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Theme: Dream. Live. Become

Nairobi, Kenya
August 10th, 2013

About this event

TEDxKaren brought together 100 people from around Nairobi to listen to a stunning array of presentations by renowned speakers.
Topics covered included waste management, youth empowerment, entrepreneurial idea incubation, environmental consciousness, diaspora economics, online reputation management, water conservation, brand protection, technological renaissance, ethnic rivalry, graphic design and extrasensory perception.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Sriram Bharatam
    Founder and Chief Mentor, Kuza Biashara Ltd
  • Stephen Njoroge
    Founder and President, We Care Club
  • Diana Mong'are
    Founder and President, Green Planet Inc.
  • Viona Leboo
    Diaspora banker. Harvard University sophomore.
  • Maureen Kagambi
    Social Media/ Research Professional, International House LImited Kenya.
  • Josh Folorunso
    Founder and Chief Executive Officer, 4LR Graphic Design Ltd
  • Francis Ekii
    Founder of Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge- Uganda

Venue and Details

St Christopher's Secondary School
St Christopher's Secondary School

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Timothy Machasio
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

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Roseline Olang
Stage Manager
Maureen Iminza
Mhraf Worku
Tony Kirumba
On-Stage Host/ Technician
Norah Oteri
On-Stage Host/ Technician
Ian Muriuki
Ghislin Nezerwa
On-Stage Host/ Technician