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Theme: Making Connections

This event occurred on
July 15, 2018
Harlow, Essex
United Kingdom

Young people from Harlow and beyond share their ideas on the theme of “Making Connections”

Passmores Academy
Tracyes Road
Harlow, Essex, CM186JH
United Kingdom
Event type:
Youth (What is this?)
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Abi Kitson

Abi is a year ten student at Passmores Academy who loves creative writing.

Abigail Seymour

Abi is a year eight student at Passmores Academy who wants to see the beauty in everything!

Charis Howell

Charis is a year 9 student at Passmores Academy who loves football!

Dorothy Piestrak

Dorothy is in year ten at Passmores Academy. She enjoys gaming online.

Ella Miller

Ella is a year 5 pupil with a passion for animal rights.

Ellie Callaghan

Ellis is a year eight student at Passmores Academy who is passionate about women's football.

Elvis Anoma Amoabing

Elvis has lived in the UK for the last five years. He spent two years at sixth form in Harlow before taking two gap years. He now studies at the University of Oxford.

Eunice Ko

Hailing from the USA, Eunice is involved with helping others and does so through community work with her church.

Gabriel Cusick

Gabriel is a year 7 student at The Leventhorpe School with a keen interest in archery.

Harry Beavis

Harry is in year 10 at Passmores Academy and is the Deputy Head Boy.

Jake Shepherd

Jake grew up and was educated in Harlow. He now studies geography and international relations at Royal Holloway University.

Joshua Brown

At only twelve years of age, Joshua is one of TEDxYouth@Harlow's youngest speakers. Despite this, he loved performing and public speaking.

Kani Kader

Kani is seventeen and goes to school in Birmingham. She is interested in drawing and art.

Kayleigh Peplow-Woolf

Kayleigh is seventeen and studies A-Levels at The Leventhorpe School. She feels particularly passionate about psychology.

Kelsey Fleming

Kelsey is completing a work based apprenticeship having been educated in Harlow from five to sixteen years of age.

Klaudia Chochorowska

Klaudia is in year 9 at Stewards Academy in Harlow. She enjoys photography and baking.

Louise Turner

Louise is in year 7 at Passmores Academy. She enjoys sketching and cooking.

Maria Omer

Maria is seventeen and lives i Birmingham. She enjoys sports, art and political activism.

Paige Cooper

Paige is fourteen and goes to school in Harlow. She is a keen musician and plays the clarinet.

Salvatore Pagdades

I enjoy football, cricket and speaking Italian.

Shannon Breary

Shannon has just finished secondary education at Passmores Academy. She is an enthusiastic performer and hopes to one day star in the West End of London in a musical theatre show.

Siobhan Barnsley

Siobhan is in her penultimate year of study at Passmores Academy. She enjoys debating and drama.

Organizing team


Harlow, United Kingdom


Harlow, United Kingdom