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← TEDx: Many voices, one conversation

TEDx is an international community that organizes TED-style events anywhere and everywhere -- celebrating locally-driven ideas and elevating them to a global stage. Watch the talks at tedxtalks.ted.com or find an event in your area at ted.com/tedx.

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  1. In 3 years over 3200 events
    in 126 countries and 47 languages
  2. 13,000 TEDxTalks
    one conversation.
  3. Anwar Dafa-Alla: Typical TEDxsters
    are dreaming about big stuff.
  4. How they can do something
    bigger than themselves.
  5. And they are dreamers.
  6. Jim Stoltze: And if you find somebody
    who shares your dream,
  7. step up to him or her,
  8. and ask, "How can I help?"
  9. "How can I bring your idea further?"
  10. Yahay AlAbdeli: I told him,
    "I have a dream."
  11. "I want to bring this experience
    to Iraq, to Baghdad."
  12. TEDx is what brought me back
    to my home country.
  13. And the reason I waited so many years,
  14. I didn't want to go empty-handed.
  15. I found something that could
    make an impact in my country.
  16. And in this case, it was TED.
  17. I started watching videos on TED.com.
  18. I was really inspired,
    didn't sleep the whole night.
  19. The next day, OK,
    if this thing inspires me,
  20. Then, why not? I'm going to share this
    in my community in Ethiopia.
  21. Part of my community in Serbia.
  22. - This is my community.
    - My community.
  23. Communities that are tucked away
    in villages across the world.
  24. To tell the world that we have
    great thinkers and doers.
  25. The sum of the local is the global.
  26. Turn off the TV,
    log off from the Internet
  27. and stand up and start doing something!
  28. With rubber bullets, fire bombs,
  29. a wall, a human chain of young Egyptians
  30. decided to hold hands
    to protect a museum.
  31. It's an opportunity to contribute
    to their communities
  32. and change the world
    in their own way.