Sanaa
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Theme: « It’s Time »

This event occurred on
December 31, 2020
Sanaa, Şan‘ā'
Yemen

What is TEDxSanaa2020 « It’s Time »
Our society suffers from many societal problems, and on top of these problems may be the issue of societal discrimination and the negative effects that this discrimination has on the individual and society, and we will discuss in this event this issue from several angles with the aim of reaching solutions or for the purpose of awareness and contributing to reducing this phenomenon And in a parallel line, at the event, we will discuss the issue of integrating people with special needs into society, with the aim of lifting societal discrimination from them.
In another context, the event will present some influencers who have not been shed light on, to communicate their experience to society and inspire others, as well as some inventors who, despite the circumstances the nation is going through, created and innovated and nothing prevented them from serving themselves and society, so need is the mother of invention.
Finally, the event will also discuss the issue of Yemeni artistic legacies and how to preserve them, in a serious attempt to prevent the extinction of these legacies. It is time to discuss all these issues, and this is what TEDEX Sana'a 2020 will do.

Targeted Audience :
Talks will be Many inspirational TED 2020 carefully selected and as many relevant on-stage talks as possible will be presented by individuals with extraordinary ideas and stories. We are expecting quite good attendance with youth being a majority because we believe that today's ideas create tomorrow's actions and shapes the future which youth are the makers of it. Experts who are related to the event's subjects will be invited to enrich the audience experience. theme of « It's Time».

Cultural Center
شارع العدل
Sanaa, Şan‘ā'
Yemen
Event type:
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Speakers

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Abdul Aziz Al-Awadi

Singer
performing the TEDxSanaa song "It's Time".

Abdul Rahman Qaderi

Amazing Magic
Two young magicians who aspire to become the best in the Arab world.

Abdul Rashid Mohieddine

Singer
performing the TEDxSanaa song "It's Time".

Abdulrahman Dawood

A music specialist and a composer
A music specialist and a composer, who took music as an academic journey. Along with his great talent, oud became his instrument and his passion.

Ahmed Fatt'hi

Preserving Flokloric Heratige
The king of Oud and tone, the hard number that started his jurney with an Oud made of a plate iron and a plastic thread along with his great determination, he could embrace his dream and never gave up to his father's punishments. When his father used to prohibit him from playing or even buying Oud, he made his own one. And even though his father broke his first one, he made many others. Eventually, he could break away with his dream to become the unbreakable Oud that is called " Ahmed Fatt'hi". Ahmed Fatt-hi was born in the brown coastal city, Al-Hodeidah, where he gained his beauty and warmth. He began his journey from the age of eight when he used to listen to the music of some artists in his house. Their melodies lived vividly in his heart and mind and turned him into a genius composer who came up with melodies of a unique Yemeni flavor that can be distinguished among dozens of melodies.

Ahmed Nasser

Western Singer
Ahmed loves music and wants to change it in a new and unique way.

Alawi Al-Darb

Singer
performing the TEDxSanaa song "It's Time".

Ali Al-Mohammadi

Master of Directing - Ballet Art Design
Folk dance significantly expresses our culture, which has led interested people and researchers to preserve it as a legacy of Yemen. Ali is a specialist who took the initiative to document this legacy and send it to the world.

Ali Dahan

Decorater and Artist
What does the Yemeni paintbrush need to make a difference in the world's artistic taste?Ali is a naturally talented man who's art managed to reach out to the world before even his country know him.

Aseel Tarish

A musician
A college student and a musician, who plays Oud and Guitar. His main instrument " oud" made him show his talent and impress everyone around him. He aims to be one of the most professional Oud players in the whole world.

Aziza Noman

Economics and Political Science
Bachelor of Commerce For 30 years, the advocacy of difference has made a life goal for Aziza towards a certain segment of society. This woman has devoted her energy and efforts throughout this period trying to make a difference.

Dr. Ammar Al-Murtada

Bachelor of Dentistry
Every graduate dream of starting his/her own project, but how can you cope with the high cost of projects, especially the technical ones ? Dr. Ammar used a smart method that made him make strides towards accomplishing his dream at a low cost.

