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An easy ingredient of success | Azhin Gailany | TEDxNishtiman

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Azhin Gailany gives a talk about the story of chasing her dreams and what was the ingredient of becoming successful. She talks about the difficulties she faced while being a teacher, a student, an activist and a wife at the same time, and how she proved everyone who doubted her wrong. Azhin Gailany was born in 1988 in Erbil and she is a manager at Nishtiman Youth Network, the largest Volunteering non-Governmental Network in Kurdistan. She has graduated from Salahaddin University holding a bachelor's degree in Science in 2012. After graduation, she started working as a teacher at Sabis School. Beside her job her dream was always to become an engineer, so she started studying Civil Engineering at the International University of Erbil from which she graduated this year! Last year she initiated a blood donation campaign for the war-wounded.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at