My wakeup call: Ikenna Azuike at TEDxEuston

Posted on : November 7, 2014
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Posted by : Sade Wilkins
  
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http://www.tedxeuston.com Ikenna Azuike used to work as a lawyer in London and New York until he quit in 2008 because it wasn’t his passion. He set up a foundation devoted to promoting awareness about sustainability (Strawberry Earth) started working part time as a journalist by interning at Radio Netherlands Worldwide. In February 2011, frustrated by the unbalanced and often inaccurate portrayal of Africa in western media, he created a video blog called What’s Up Africa. What’s Up Africa is a provocative, entertaining programme about African news, initiatives and people.

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

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