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International Women’s Day

Today was International Women’s Day and ILRI held a few events to honor women in science. In addition to listening to speeches and drinking coffee, seventy girls from local high schools came to tour the labs and talk to our female scientists. In the afternoon we watched a few videos, one of which, by writer and activist Isabel Allende, was very moving. The speech was given as a TED Talk in 2007.

Isabel Allende — Tales of Passion

If you want to see more inspiring videos, check out ILRI’s video archive on or head over to the TED Talks website.