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TEDxWallStreet - Rahaf Harfoush - Micro Influence, Entrepreneurship & The Future of Protest

Rahaf Harfoush is a Foresight Strategist and author who specializes in understanding how technology impacts the way people interact with institutions, businesses and each other. Formerly, she was the Associate Director of the Technology Pioneers at the World Economic Forum in Geneva, Switzerland. Rahaf is currently working on her second book titled ArchiTechs: How to Live, Govern and Learn in a Hyper-Connected World. In August 2008, she joined Barack Obama's New Media Team at the Chicago headquarters as a full-time volunteer during the Presidential election campaign and then shared her experience in Yes We Did: An Insider's Look at How Social Media Built the Obama Brand. She was also the Research Coordinator for Don Tapscott's critically acclaimed Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything and on the research team for Grown Up Digital: How the Net Generation is Changing World. Rahaf was recently chosen as a WEF Young Global Shaper. She is also a Global Ambassador for the Sandbox Network. She is a contributor for The Mark News and The Next Web and blogs at the Foush.com. Rahaf is also the co-founder of EmergingWomen, a non-profit launched in 2011 that curates events worldwide to strengthen local and global support systems for female entrepreneurs in emerging economies. More information at http://www.TEDxWallStreet.com About TEDx, x = independently organized event: In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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