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Gilgit, Pakistan
June 17th, 2013

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About this event

The idea behind TEDxFairyMeadows was to take ideas to a new whole new height in Pakistan and introduce the world to the beauty of the north as well as use the TEDx platform to share inspirational and motivational ideas and stories.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Zeeshan Usmani
    Zeeshan Usmani is a computer science researcher by profession, and a prolific author by heart. He describes himself as a “Shameless Idealist.” who likes to create his own world and live there forever. He writes software to cure social problems and reads a lot to become a good human being.
  • Shani Foad
    Shani has lived and worked in the Middle East for nearly five years. She currently is based in Kuwait working for a construction and engineering company whilst finising her international commercial law studies.
  • Muhammad Khan
    On a mission to help people live intentional, creative, fulfilling, adventurous lives. Muhammad Khan helps people quit their jobs and be creatively self employed.
  • Tien-Hsin Yang
    Despite holding a Taiwanese passport, Tien-hsin claims to be 1/4th of a Pakistani. She appreciates what Pakistan has taught her and considers it a privilege to be in a country with loadshedding, poverty and corruption. She strongly believes in living a meaningful life through making life-changing impacts. And she hopes to become a social entrepreneur, and a global traveller!

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Saad Hamid
Islamabad, Pakistan

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Ashar Saeed
Islamabad, Pakistan

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