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Hot off the Press: TEDxTeen questions for U

Posted on: March 27, 2010

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there’s an energy that’s buzzing about at TEDxTeen!   we’ve heard from youth that are doing amazing things around the world, including a young man Kimmie Weeks who fled for his life during the civil war in Liberia (where my family is from).   i’m most struck by the current speaker Jennifer Corriero co-founder and executive director of TakingITGlobal.  “i started life with a smile…” she shouts with passion.  

she then begs us to question if we’re still smiling. 

are the hopes we had as a child still an active part of our lives?

are our passions guiding us towards the futures we want to create?

her answer was to provide a platform for those people who want to keep their dreams alive


that’s what TakingITGlobal is all about…

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