Leadership & People
Webinar
November 4, 2021

TEDxNOVA, at Nova SBE

Inspiring conference run by and for passionate people at NOVA dedicated to generating ideas worth spreading.

🎯 TEDxNOVA Vision
TEDxNOVA aims to create an innovative environment with unexpected ideas by increasing exchange and co-creation between the nine faculties at Nova.

SPEAKERS

António Laureano, Big Wave Surfer from Portugal in 2020 he surfed a wave 30.9 meters high (world record!) with only 18 years old. (more information: surfertoday.com/surfing/antonio-laureano-surfed-the-100-foot-wave-in-nazare)

John B. Arden, author of 15 books (translated into over 20 languages), his work integrates new developments in a wide array of sciences including; neuroscience, epigenetics, psychoneuroimmunology, metabolism, and psychology.  Previously, he created one of the largest mental health training programs in the world.  He has presented in over 30 countries and all US States on the revolutionary changes in mental health treatment

Will Burard-Lucas, Wildlife Photographer, captures the rarest animals in the world, e.g., the black Leopard in Africa, (more information: blog.burrard-lucas.com

Miguel Herdade, NGOs primarily in the fields of educational disadvantage, social mobility, and social integration former student and professor at Nova, founder of the NGO Orquestra Geração, works with the UK Ambition Institute and Johnson's Academy (more information: linkedin.com/in/miguel-herdade/

Waad Al-Kateab, got pregnant in the middle of the Syrian war, fled with her daughter, and made a documentary ("For Sama") out of this. She has won numerous awards for the film including the "International Emmy". Nowadays, she's working as a journalist and does several initiatives such as "Action for Sama" (more information: actionforsama.com).

TEDxNOVA

TEDxNOVA

TEDx are TED-like events organized, planned and designed by independent entities, as universities. These TEDx events are shared with local communities and commonly respect TED mission to spread worthy ideas, anytime and anywhere.

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