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Theme: Creating the future today

This event occurred on
May 5, 2022
Barcelona, Barcelona (ca)

TEDxEsade was created with the aim of sharing powerful ideas with students, provoking discourse amongst them, and inspiring the development of tomorrow’s great thinkers.

This year's theme is "Creating the future today". With this topic we want to cover 7 amazing speeches that will talk about the small steps to do today, to create a better tomorrow.

Avenida Torreblanca 57
Sant Cugat del Valles
Barcelona, Barcelona (ca), 08172
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Camila Manera

Chief Data Officer | Storytelling Data | AI | UX & UI | Speaker | Author
Camila has 10 years of experience in decision-making and strategy for large organizations worldwide, where she mixes different disciplines such as design, creativity, user experience, data science, and artificial intelligence. She works in data strategy as an ambassador of digital and cultural transformation, combining her passion for creativity, technology. She created and lead the first AI Project for the Walt Disney Company Latin America, and won the award of the Best of Disney in Technology for AI and Data Worldwide.

Elena Rodríguez Blanco

Impact Investor // Travel Futurist // Speaker // Intl' Bestseller Author // Social Entrepreneur //
Elena Rodriguez Blanco is a “catalyst for change” in how and why we do business. Elena is an international speaker, 2x best-selling author, podcast host, social impact investor and serial entrepreneur. Elena’s current venture, Authenticities, is transforming the way we travel by being the world's first social impact experience B certified travel platform offering experiences that are aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals in over 40 countries. With an incredible passion and drive to bring forth the regenerative movement (a more grounded understanding of sustainability for business, travel and life), Elena has been designing strategies and mentoring businesses and entrepreneurs to create transformational work cultures in over 2.000 organizations spanning across the globe. Elena is also the co-founder of the Regenerative University, an innovative, educational hub in Costa Rica

Franc Carreras

Adjunct lecturer at ESADE, consultant, startup mentor, author and speaker
FRANC CARRERAS teaches digital marketing at ESADE Business School in Barcelona where he co-founded an online community to help mothers leverage mobile technology and work in a flexible manner

Melinda Keys

ESADE MBA Class of 2023 | Forté Fellow | VP Operations & Supply Chain Management Club
Melinda is a mining professional with 7 years of experience at two of the world’s biggest miners, BHP and Fortescue Metals group. She has worked as a Geologist, Operations Supervisor, and Project Manager. While she is a geologist by training, her true passion is educating the resources industry on the benefits of gender equality, diversity and inclusion. She firmly believes that increased female representation in mining leads to safer and more productive workplaces, and better culture.

Pulkit Sahani

MBA Candidate at Esade | Solution Delivery Advisor at Deloitte US Risk and Financial Advisory
Passionate about strategy development with expertise in cyber strategy and innovation. Extensive experience in managing global projects comprising cross geography stakeholders and team members. Worked across multiple industries such as banking, automotive, HR, etc., leading teams to achieve effective and cost-efficient outcomes. Looking for challenging opportunities where I can leverage my strategic mindset, stakeholder management and decision-making capabilities.

Rosemary Martinez

Creative Director at Rosemary Martínez Art Design
Rosemary Martínez is a prolific British designer living in Mexico, within the heart of a Spanish family. Her multicultural background has enriched her life with a strategic mind and a passionate heart. This confluent mix has, for the past 30 years, lead her to actively explore and challenge the barriers between art, branding, interior design, architecture, innovation and psychology in order to create human-centred, creative concepts for hospitality and real-estate projects inspiring them to Bloom. Her work has been awarded and published internationally.

Sava Riaskoff

Life & Business Coach | Cofounder @Growth Week | Wim Hof Method Instructor | Producer of Heartwood
I'm a Certified Professional Coach helping founders, leaders and talent to reconnect with their deepest ambitions and dreams, find out what's getting in the way, and move towards their ultimate goal. I use my experience as a Wim Hof Method Instructor to help my clients build the mental and physical resilience to navigate the ups and downs of a big pivot or leadership role. Through guided breathing, mindfulness and cold exposure, we explore and activate the inner potential of your body and mind, and help you regain your calm and focus when stress kicks is.

Suwen Chen

Post-doctoral Researcher in Impact Investing l Honorary Green Angel at Green Angel Syndicate
Suwen Chen is a post-doctoral researcher at Esade Business School, studying impact measurement, impact investing, and social entrepreneurship. She holds a PhD and an MBA from the University of Edinburgh and a Master’s Degree in Translation Technology from Imperial College London. Suwen has been advising business angels, social enterprises, investment firms, and charities on sustainability strategies and worked with UNDP on their Green Entrepreneurship Programme. Her publications include peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, research blogs, and letters in Financial Times.

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