About TEDxCatólicaLisbonSBE

TEDxCatólicaLisbonSBE brings together the unique and remarkable format of TEDx, as the global phenomenon of ideas worth spreading, with the spirit and mission of CATÓLICA-LISBON to empower intellectual leadership as well as to provide a lifelong learning environment.

We are dedicated to foster knowledge, innovation and motivation and we want to encourage our community to think outside-the-box and work on their own “ideas worth spreading”. TEDxCatólicaLisbonSBE shall be the platform to inspire, motivate and educate our fellows by creating and spreading ideas that have an impact on society.


CATÓLICA-LISBON is one of the preeminent business and economics schools in Europe, ranked 26th in the The Financial Times list of Top European Business Schools.

Our position has been achieved through a combination of world-class students and faculty, strong curricula, innovative applied-learning projects, unique partnerships with prestigious international business schools and a strong connection with the corporate world.

At CATÓLICA-LISBON we continuously strive for original and impactful scholarly contributions, which further our understanding of business and economic decision making, and to provide guidance for policy and management decision making.

We build on this intellectual leadership to develop outstanding graduates and offer business leaders an exceptional lifelong learning environment. We are very proud of the caliber of our students: from their impressive intellectual capital, to their bustling initiative and entrepreneurship. We are also inspired by the success of our alumni in securing leadership positions in some of the most dynamic organizations worldwide.

Our achievements help foster a sense of community around CATÓLICA-LISBON, as does our emphasis on ethics and integrity as distinguishing markers for our business and economics education and research.

About TEDx, x = independently organized event

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. 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.

Find out more at TED.com, follow TED on Twitter, or on Facebook.

This independent TEDx event is operated under license from TED.

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