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TEDxDhaka 2016 on December 10th

TEDxDhaka 2016: “Living Out Loud” “We are each one of us a narrative, to be unlocked and amplified so that others can be moved, touched, inspired. Like that feeling when someone makes a spot-on analogy, and you realize that in all this diversity there is a common string of experience uniting all 7 billion of […]

TEDxDhaka: “Living Out Loud” Registration opens!

After a long pause since the last event in November 2014, we are back! And the upcoming event is taking place on July 30th, 2016 at the AISD. The registration to attend the event is now open! You may apply through this link: Registration Form. Tweet

TEDxDhaka 2014 Session 4

Our fourth and final session of the day was more light-hearted than the former ones, yet full of life. We began with a dreamer and achiever in the field of robotics, followed by an amazing cartoonist duo, who captured the attention of the attendees with their magical animation. Last, but certainly not least was Yamin […]

TEDxDhaka 2014 Session 3

Session 3 of TEDxDhaka featured talks about tackling child labor, physical abuse in the form of acid attacks, mental illness, child mortality and, a little off-topic, beatboxing. The talks from this session focused on the body and the mind. NINA SMITH Our first speaker during Session 3 was Nina Smith, Executive Director of GoodWeave International. […]

TEDxDhaka 2014 Session 2: A Better World

TEDxDhaka 2014 Session 2 featured speakers who are trying to make the world a better place with ground breaking solutions to ensure transparency, green efficiency, job satisfaction and social activism. PETER EIGEN Peter Eigen, founder of Transparency International (TI), spoke first in Session 2 on the art of antagonistic cooperation. He began his talk dramatically, […]

TEDxDhaka 2014 Session 1: Saving Tomorrow

Speakers from this first session of TEDxDhaka 2014 are focused on breaking barriers of discrimination, traditional education, and the way we view a fading historic place. IQBAL HABIB Our first speaker, Iqbal Habib, spoke on inclusive housing and living conditions in Dhaka. According to Habib, the urban slums in Bangladesh house some 60% of the […]

TEDxDhaka 2014: 1 More Day!

TEDxDhaka is back! We are breaking barriers by spreading worthwhile ideas that demand actions beyond the ordinary and that create positive change in our communities. On November 22, 2014, we will welcome a number of outstanding figures from diverse fields to the stage at the Krishibid Institution in Dhaka, Bangladesh. From human rights activists like […]