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TEDxCampinas – Mario Giotto, Organizer

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TEDxCampinas held their first event in March 2018. We had this conversation precisely 16 weeks before the big day. Mario Gioto, the Organizer, is also a TEDx Translator. There are over one million people in this city that is about 2 hours outside of Sao Paulo in Brazil. He and two friends applied for the license and built a team …

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TEDxVienna – Réka Artner – Co-Organizer

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Réka Artner and her team of 70 have been producing TEDxVienna for several years now. She joined the team after attending TEDxVieannaLive in 2012. It’s one of the TEDx events that other organizers would love to visit. Set in some of the cities most amazing historical venues, this TEDx also features Adventures (see video) and workshops. TEDxVienna has been around since 2010 and has produced 23 events, including Salons and Live simulcasts.

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TEDxOshkosh – Bethany Lerch – Speaker

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Bethany Lerch is a former Fulbright and Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar and was a speaker on the 2016 TEDxOshkosh stage. She spoke about avoiding the pitfalls of taking the wrong approach to international aid using examples from her time in Afghanistan. She served as a military advisor in Kabul, Afghanistan, from February 2015 until June 2016 and while there received a …

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TEDxCesena – Maurizio Berti – Organizer

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Maurizio Berti from TEDxCesena produces an event that highlights his area and emphasizes the hospitality that the region is so well known for. His hidden talent is attracting speakers using food, in the form of Piadina’s, as a compelling reason to come to Cesena, located on the eastern edge of Italy near San Marino. Maurizio started by helping another team (Bologna) which …