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Sialkot, Pakistan
February 1st, 2014

About this event

Its been a time we've all waited for TEDxSialkot 3.0. However we're surly not going to stop this changmaking chain. Its amazing the response we have got from Sialkot. We never imagined that this way. Here people belonging to different backgrounds come up with their stories and ideas. That are maybe not listened by anyone but when shared among a good strength of people can make a huge impact on their lives.
Bringing it back again to you Sialkot. TEDxSialkot goes live on 1st Febuary, Saturday, 2014 at Services Club.

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Confirmed Speakers

  • Fatima Lodhi
    She is a young lady from Pakistan, a youth activist. She is the president of Rotaract Club of Islamabad, A lead facilitator at British Council, Director of Consulting Services at 180dc Pakistan and much more. She has come up with a very alarming movement, that is Dark is Divine. A topic many can't or won't discuss. "Dark is Divine" - A movement designed to ignite a national conversation by, for and about women with dark complexion to effect positive change in the way dark women are reflected in Pakistani culture. She'd be speaking about the experiences of different people, sharing her plan and how can it make a difference.
  • Arslan Najeeb
    Arslan Najeeb. A very prominent name if we look into the Social Welfare Sector of Sialkot. He started up his Pukaar Welfare Society back in 2010 and has been able to run and maintain the society up till now under which he has carried out alot of Social work, locally and also nationally whenever the disasters took place Pukaar Welfare Society was all up to help. He believes in Social Work. Arslan is a very active trainer. He conduct training among youth to make them vulnerable to emergencies, training them on how to respond to various crisis situations. He'll be sharing his believes and views on why such kind of training is important and why is social work important.
  • Jahanzaib Hassan
    Jahanzeb Hassan, who leads the team behind, the co-founder of Pakistan's very own youtube alternative. is on course to become Pakistan’s largest video sharing site with 800,000 visitors per day. It gets over 24 million visits per month and sees more than 75 million video playbacks each month. The start-up took its start back in 2006 in Sialkot, back then it failed to impress the video space on Internet. Later in 2010, they came back fresh and with concrete aims to beat the market this time. And they started well with good amount of user base, but when the ban on YouTube was imposed didn’t waste a second started utilizing the opportunity. Jahanzeb will be sharing his story of why he didn't give up on the idea of back then in 2006, his vision of how to identify the right opportunities and win them over.

Venue and Details

Services Club
Club Road, Cantt, Sialkot
Sialkot, 51310

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Ghalib Khalil
Sialkot, Pakistan

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Syed Irteza Ubaid
Lahore, Pakistan

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Haider Jamil
Event Coordinator
Roshanay Asif Sheikh
Speakers Head
Abdullah Mirza
Sponsorship Head

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