Sanaa
x = independently organized TED event

Theme: Inspiring Hope

This event occurred on
December 31, 2012
8:00am - 8:00pm AST
(UTC +3hrs)
Sanaa, SN
Yemen

TEDxSanaa is the first TEDx event in Yemen and has been an anticipated conference for a long time. It aims at exposing the talent, creativity, and ingenuity of Yemenis. The event will bring the brightest, most creative, most influential Yemenis together to inspire and remind the world of the potential that Yemen has to be a good world citizen. It comes in a very critical time where Yemen, which is one of the Arab Spring countries, entered a transitional phase towards becoming a democratic, modern state.

Facts about TEDxSanaa 2012

First TEDx event held in Yemen
Full day event
4 sessions
19 speakers
4 performances
3 guest interviews
35 crew members/volunteers
108 speaker applicants
63 speaker nominations for 33 speakers
110 volunteer applicants
250 guests at the main event
800 people on the ticket waiting list
Over 300 people watched the webcast

Mövenpick Hotel Sanaa
Berlin Street
Sanaa, SN
Yemen
Event type:
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Organizing team

Walid
Al-Saqaf

Örebro, Sweden
Organizer

Mazen
Al-Hebshi

Sana'a, Yemen
Co-organizer
  • Salwa Al-Sharjabi
    Secretariat
  • Ahmed Sayaghi
    Marketing, promotion
  • Jamal Badr
    Marketing, promotion
  • Samed Ahmed
    Marketing, promotion
  • Sahar Ghanem
    Marketing, promotion
  • Alhassan Alsaqqaf
    IT/Web
  • Osama Mostafa
    IT/Web
  • Ala'a Assamawy
    IT/Web
  • Mohamed Hareth
    Social networking, media relations
  • Waddah Othman
    Social networking, media relations
  • Eman Al-Awami
    Social networking, media relations
  • Ahmed Al-Fusail
    Social networking, media relations
  • Ghassan Shamsan
    Accounting and finances
  • Nadeen Al-Hebshi
    Accounting and finances
  • Tasheel Al-Hanani
    Accounting and finances