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Theme: Positive Action

This event occurred on
June 15, 2013
9:00am - 9:00am CET
(UTC +1hr)

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"

Théatre National Algerien
10 rue Hadj Omar
Algiers, 16000
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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.


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 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 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 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.

Organizing team


Algiers, Algeria


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