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This event occurred on
February 21, 2019
El Jadida, Doukhala-Abda

TEDxChouaibDoukkaliU is an independently organized university conference licensed by the organization in charge of the TED conferences in USA. The purpose of this event is to create a unique gathering where different speakers from different disciplines present new, informative ideas- compelling arguments, fascinating theories, new research or breakthroughs, unusual problems or solutions- from their area of expertise. This event also aims at creating a platform that promotes and sparks ideas with the power to ignite change in the society. The event is, thus, an instrument designed for positive change and development in the local and national community of thinkers.

Rue Ahmed Chaouki
El Jadida, Doukhala-Abda, 24000
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Amanda Mouttaki

Freelance writer, entrepreneur, speaker, and world traveler
Amanda Mouttaki is a freelance writer, entrepreneur, speaker, and hungry world traveler behind MarocMama, a blog that has been helping food-loving travelers plan authentic experiences around the world for the past 10 years. Originally from a small town in northern Wisconsin, her travels have taken her to many non-bucket-list destinations around the world. She met her husband in a love-at-first-sight romance while traveling in Morocco when she was nineteen. Fourteen years, three kids, and 50+ trips later, they call Marrakech, Morocco home. Besides travel and her family, Amanda’s big passion in life is food. She loves experiencing the world through food—whether it’s learning a local cooking tradition from a grandma, discovering how the Vikings baked bread inside a hole, or sharing a meal in someone’s home—and her travel plans revolve around what there is to eat in a destination.

Badr Fakiri

Young Entrepreneur and Business Student
Badr is a Team-Leader of Enactus at National School of Commerce and Management EL JADIDA, president of the media club at the same school, and winner of company program, global AI Hackathon first Moroccan prize, digital4water Hackaton first prize, alongside with startup Maroc and other contests,he is a student and a young entrepreneur who has mixed between studies and innovation to lead a team who works and deploys social entrepreneurship for a better world.

Himanshu Talwar

Edupreneur, National Level Awards Winner,Tedxspeaker, Writer,Trainer
Winner of two National Level Awards for a significant contribution towards Management and Vocational Education, Himanshu Talwar, for more than a decade, has been working for International organizations; facilitating people-to-people contacts, and conducting training/ workshops for professionals and for students. During his corporate journey, he has worked for the Government of Japan, Poland, United Arab Emirates, El Salvador and trained nationals of East Asia, Europe, Middle East, Latin America and top executives of MNC’s. Having acquired his Masters’ in Business Administration (MBA), he further enhanced his skills by studying Philosophy, Law and, attended Executive Management Programme (s). He holds a Doctorate degree in Management. An avid speaker, he has addressed various National and International conferences & seminars and regularly writes articles for magazines, research papers for national/ international journals.

Kawtar Es-saidi

Didactician and PhD Researcher at LERIC Chouaib Doukkali University
Kawtar Es-saidi est doctorante, didacticienne, membre du Laboratoire d’Etudes et de Recherches sur l’Interculturel : Art, Langue et Littérature (L.E.R.I.C), à la Faculté des Lettres et des Sciences Humaines d’El Jadida. Son travail de recherche consiste à expérimenter l’art visuel dans un cadre de réception en classe de Français Langue Etrangère au Maroc. Son objectif est d’impliquer des apprenants marocains dans une nouvelle énonciation en langue cible. Elle a remporté le 1er prix du concours national « Ma thèse en 180s » et a représenté le Maroc à la finale internationale qui s’est tenue à Lausanne en Suisse.

Maria Noufsani

Entrepreneur, Co-founder and General Manager of Artinoo
Maria Noufsani is a young entrepreneur, Marketing and Management graduate, Co-founder and general manager of Artinoo, a Moroccan brand specialized in the creation, production and promotion of artisanal items. She started this business 4 years ago, with the idea to build a sustainable business for artisans, ensure a fair payment and good work conditions. Through promoting the local handcraft products, developing new designs while conserving the Moroccan soul of this beautiful art, she was able to develop a wide network and a large customer base across Morocco, middle east and Europe, and working now, with the same ambition, to expand her business in West Africa by collaborating with West African artisans, and targeting new markets.

Minu Mehta

Professor and Certified Leadership Trainer
Dr Minu Mehta is a Professor, IESMCRC, Mumbai, and a certified Leadership Trainer; she has twenty five years of experience in academics and advisory including curriculum design, industry interaction and pedagogic innovation. She heads the Centre of Excellence for Leadership and Entrepreneurship at IES MCRC. Her research interests include entrepreneurship, leadership and business culture. She conducts workshops and interactive sessions for students and professionals on a wide range of topics including Leadership, Change Management, Personal Effectiveness, Entrepreneurial Competencies and Holistic Life Skills. An avid speaker, she is regularly invited for giving talks and chairing sessions. She has been recognised among the Top 10 College Mentors in Human Resource Management in India. She is a research fellow at the Association of Indian Management Schools.

Monika Mizińska-Momčilović

Language Methodologist, Translator, writer, blogger, traveller
Monika is originally from Poland, but she lived in Morocco from 2013 to 2016, then she moved to Serbia, Sweden and then the UK. Wanderer since early childhood. Passionate about writing and blogging. She organizes trips to Sahara and encourages Polish people to visit and discover the beauty of Morocco. When she lived in Casablanca she founded and organized "Pages-the other sides of Morocco", an event that aimed at showing the beauty and the unknown sides of Morocco to people living here. After years of figuring out her way, she finally made it to work remotely full time from different parts of the world.

Roohi Singh

Roohi Singh is a versatile artist & Radio Jockey in India. He is a Mass Communication graduate and Post Graduate in Film and Video

Sabrine Nabil

Nabil Sabrine is S8 (master) Marketing student at National School of Commerce and Management (ENCG) El Jidda. She is president of the Art Club and responsible of the artistic events organized by the Association of Students at ENCG.

Organizing team


El Jadida, Morocco
  • Association Des Etudiants Ecole Nationale de Commerce et de Gestion El Jadida
  • National School of Commerce and Management EL JADIDA