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Making peace is a marathon: May El-Khalil at TEDGlobal 2013

Making peace is a marathon: May El-Khalil at TEDGlobal 2013

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The founder of the Beirut Marathon, May El-Khalil tells us how personal tragedy led her to create a peaceful haven in her all-too-often war-torn country. When the former long-distance runner was hit by a truck and left unable to perform as she had before her accident, she turned her efforts to organizing races. “I needed []

World on Its Head: The speakers in session 6 at TEDGlobal 2013

World on Its Head: The speakers in session 6 at TEDGlobal 2013

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“It’s about discarding assumptions about the Middle East, Latin America, and the way you think the world works,” Nassim Assefi described in an interview before we all got to Edinburgh for TEDGlobal 2013. This session, which she co-curated with fellow TED Fellow Gabriella Gomez-Mont, features a host of speakers who’ll be prompting us to think []