TEDxSanaa 2012 Talks
Presenting on TV against all odds: Ali Taleb Almarrany
Ali Taleb Almarrani
Media program developer
No matter how beginnings were tormenting and severely miserable, endings can be much brighter as long as you have determination and persistence. Ali presents an uncommon success story that will undoubtedly inspire hope.
The culture of impossible: Faizah Alsulimani
No matter how big the challenges are, you can overcome them as long as you believe in your ultimate goal and set your eyes on achieving it. Taking a successful figure as a role model enables you to unleash your hidden bravery towards achieving your beliefs and ambitions.
Between Pain and Hope: Khalil Bamatraf
Inner peace, true self understanding and making peace with yourself are key factors to
ditching the frustration of life and attaining success. Khalil has an inspiring experience where she managed to conquer self and community impediments and embark on a truly inspiring journey
Challenging the fear of failure: Munir Daair
Challenging the fear of failure
The underlying problem with each of us has never been about failure but rather the fear of failure.
Muneer Daair tells us that as long as failure remains a possibility in every job we undertake then we shouldn’t be surprised when it happens. First, we have to beat our fear from failure to reap the desired fruit
The little person living inside your head: Amr Jamal
Writer and Director
Amr elaborates on theatre and its role in the society and how theatre can raise awareness through sending direct messages to the people.
Dr. Abdul Karim Nasher
Dr. AbdulKareem defends his personal image of Yemen as a not-so-poor country. he provides examples and models through his extensive work on natural resources in Yemen. He claims such resources may alter the face of Yemen in the long run. He also warns against the irresponsible handling of these resources
Fish,Plants and renewable energy : Emad Alsakkaf at TEDxSanaa 2012
Because a large segment of people in our country work in agriculture, making Yemen globally
famous for its crops, Emad thinks that using a water-saving technique in agriculture will make for
a perfect solution to the shortage in water resources. He dreams of starting his own project in this
respect and to put several other ideas related to better utilization of the natural resources in action
Showing the world the way home: Abdulla Faris
Research and Development scientist
How can a society flourish and an economy revive in any country without it being able to identify and encode all locations within its territories! Abdullah tells us about how this issue may alter our perceptions, create different realities and generate better opportunities in Yemen where it is currently impossible to locate any site in a scientific and systematic way
Making fiction a reality: Dr. Akram Alomainy
Dr Akram Alomainy
Science fiction does inevitably have a way of materializing on the ground. Dr. Akram speaks about his experiments and research in electromagnetism and how breakthroughs may happen if they become applicable
Scarcity of water in Yemen:Dr. Kaled Alamarie at TEDxSanaa 2012
Dr. Kaled Alamarie
Environmental Protection Scientist
Water wars are real wars that are raging internationally in public and in secret. Sana’a is a city threatened by drought and depletion of its water resources as indicated in several alarming studies.
Khalid has a substantial experience in the field of water and the problems and solutions.
His talk will enlighten us about possible ways out of this dilemma for the best interest of the present and future generations.
Design as a way of life: AbdulRahman Jaber at TEDxSanaa 2012
Design leaves a direct and indirect print in our lives. AbdulRahman feels that no adequate attention is being given to this realm as many still consider it a luxury. AbdulRahman will reflect more on this matter with his unique experience in design.
Universal values, literally: Zuha Al-Hammadi at TEDxSanaa 2012
Zuha will take us on a journy into space, to show us some ideas related to the characteristics of some planets that can be projected on our life and how we should learn from such qualities as our planet is part of a bigger universe
Yemen 2.0: Ibrahim Mothana at TEDxSanaa 2012
Ibrahim believes that community engagement in shaping the present and future through sharing ideas and aspirations is vital. He, as a start, shares his distinctive idea and project to build bridges of communication between the society and the executive leadership.
Yemen’s Identity: Zeriab AlGhaberi at TEDxSanaa 2012
Zeriab offers his own outlook of Yemen’s identity through his work as a professional photographer.
He works on a project he thinks will show Yemen as never shown before. Through the lenses of his camera, he will give us a glimpse of this project
Guide me to the market: Amad Almasaodi at TEDxSanaa 2012
Young Yemeni entrepreneur Amad AlMasaodi presents a recipe for success through the internet and explains the opportunities the virtual realm offers in education, jobs and funding in this informative talk
Educational democracy: Maad Sharaf at TEDxSanaa 2012
University student Maad Sharaf challenges the traditional educational concepts and calls for a democratic school environment that encourages and drives creative thinking. He upholds the philosophy (life is the biggest school) and stands for revolutionizing education in Yemen.
The Forgotten Wealth: Mohammed Al-Basha
Yemeni businessman Mohammed AlBasha reflects on the once flourishing coffee industry in Yemen, as a historical home to the renowned Mocha Coffee. As frustrating as the facts may get , AlBasha believes the prospects for a blooming coffee industry are promising.
My Father’s Dream: Jamal Alhanesh
Alarmed by the high illiteracy rates in Yemen, Trainer and community activist Jamal AlHanesh introduces a unique idea to reduce them significantly within years through a combination of government regulations and community mobilization. Jamal believes that the idea won’t see the light until and unless all the people felt the responsibility and get involved. The talk is in Arabic with English subtitles
Breaking through your fears by Boushra Al-Mutawakel, a professional photographer
Yemeni photographer Boushra Almutawakel talks about fearing fear and narrates four instances in which she overcame fear and were turning points in her life and career. Boushra touches on some of the mainstream social concepts in the Yemeni society and showcases some of her work in the context of her inspiring talk about breaking through fear.