I heard about TEDxRamallah about 2 weeks ago when we went to a BBQ. I must admit that I didn’t know what it was? A person, a place, an event?! Technology, Entertainment, and Design (TEDx): ‘x’ representing independently organized, in the West Bank. So what does it ultimately bring to the table… ideas worth spreading! “The TEDx program is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level. TEDx events are fully planned and coordinated independently, on a community-by-community basis.” Turns out that TEDxRamallah was an incredible event to bring to area and was broadcast to 17 countries and was the second most tweeted event in the world for the day! Wow! The speakers were poets, architects, geothermal experts, political activists, psychologists, singers, hip hop, Pulitzer Prize winners, to name just a few. It was a memorable line up of speakers and performances, especially since this was the first event of its kind in the area. The stories told, the comments made, the ideas shared was breathtaking. If you have some free time, please watch some of the videos of the event. My favorite was Part 3 – hilarious, impressive, and lovely, but I encourage you to see them all! Just when you think you can’t be more motivated… nope, it just happened.

Part 1

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Part 2

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Part 3

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