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Theme: Pursuit of Happiness

This event occurred on
February 28, 2013
6:00pm - 8:00pm +04
(UTC +4hrs)
Dubai, Dubayy
United Arab Emirates

JESS is proud to present it’s first ever live TEDx event entitled ‘The Pursuit of Happiness’. This event will take place on Thursday 28th February 2013, 6pm to 8pm in the JESS Boardman Auditorium and has been organised by Year 12 students as part of their IB CAS (Creative Action and Service). Tickets are limited to only 100 people and are sure to sell out fast. Guest speakers include Nasif Kayed, the general manager of the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding (SMCCU); Adrian Hayes, the British, UAE based, record-breaking adventurer, speaker, corporate coach and sustainability ambassador; and New Zealander Brandy Scott who presents The Business Breakfast on Dubai 103.8FM. There will also be two JESS teachers and two JESS students speaking at the event. Tickets are priced at 50Dhs and can be purchased from Sunday 3rd February 2013 from JESS Secondary Reception.

Jumeirah English Speaking School
Arabian Ranches, Secondary
Dubai, Dubayy, PO Box 24942
United Arab Emirates
Event type:
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Organizing team


Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Rebecca Clift
    Event Manager
  • Mandira Chawla
    Event Support
  • Michelle Mathew
    Set & Refreshments
  • Dennis Walzl
    Finance and Media
  • Kristy Charlton
    Set and Scripting
  • Vivek Raigaga
    Media and Tech
  • Josh Rich
    Host & Scripting
  • Kai Beale
    Media and Tech