Storytelling #Experiment

  • Elina Sarazetdinova
    Partnerships
    #Books #Culture #Education

  • Antoine Minoux
    Art Direction & Website
    #Design #Startups #DigitalNomad

  • Trish Jasinski Davenport
    Marketing Strategy
    #TravelJunkie #Marketeer #LovinExpatLife

  • Edwina Hollander
    Marketing Strategy
    #Collaborate #Innovate #Inspire

TEDxIHEParis in 2016

Last year TEDxIHEParis was also held in the Théatre de la Madeleine in Paris, and it attracted over 600 people who gathered to listen to 9 inspiring speakers. The theme of last year was “Beyond our Limits”. Join over 500,000 people and hear Elena Herdieckerhoff share her story.

Other talks

About TEDx

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection.
These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)

About TED

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 30 years ago, TED has grown to support its mission with multiple initiatives. The two annual TED Conferences invite the world’s leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes or less. Many of these talks are then made available, free, at TED.com. TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Sal Khan and Daniel Kahneman.

The annual TED Conference takes place each spring in Vancouver, British Columbia, along with the TEDActive simulcast event in nearby Whistler. The annual TEDGlobal conference will be held this October in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. TED’s media initiatives include TED.com, where new TED Talks are posted daily; the Open Translation Project, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as translations from volunteers worldwide; the educational initiative TED-Ed. TED has established the annual TED Prize, where exceptional individuals with a wish to change the world get help translating their wishes into action; TEDx, which supports individuals or groups in hosting local, self- organized TED-style events around the world, and the TED Fellows program, helping world-changing innovators from around the globe to amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities.
Follow TED on Twitter at http://twitter.com/TEDTalks, or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/TED.