INSPIRED Talks - Nairobi
A Platform for Young Ideas
because Change begins with an idea ...
Thursday, Feb. 6th, 7pm
Tribe Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
Join 8 young ChangeMakers for an evening of Innovation, Optimism and Celebration as they talk us through their ideas for the future.
From Cartoons to Cycling, Business to Health Care, INSPIRED presents the second round of inspirational speakers intent on making a difference.
Format for the evening
6:30pm doors open - first come first served
7:00 pm Talks begin
9:30pm Talks End
10:00pm onwards... Celebrate, Network, Collaborate
Entrance fee: 1000/
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a little YOUTUBE 'taster': http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVtGS8T9eGE
AGNES MUTHONI - StirupAfrica
StirupAfrica is a creative space that shares stories of home grown digital technoprenuers to inspire and teach young/aspiring business enthusiasts how to build a successful digital business.
Miel Vasudevan - Empowering young women
15 year old Hillcrest Student, Miel has fund-raised enough money for 2 scholarships for young kenyan girls to start secondary school who would otherwise not have had a chance to access education. Miel lobbied a global group of writers (mainly in Singapore) who agreed with the principal of helping to fund girls education in Kenya.
Sapna Shah - Transforming Individuals into Successful Leaders
Sapna was born with Muscular Dystrophy, a condition that confines her to a wheelchair. Despite that she has achieved two degrees in Psychology and Law, but knows that her real life's work involves becoming an inspirational leader.
Lamech Angila - Unearthing the gems of culture through performing arts
African cultures are fast becoming integrated into the mainstream global civilization. Lamech is focused on the delicate extraction of important values, philosophies and viewpoints of traditional African Societies in order to study and preserve them through the use of film, music, theatre and dance.
Jessie de Boer - The secret world of bee's
Jess invites you for an 8-minute tour into the world of these incredible creatures; Their use of dance as a means of communication, their social health care system and the use of beekeeping as a tool for social, economic & environmental upliftment amongst local communities.
Deborah Beaton - Running 400km - Bonkers or Brilliant?
In December 2013, Deborah undertook a mammoth journey; running 400km in two weeks (the equivalent of a marathon-a-day for 14 days). What she achieved was a deep understanding of how something of this magnitude should be attempted by more people, how much we can do if the the mind is focused and the indefinable limits of individual potential.
The African Yoga Project - Lead the Change
Capitalizing on the growing market trend of health and well-being services, the ATP have found a way to educate, empower, elevate and employ youth in Africa using the transformational practice of yoga. Their vision is to create opportunities for youth to step into their greatness and become leaders in their communities.
John Latham - Blue sky cycling.
Discussing the feasibility of elevated cycling lanes in Nairobi to ease congestion and provide a cheaper and faster alternative to PSV transportation!
MC: Robinson Esialimba. Dean of Awesome @ The Awesome Foundation