She is a famous Dutch actress about to embark on a musical journey with her soon to be released debut album. ‘Life rewards you when you take a chance, she says.
As a artist, writer, TED fellow and cultural activist, Zena believes that ‘Love will Save Us.’ She offers love as a solution for the problems in the Middle East.
She left her banking career in Switzerland to help the orphans of
Mozambique. Thousands of children there call her mama, because Barbara gave them shelter, education and a future.
As the Dutch National Rapporteur on Human Trafficking, she combats crime including slavery, organ theft and sexual violence in The Netherlands.
Her investment fund focuses on companies that have female
board members. Her talk is about inspiration, female entrepreneurs, and hurdling the complexities of big finance.
As a chef and nutritionist, she shares her knowledge on the
healing and preventative aspects of food. ‘More than fuel, food can be powerful medicine.’
He designs his fashion amidst the bustle of the Amsterdam red light district. He doesn’t get carried away with trends, but rather he finds his inspiration in forgotten things.
She was only 13 when Olivia decided she wanted to be a photographer. Now, five years later, she is considered one of advertizing’s most promising talents.
As a Lead Creative Director at Philips Design, she predicts
how our every day lives will change now that more and more devices are interconnected online.
The lack of sanitation is a big problem in Bangladesh, Anjali’s homeland. Her project toilet+ offers a sustainable solution.
She is a model and a TV personality, but her life is far from
easy. From an early age, she was confronted with setbacks and had to learn to make the most of it.
She is a Jazz and Soul singer from Holland. She signed with
the prestigious label Blue Note and regularly appears on talkshows on Dutch national television.
She is one of the best choreographers in the Netherlands. By combining several art forms on stage, she brings dance to a new theatrical level.
She is a cardiologist, who is specialized in female heart failure. More women than men die from heart attacks and stroke.
She is called the ‘smartest woman in The Netherlands.’ She works as a psychologist to help people suffering from trauma, burnout, and depression.
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She initiated the important discussion in her Maasai community about
female genital mutilation. Now she trains hundreds of Maasai girls
to find alternatives to this traditional ritual.
Last year he talked at TED Global about empathy. His research has shown that a few
hugs a day make us friendlier. As a neurologist, he enlightened us about the differences between men and women.
She grew up in a remote military camp in Russia, where she was completely
deprived of music. But piano became her passion. Now she teaches children about the emotional power of music.