Thank You for Coming to My TED Talk

Thank You for Coming to My TED Talk

A Teen Guide to Great Public Speaking

Chris Anderson, Lorin Oberweger


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Ayoung readers edition of the New York Times best-selling TED TALKS, chock-full of tips and techniques to help young people become confident, capable speakers.


Chris Anderson:
CHRIS ANDERSON is the curator of TED. Trained as a journalist after graduating from Oxford University, Anderson launched a number of successful magazines before turning his attention to TED, which he and his nonprofit acquired in 2001. His TED mantra—“ideas worth spreading”—continues to blossom on an international scale. He lives with his family in New York City.

Lorin Oberweger has worked behind the scenes as a ghostwriter on a variety of projects, from middle grade fiction to adult memoir. Her work has received glowing notices from the New York TimesKirkus Reviews, and Library Journal. She is also co-author of novels BOOMERANG, REBOUND, and BOUNCE under the pen name Noelle August. Lorin lives in Tampa, Florida with two cranky senior cats and gets to exercise her own public speaking skills as a popular instructor at writing conferences around the country.