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Theme: The Challenges of the 21st Century

This event occurred on
September 8, 2012
11:00am - 2:00pm EEST
(UTC +3hrs)

TEDxRasAlEinSquareSalon is held on quarterly basis for 2 hours long, where three speakers are invited to give a talk related to the theme, in addition to showing a TEDTalk video. A Q & A session takes place on the ideas presented by the TEDTalk video. Furthermore, in every Salon event an interactive mental challenge is given to the audience to solve.
The presented theme for this Salon event is"The Challeges of the 21st Century".
TEDxRasAlEinSquareSalon events are held on a smaller scale compared to the main event; mainly a continuation to the main event efforts and success, which was held on June 10th, 2012

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Dr. Sanaa Abdo

A uniquely self-aware energetic positive individual, possesses dynamic qualities that allow her to be affective in training skills such as: time management, positive thinking, stress management and critical thinking. Sanaa is capable of designing and tailoring any training sessions to meet a clients' needs. She created the "Zero Budget Happiness" theory and launched it at The New Think Theatre. Aside from her charismatic freelance training and motivational speaking, she wrote four books on astronomy and launched them as E-books for public use. Being an associate member of writing the Ministry of Education's curriculum, she helped write many books at secondary school level. When it comes to topics regarding astronomy, education, and training, Sanaa excels flawlessly, having received several medals and certificates for participating in more than twenty-seven national, arab and international conferences.

Rashed AlNasaa

Having participated as a speaker in numerous important local and regional events as well as conferences related to sustainability and the built environment, Rashed dug deep in issues related to "going green" on a number of levels from environmental awareness to sustainable design. He joined the team at Consolidated Consultants (CC) immediately after obtaining his bachelors in Architecture, and is now head of the CC Green Building Unit. Upon pursuing his Masters degree in Environmental Design and Engineering, Rashed has been involved in the design and coordination of various Green Building projects locally and regionally and continues his voluntary efforts with a number of initiatives and organizations in this field.

Belal Raslan & Neda'a Kharoub

Belal and Neda' are the founders of "Trip to Innovation" (TTI). An NGO that aims to create a platform that supports building "Innovation Culture" and "Social Entrepreneurship" among Jordanian Youth. Belal is an entrepreneur dedicated to community activism, on the other hand, Neda' is highly engaged in knowledge sharing and spreading positive energy. While he received a Bsc degree in computer science, and currently is the director/founder of Quality Partners, a leading software quality consulting company, Ned'aa holds an Actuarial Science degree and is working in Human Resources and youth capacity building programs. Moreover, Belal is a board member of "Jordan Computers Society" and "Software Quality & Testing Board". Furthermore, Neda' is a blogger and writer for many local and international bodies.

Organizing team


Amman, Jordan
  • Ayd Asraf
    Social Media Manager
  • Abdullah Faqeir
    Social Media Team Member
  • Ghassan Hilow
    Photographer / Usher
  • Hussein Tirawi