Ray Rieder

Speaker at TEDxLondonBusinessSchool 2021+1

Ray Rieder

"The Gaps Within Us; The Gaps Between us."

Ray Rieder has a background in public health, women’s empowerment, and human rights. She has worked at the intersection of these spaces around the world, including in Nepal, Jordan, Chile, Ghana, Tanzania and in her home country of the United States. Ray appreciates science, nature, and most forms of art. She has a stellar sense of direction and likes to run long distances but is not particularly fast. Ray is passionate about food, and enjoys making it, eating it, and sharing it with others.

The Gaps Within Us; The Gaps Between Us

Through her lifelong love of baking, Ray Rieder was awakened to a new perspective of how society saw her, and of how she saw herself. Ray shares her journey to self-awareness and self-acceptance and asks us to extend more empathy to one another.

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Daniel Effron

Speaker at TEDxLondonBusinessSchool 2021+1

Daniel Effron

"Fake News Seems Less Unethical When We’ve Seen It Before."

A social psychologist by training, Daniel A. Effron is an associate professor of organisational behaviour at London Business School. He conducts behavioral experiments to understand why good people do bad things, and what leads us to let ourselves and others off the hook for wrongdoing.

Why is fake news spreading on social media faster and farther than real news? 

Why do some people still share fake news to others even if they know the news is fake at the time when they are sharing? Dr. Daniel Effron, a social psychologist and professor at London Business School, will introduce one simple but scary factor which causes people to excuse themselves from spreading misinformation. A social psychologist by training, Daniel A. Effron is an associate professor of organisational behaviour at London Business School. He conducts behavioral experiments to understand why good people do bad things, and what leads us to let ourselves and others off the hook for wrongdoing. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

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