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Theme: Positive Action

Algiers, Algeria
June 15th, 2013

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About this event

In the spirit of continuousness and elevation, we have chosen to complement the previous TEDxAlger, which had as theme: "the spirit of entrepreneurship", with a practical, positive and engaging aspect. That is why we chose for this edition to have as Theme : "Positive Action"

Confirmed Speakers

  • Yasmine TERKI
    Architect of historic sites and monuments, she was project manager for the restoration of the citadel of Algiers. Her passion for the Algerian traditional architectures pushes her to study the conservation of historic monuments. She is now director of "CapTerre" Algerian Centre for Cultural Heritage Earthen.
  • Taieb HAFSI
    Distinguished professor and researcher in management and strategy. He is a valuable adviser for the Algerian Business circle. With his eyes of theorist, he supports the development of the Algerian economy...
  • Leah BITAT
    Leah was born and raised in Alaska, USA. She lives in Algeria since 3 years and is now the director of World Learning Algeria, an NGO that works to improve education systems in four corner of the world. With her degree in education from Harvard, she is a professor of special education and teacher trainer. Leah strives to develop its various commitments to improve education systems.
  • Soraya Kheireddine
    Journalist and young entrepreneur, Soraya is Co-Founder of MinuteBuzz. She is now among the top 30 most influential French journalists on the web in France. A Swiss Army knife officiating as well as Digital Strategy Consultant or as a Business Developer for Studio Bagel (Original Youtube Channel)
  • Abdennour ABBAS
    Young professor and director of the laboratory "Biosensors and bionanotechnology" at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in the USA. He was awarded the "MIT Technology Review TR35 Award-France 2012" which distinguishes young scientific talent under 35 years. Through research in nanotechnology, he aspires to revolutionize the world of medicine.
  • Nassima DZAIR
    NAssima is a citizen of the world who has a wide range of skills. Through her medical studies, she has broadened its scope by working on human rights. Her mission is to present the link between health and the process of peace. She will be coming directly from the Tindouf camps.
  • Amira HAMDAD
    Amira Hamdad is the founder of a consulting firm in management and human resources in Oran named Jurex. She is dedicated to the integration of young people through training and coaching. Today Amira aspires to provide young generations of essential tools and concepts that allow them to develop and build their better future.
  • Adel HADDOUD
    Adel is director of strategy and development for Lafarge Algeria. He worked many years as a strategy consultant for McKinsey & Company and was involved in the launch and development of many startups in Silicon Valley and Europe. Adel is very involved in various initiatives of the Algerian diaspora and aims to highlight the Algerian skills at national and international level.
  • Taki Eddine DJEFFAL
    Electronics student, he is passionate about sustainable development. He represented Algeria at many summits on the environment and youth. This young Algerian activist and entrepreneur promotes youth involvement in social and technological entrepreneurship.
  • Beihdja RAHAL
    Beihdja Rahal, big name in Arab-Andalusian music, is an iconic female figure. Her voice, her devotion, her talent and innovative style make us rediscover the Andalusian music.

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Venue and Details

Théatre National Algerien
10 rue Hadj Omar
Algiers, 16000
Algeria

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Amira Boutouchent
Algiers, Algeria

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neila zerguini
Algiers, Algeria

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Team

Ghizlene Zerguini
Coordnation
Rafik Boutouchent
Coordination
Mehdi Drissi
Community Manager
Arslane Miloudi
Community Manager
Aissa Ait Ahcene
Technical Manager
Mehdi Yaici
Technical Manager
Abderrahamane Ahmed Bencherik
Technical Manager
Sidali Ghida
Logistics
Lotfi Mediouni
Logistics
Lilia Zenine
Sponsoring & Communication Manager
Reda Mehdi Khaled
Sponsoring & External relation management
Kheireddine Khaled
Sponsoring & External relation management
Mehdi Ainouche
Logistics
Mehdi Lagha
Designer

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