Dr. Sami Al-Hajj

Bachelor of Public Medicine and Surgery
Communities, after every health crisis they experience, are re-built with the efforts of volunteers armies in all walks of life. In most countries, volunteers give millions of hours to contribute to the construction process. We have many examples in Yemen, one of which was Dr. Sami.

Emad Dughesh

Amazing Magic
Two young magicians who aspire to become the best in the Arab world.

Fatima Al-Ahdal

Bachelor of Sociology
The simplest option is not to choose, but Fatima chose the hard way to accomplish what she is today. Fatima is a social researcher and a businesswoman of a different class. Despite her painful experience, she figured her own way to use all the obstacles in her favor.

Galeb Al-Hamasi

Coffee merchant
We have a treasure that we are not aware of in our country. Ghaleb is significantly one of the most prominent figures who contributed to preserving it through his work, which focused on protecting this treasure and promoting it.

Habiba Mohammed

Radio programs actress
Habiba Mohammed, which was known as "Mesi'dah" in the daily program "Mesi'd and Mesi'da", she started her journey in the media field by accident without prior planning. And that was with help of her understanding and supportive husband who was working in the same field. He paved the way for her to follow her passion. And despite the fact that she has participated in many plays and series, she was mostly famouse for her charachter " Mes'ida".

Ibrahim Jahoush

A bachelor of management information systems
They say that excuses are the easiest way to live in the comfort zone, but Ibrahim did not subject to such sayings and he made his profession as his safe salvation and savior in this time of wars. Ibrahim is trying to bring this Yemeni craft to the world stage, challenging all the circumstances he encounters.

Lulua Galeb

Bachelor of Computer Engineering
Lulua studied computer engineering, and has a practical experience in logistics in oil fields, but apart from all of this, she is a professional chef who's interest is to spread traditional Yemeni dishes to the world.

Mahmoud Al-Ashwal

Bachelor of Civil Engineering
Due to the lack of awareness and resources, the number of injuries and deaths caused by the transmission of disease and epidemics through sanitation has increased. Mahmoud's sense of responsibility for his community enabled him to come up with an idea to help solve this problem.

Majdi Al-Zayyadi

Singer
performing the TEDxSanaa song "It's Time".

Mohammed Al-Khawlani

Singer
performing the TEDxSanaa song "It's Time".

Noraddin Al-Maqtari

Pianist
A Seven years old pianist who loves playing music and drawing. His wish is to travel around the world.

Nujood Al-Wazir

Master of Public Administration
How Yemen's authentic dress can change To become a souvenir for visitors that is found in non-Yemeni homes! Nujood thought in a different and distinct way that enabled her to proudly deliver this uniform out of the country despite all the difficulties.

Ola Al-Nasseri

Singer
performing the TEDxSanaa song "It's Time".

Rashid Shujaa Al-Din

A graduate of high school
Finding solutions to help yourself and others is what Rashid did at a young age and decided, with no despair, to rely on himself on his difficult and arduous journey.

Rawan Al-Nashari

Piano
Rawan adds that music is the voices of our faint souls, and she hopes that the superficial look of our community towards it would change one day.

Rehab Qatabar

Singer
Rahab says that we always resort to art to express our feelings of sadness, joy, or enthusiasm.

Rihab Al-Zubairi

Painter
Rihab believes that drawing with Ink pens, sketch markers, and pastels is like a lifeboat that saves her in difficult situations and a way to express powerful ideas rather than just a visual art.

Samia Al-Qayri

Bachelor of Arts/Sociology
Samia has devoted her life to support the education of girls in the countryside and to convey this message to specialists. How did she start and how did she make her personal belief in their right to education? A life message that emerged through her activities and work.

Shabab Hadramaut

Folk dance troupe
A heritage art group that seeks to preserve traditional folk art by performing folk dance in concerts and events.

Shuhdi Al-Azani

Guitar Player
Shuhdi also sings, and believes that there is no deeper way than music to convey the message of love, hope and peace.

TEDxSanaa Singers

singing
Majdi Al-Zayyadi, Abdul Rashid Mohieddine, Abdul Aziz Al-Awadi, Alawi Al-Darb, and Mohammed Al-Khawlani performing the TEDxSanaa song "It's Time".

