5 speakers 15 minutes each

Zachary R. Wood


Zachary R. Wood is an Assistant Curator at TED, former Editor & Columnist at The Guardian, former Robert L. Bartley Fellow at The Wall Street Journal, and a class of 2018 graduate of Williams College. His recent work has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. A Washington, DC, native, Wood currently resides in New York City. His memoir, Uncensored, is a powerful personal story, which shares his perspective on free speech, race, and dissenting opinions. His TED talk on why we should listen to those who we disagree with has had nearly 2,000,000 listens.