KuwaitCity
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Theme: Together!

December 21, 2019
3:00pm - 9:00pm +03
(UTC +3hrs)
Kuwait City, Al Kuwayt (Al ٰĀşimah)
Kuwait
This event is open to the public.
Tickets are available.

Join us to share in the extra-ordinary from our corner of the Globe at the iconic Kuwait Towers!
TEDxKuwaitCity is a full-day conference December 21, 2019 with 10 live speakers and a collection of curated experiences, including local innovators in Technology, Entertainment and Design!
Curated from thought leaders and innovators in Kuwait and abroad, as well as community speakers sharing their success stories and projects. We will also be joined by local artists and grassroots thought leaders, in a day to delight you and engage you with your community.

Venue: The Kuwait Towers

Kuwait
Kuwait City
Kuwait City, Al Kuwayt (Al ٰĀşimah), Kuwait City
Kuwait
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Speakers

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Abdulaziz Alateeqi

Author and Historian
Lt Col Abdulaziz Alateeqi the author of Makkah at the Time of Prophet Muhammad - the only book of its kind. This was a result of over 10 years of focused research into Makkan history in the late 6th and early 7th centuries AD.

Abdullah Al-Mikhyal

Film Maker and Conservation Activist
Abdullah Al-Mikhyal is a documentary film director and producer. He is an environmental activist, and works across the Globe focusing on heritage, culture and the environment, highlighting the stories of native people.

Bader Al-Jadei

Educator - Information Literacy
Bader Al Jadei is an educator at The Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) - he is concerned with information literacy and channels of influence.

Bashayer Al Majed

Assistant Professor of Law at Kuwait University and practicing Lawyer
Dr Bashayer Al Majed is a lawyer and Assistant Professor of Law at Kuwait University. She is committed to the importance of equal rights, particularly in the Middle East, and fights to challenge gender discrimination and injustice. Her humanitarian commitments include the Kuwaiti Blind Association and the Women’s Cultural Society.

Faried Omarah

Artist, Architectural Engineer
Faried Omarah is an architectural engineer and artist. His obession are ideas - and how to deliver ideas in a way to reach all kinds of minds. He will take us on a journey to imagine how ideas can be simplified, purified and delivered in an artistic form.

Fatma Hayat

Chairperson of the Women's Sports Committee, Kuwait
Fatma Hayat is the chairperson of the women’s sports committee and member of the board Kuwait Olympic Committee. She’s worked hard towards highlighting and supporting women’s achievements in sports locally and around the Globe.

Mariam Al-shammari

Educator and Researcher in International Affairs
Mariam Al-shammari - Mariam is an educator and researcher. Her work covers issues international affairs and peacekeeping. She is an advocate for an active and engaged public.

Nasser Al-Azmi

Farmer
Nasser Al-Azmi is a local farmer, Interested in all things related to agricultural production and self-sufficiency of the State of Kuwait He is the first to plant coffee, tea, cardamom, saffron and incense trees in Kuwait.

Samer Haddadin

Head of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Office to the State of Kuwait
Dr. Samer Haddadin – appointed as the Head of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Office to the State of Kuwait in January 2019 by the High Commissioner. His talk will delve into experiences of over 25 years in Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Yemen, Egypt, Libya and Hungary, around the question of why we help others, and how do we help them and is it an obligation?

Zeina Moukaddam

Author and Business Woman. Managing Director of PH7 Group
Zeina is the Managing Director of PH7 Group, a company she founded in 2001. She's the author of "To Hell with Godot" and "The Illogical Logic of my life". She has earned her Masters degree in Psychology specializing in counseling.

Organizing team

Nada
AlShammari

Kuwait, Kuwait
Organizer
  • Abdullah AlShaikh
    Production
  • Alfiya Imangulova
    Team member
  • Ali Al-Matouq
    Production
  • Alya Al Sane
    Team member
  • Dana Ikhlef
    Team member
  • Doa’a Sabbagh
    Marketing/Communications
  • lamia alsalahi
    Marketing/Communications
  • Naser Aljamea
    Curation
  • Sahab AlShemmari
    Partnerships/Sponsorship