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TEDxYouth@Manama

Saturday, November 19, 2011 from 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM (AST)

TEDxYouth@Manama

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TEDxYouth@Manama: http://www.ted.com/tedx/events/4068

Theme: It's your cue!

TEDxYouthDay is a series of TEDx events that happen all around the world on November 19, 20 & 21st. The events are designed to empower and inspire young people. TEDxYouthDay@Manama is being organized by High School students in Bahrain.

 

Venue: Abdul Rahman Kanoo International School. Map:  http://g.co/maps/hnh3e

 


www.tedxyouthday.com

 
Speakers Include:
 
Rusul Mohammed
Stereotyping Arabs in western Movies . Age(17)
 
 
Mariam Al Zeera
People, resist simplicity. (Age 16)
 
Abdulla Shuhadeh
"Why do I always skip class?" Looking at the changes needed in education from the perspective of an 'A' student. (Age 17)
 
  • Noor Bahman
    The role of gender in Arab society and a new ideology towards social advancement. (Age 17)
Mohammed Khalil
How my mentality changed to see the possibilities of youth's impact on the community (Age 15)
 
Ahmed Ali
Upgrade your Life (Aged 25)
 
Shaima Al Jeeb
Al Jasser. A group of youth who aim to provide voluntary services to Bahrain. Serving people, enriching communities. (Age 17)

Maryam Baslar
Her journey with 'Youth Plus'.

 
 
  • Isa Awachi
    A look at the state of beach and water pollution in Bahrain and introducing "Na8a2" - a budding initiative looking to address these issues. (Aged 15)
  • Huda Haji
    With a loss of heritage and culture within the current generation of children and teenagers, 'Sukiaina oo Teela' is a social entrepreneurial approach focussed on cultural conservation education. (Age 17)
  • Wafa Al Obaidat
    Editor of Sketchbook Magazine and Creative Director of design agency Obai & Hill. (Age 25)
  • Jehan Al Khateeb
    If I was president for a month. (Age 16)
  • Mohamed Ali
    Spending 72hrs in the Dadaab Camps in Kenya, the biggest and one of the oldest refugee camps in the world, and how it changed my perspective of life (Age 26)
  • Ahlam Oun
    Instilling a spirit of volunteering in youth and a journey towards getting Bahrain's society to embrace the deaf community.
  • Zaina Arekat
    Musical performance - Auora
 
Speaker line up subject to change
 

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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, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. 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

www.TED.com


TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 25 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. The annual TED Conference invites the world's leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes. Their talks are then made available, free, at TED.com. TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Al Gore, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Isabel Allende and UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. The annual TED Conference takes place in Long Beach, California, with simulcast in Palm Springs; TEDGlobal is held each year in Oxford, UK. TED's media initiatives include TED.com, where new TEDTalks are posted daily, and the Open Translation Project, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as the ability for any TEDTalk to be translated by volunteers worldwide. TED has established the annual TED Prize, where exceptional individuals with a wish to change the world are given the opportunity to put their wishes into action; TEDx, which offers individuals or groups a way to host local, self-organized events around the world; and the TEDFellows program, helping world-changing innovators from around the globe to become part of the TED community and, with its help, amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities.

Follow TED on Twitter at twitter.com/TEDTalks, or on Facebook at facebook.com/TED.

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