Amina Khalil Shares Inspiring Story About Body Shaming at TEDx Cairo Women

Amina Khalil Shares Inspiring Story About Body Shaming at TEDx Cairo Women

  When you think of Ramadan’s pretty woman, our renowned Nazly of Grand Hotel, the stunning actress Amina Khalil, body shaming is the last thing that might cross your mind. Apparently, we’re wrong. At TEDx Cairo Women’s event last month, Khalil took the stage to share her inspiring story with her acting career and body acceptance. […]

This Powerful Video Explains What It Actually Means to Be a ‘Refugee’

This Powerful Video Explains What It Actually Means to Be a ‘Refugee’

  About 60 million people around the world have been forced to leave their homes to escape war and violence. Those people are refugees, meaning people that seek shelter outside their own country. But what does that term actually mean?   Benedetta Berti and Evelien Borgman explain what that word really means in this powerful […]

15 Quotes from Omar Samra’s TEDxBEND Talk that Will Emotionally Destroy You for All the Right Reasons

15 Quotes from Omar Samra’s TEDxBEND Talk that Will Emotionally Destroy You for All the Right Reasons

  As a public, we’ve followed Omar Samra’s journey since he first captured our imaginations and made our hearts burst with pride, standing atop the world’s tallest peak hoisting the Egyptian flag. Since then, we’ve celebrated with him, mourned with him, and followed along as he conquered the globe’s most arduous destinations and life’s most challenging lessons. This April, […]

Standout Speakers from TEDxBUE 2014

Standout Speakers from TEDxBUE 2014

Last week was the British University of Egypt’s edition of TEDx. It was a long, long drive there in the blistering heat and, to be honest, if I were a student there, I wouldn’t bother going. My favorite – and I cracked up every time it happened – was when the speakers would exceed the […]