The TEDxBaghdad Team

The TEDxBaghdad team is not only based in The Netherlands. People from across the world are helping to make this event happen. Please meet two very committed team members Nada and Layla. An interview with TEDxBaghdad team member Layla in Los Angeles, U.S.A. Layla is of Kurdish-Arabic Iraqi origin. Her …

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The TEDxBaghdad Team

The TEDxBaghdad team is not only based in The Netherlands. People from across the world are helping to make this event happen. Please meet two very committed team members Nada and Layla. An interview with TEDxBaghdad team member Nada in Dubai Nada is a Canadian Iraqi – she was raised …

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I have a dream

‘TEDxBaghdad started about a dream. My dream. Now, it’s absolutely not about me anymore. It’s about people around me.’ – Yahay AlAbdeli, the initiator of TEDxBaghdad. The theme of TEDxBaghdad is: Make The Impossible Possible. That’s what Yahay AlAbdeli wants to show the world. ‘We can organize a TED conference …

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The story of Yahay Alabdeli

TEDxBaghdad is initiated by Yahay Alabdeli, an Iraqi refugee who lives in Amsterdam. His life story is an impressive one. Both sad and optimistic. At the first meeting of the project group for TEDxBaghdad Yahay tells us about his life. Start of Iran-Iraq War Yahay Alabdeli moved from Iraq in …

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How it all started

TEDxBaghdad is a prestigious project that helps Iraq to become a centre of knowledge and optimism once again, and allows Iraqi talents to develop and gain international recognition.  TEDxBaghdad is initiated by Yahay Alabdeli, an Iraqi refugee who lives in Amsterdam. His dream is to bring inspiration to the Iraqi people. At the …

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Mousa Mosawy at TEDxTeen

Mousa, 18, developed “First Aid Link,” a movement that sends first aid kits with instructions and information on ways to avoid infection to families living in Iraqi conflict areas. In addition to being a volunteer for the Iraqi Health Aid Organization, Mousa’s latest endeavor has been a project called “The …

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