TEDxSanaa Team

Volunteers
We are a group of Yemeni volunteers who organized TEDxSanaa2012 with the theme of “Inspiring Hope”, TEDxSanaa2013 with the theme of «Actions Matter» and TEDxSanaa2014 with the theme of «Stand Alone». After an absence due to the Yemeni crisis, we came back to organize TEDxSanaaKids2017 with the theme of «Junior senior », TEDxSanaaLive2018 with the theme of «Age of Amazement», and TEDxSanaaWomen2019 with the theme of «Bold and Brilliant». Today, we are determined to organize TEDxSanaa2020 with the theme of «It’s Time».

Organizing team

Waleed
El-Haj

Sana'a, Yemen
Organizer

najat
alshowafi

Sana'a, Yemen
Co-organizer
  • Abdualallah Al-Omisi.
    Team member
  • Abdullah Al-khamesi
    Team member
  • Abdullah Alathwry
    Team member
  • Abdulrahman Shaiban
    Team member
  • Adham AL-Ghashm
    Team member
  • Adnan Aleryani
    Team member
  • ahmed olayah
    Team member
  • Ahmed Albukhaiti
    Curation
  • Aiman Murisi
    Team member
  • Alaa Alsomairi
    Team member
  • Alfadl Al-Zomur
    Team member
  • Ali Al-Hourash
    Team member
  • Amany Bahashwan
    Team member
  • Amatalaleem Alsharabi
    Curation
  • Amr Riyadh
    Team member
  • Arzaq M A Saleh
    Curation
  • Asaad Bahumaid
    Curation
  • Aseel Mohammed
    Team member
  • Aseela Saeed
    Team member
  • Baha Al-deen Al-maktari
    Team member
  • Bassim Assuqair
    Curation
  • Belquis Ahmed
    Team member
  • Boshra Alhaj
    Team member
  • Dawood Aljubari
    Team member
  • Ebrahim Jubari
    Team member
  • Ebtehal Samawi
    Team member
  • Eslam Nasser
    Team member
  • Fareed Fouad
    Team member
  • FERAS ALSAYAGHI
    Curation
  • Ghadeer A. Al-Maqhafi
    Curation
  • Ghaida Ameen
    Partnerships/Sponsorship
  • Hadeel Alkebsi
    Team member
  • Hadeel Fuad Al-sharjabi
    Team member
  • Haitham Al Hamdani
    Team member
  • Halah Atta
    Team member
  • Hanan Al-Sagheer
    Team member
  • HashiM Alansi
    Team member
  • Hisham al-fakih
    Team member
  • IBRAHIM SHAMAKH
    Team member
  • Khawlah shaiban
    Team member
  • Laila Aj
    Team member
  • Lamia Mohammed
    Curation
  • Loloa Rajeh
    Team member
  • Madhher Abdullah
    Team member
  • Majedh Sameer
    Team member
  • Maram Al Sakkaf
    Team member
  • Marram Al-Nassiri
    Production
  • Maryam Aleryani
    Team member
  • Moaiad Moh`d
    Curation
  • Mohammed Al-Thawr
    Team member
  • Mohammed Noman
    Curation
  • mohammed alhakeem
    Team member
  • Mohammed Hasan
    Team member
  • Mohammed Almkhlafy
    Team member
  • Mohammed Gumaan
    Team member
  • Mohammed Rawhani
    Team member
  • Mohammed Qassim Khaled
    Team member
  • Mojahed AL-khadhami
    Team member
  • Mozn Senan
    Curation
  • Mugahed AL-Suraimi
    Team member
  • Musaab Rageh
    Team member
  • Nada Magam
    Team member
  • Nada Fattah
    Team member
  • Naseem Elaiwah
    Team member
  • Olla Abdulmoghni
    Team member
  • Rabeesh Ajlan
    Team member
  • Raghib Mustafaa
    Team member
  • Reem Al-sakkaf
    Team member
  • Safa Adnan
    Team member
  • Sarah Hussein
    Team member
  • Shaimaa abdullah
    Team member
  • shatha alantri
    Team member
  • Sumaya Alhamaly
    Team member
  • Taher Al-samawi
    Team member
  • Tysser Azaizi
    Team member
  • Wejdan Alkebsi
    Team member
  • Zainab Al-Sabri
    Team member
  • ودود Wadood
    Team member