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Theme: Effective paths towards global sustainability, How to educate people?, What should we spend our time

This event occurred on
May 5, 2017
4:30pm - 8:00pm CST
(UTC +8hrs)
Beijing, Beijing

TEDxYouth@BIBSShunyi is hosted by the Beanstalk International Bilingual School MSHS Student Council and is organized by Mike Qian and Shreedhar Mudigonda.

The speakers are students, teachers, and academicians from various schools and universities in the city. We encourage all members of our community (who is interested) to come and attend our TEDx event.

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Beanstalk International Bilingual School
China, Beijing Shi, Shunyi Qu
Beijing, Beijing, 100621
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Borja Ferraz Velez

Secondary School Teacher
I am passionate about education; I think it is the best job in the world. I am a very positive person, who always try to look for the good side of the events in life, sometimes you win, sometimes you learn. Travelling and smiling is a must. Achievements: 1- Visited 40 countries. 2- Completing two masters in education. 3- Being a pastoral line manager at BIBS

Dea Guo

Primary School Student
I am Dea and I am 11 years old, my hobby is playing Soccer and horse riding. I love public speaking because I love to share my ideas to the audience. Achievements: -Lamda level 1award in communication (grade 3) -Flying trapeze certificate -Land sport awards

Gerald Wayne Anthony

Learning Support and Counselling Specialist
Dr. Gerald Anthony comes to to China with over 15-years experience in counselling coming from the United States. Dr. Anthony has his doctorate degree in Counselling from Columbus University, along with two Master’s of Science with one being in Secondary Education with an emphasis in special education. He has been trained, taught, and worked in various curriculum systems that include American, British, and International Baccalaureate. He has additional working experience that helps his strong university counselling background that includes being certified in various subject areas, working with students and families of all ages, being in charge of large international marketing projects in education, and having served as senior ranking member of admissions in international schools.

Hector Villagran

Honorary Professor & Senior Lecturer in Spanish at BLCU, Deputy Director of Latin American Center at BLCU, Former Minister of Transportation of Ecuador, Former Commercial Counsellor of Embassy of Ecuador in China
3 Achievements: 1-Cofounder of Young Entrepreneurs Program with financing of World Bank and Latin American Governments 2-Cofounder of China Latin American Language and Culture Center and current Deputy Director at BLCU 3-Lecture about Globalization at New York Bar Association

Lily Wang

Primary School Student
My name is Lily, I am ten years old, I go to BIBS. I like to dance and to play the piano. My favourite animal is cat, and I like it very much. When I grow up, I want to be manager, I like to read book. My last book is "Fire Storm". Achievements: -Member of "Star of Hope" 2011 Beijing -Certificate of emphasis play in piano -Certificate of ballet dance "Wave on the bud"

Mila Li

Secondary School Student
My name is mila li I‘m a G9 student for BIBS, I like To challenge myself so I come to TED to speak. I like to travel I have been more 30 countries across world,I like fashionalso. I like to explore unknown.

Owen Bai

High School Senior Student
I am a high-school senior at CISB who has committed to attend McGill University. I’m a naturalized Canadian citizen who previously attended my first three and a half years of high-school in the United States (New Jersey). I transferred back to CISB (where I used to go to middle school) my second semester senior year to complete my high-school degree. I also attended public schools in Beijing and Vancouver. I am an aspiring entrepreneur, friend, and inspired to share my story. Achievements: 1-Being an immigrant who moved from China to the U.S my freshman year of high-school and eventually moving up the ranks through hard work and reaching out to others to become a student council board member, founder of a business club, and head coach of a team I started out of high-school in my senior year. 2-Salutatorian (second in GPA) of my high-school class (CISB class of 2017) 3-Becoming head editor of a Facebook page with over 2000 followers/likes called Humans of Watchung Hills.

Pranav Sundararajan

Secondary School Student
My name is Pranav Sundararajan, and I am a Grade 9 student studying in Beanstalk International Bilingual School MS/HS Campus. I am 14 years old, and my hobbies include reading, playing sports (cricket, badminton, and football or soccer are my favourite sports), and attending different kinds of public speaking and social gatherings from the different communities I am part of. Achievements: 1-BIBS Elementary School Science Fair First Place 2-Grade 6 Elementary School Graduation With Honours 3-First Model United Nations Conference

Tim Champion

Adult Education Teacher, English Language Teacher, Former Journalist & Government Press Spokesmen
I have taught English for business and professional purposes in China for several years. I hold a first class degree in Sinology from the University of Nottingham in the UK. Originally I worked in the media and government in the UK for more than 10 years. I have also set up my own business selling chocolate products. 1-Interviewing the former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair. 2-Completing my degree as the top student in my year. 3-Learning Chinese - it's difficult!

Organizing team