Last Thursday, the speakers of TEDxYouth@Baghdad 2013 had the pleasure of meeting officials from the US embassy in Baghdad. The speakers were invited to have a meeting with the office of Cultural Affairs. It was a great chance for everyone (more…)
To a certain extent, TEDxBaghdad Foundation has become more involved in transforming people’s lives into something wonderful, and has been doing so for the last year or so.
The procurement of such an effect did not come easy, as all the volunteers of TEDxBaghdad engaged in providing help and hope to the children in Baghdad suburbs, with the help of a couple of Iraqi non-profit organizations.
No more than ten days ago, TEDxBaghdad team coordinated a visit to a local non-profit, namely AlTa’awn Charity Association, to bring joy to the children, and the volunteers spent 3 hours with the children, teaching them how to draw innovatively and engaging them in funny activities.
The smiles that were drawn on the children’s faces, are simply, priceless.
Only a couple of weeks before the big event; emails started piling up, Facebook messages started rolling like crazy because everyone wanted to know whether they got accepted to attend TEDxBaghdad 2012 or not. Our lovely registration team did its best to choose as fairly as possible only (more…)
As TEDxBaghdad’s main annual event was orchestrated on the grounds of the green zone in Baghdad, Martin Kobler, who currently serves as United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Special Representative for Iraq and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), took the stage as the event’s (more…)
The morning started as the attendees from all over Baghdad started gathering around the Green Zone’s entrance that’s leading to Al Rasheed Hotel,then, after a routine process of checking in which went as smooth as possible, the guests swarmed around the main entrance and waiting areas inside the hotel, patiently waiting to (more…)
TEDxBaghdad’s team who’s been working diligently during the past few months to organize TEDxBaghdad 2012 Main Event that is scheduled to take place approximately less than 48 hours from now had received about 25 extra (more…)