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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 …

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TEDxOshkosh – Craig Burnett – Co-Organizer

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Craig Burnett is one of the co-organizers at TEDxOshkosh, located in Wisconsin. In 2012 he saw Dan Pallotta’s TED talk, and it changed everything for him. Craig likes to explore conflicting ideas, a perfect trait for a TEDx co-organizer. TEDxOshkosh does something fun at their event which is to ask each attendee to sit in a different seat for each session. …

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TEDxKoramangala – Raashi Saxena

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Raashi Saxena, the organizer for TEDxKoramangala, in Bangalore, is an area packed with startups and provides a great mix of scientist, creators, and inventors. One of the reasons that she loves TEDx is that it fulfills her desire to meet and work with interesting people. She says that she, “Loves TEDx’ing.” This is the first time we’ve heard TEDx as a …