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TEDxBled - Hayley Lapalme - How I Fell in Love with Hospital Food

TEDxBled took place on 18 March 2012 in Bled, Slovenia under the theme of Inspire.Change.ImpactHayley Lapalme, Canada - "How I Fell in Love with Hospital Food"Hayley grew up in the Canadian outdoors, paddling canoes and playing tag in the forest near her home in Waterloo, Ontario. Hayley's respect and appreciation for the people who feed the world's communities was cultivated in her grand parents' backyard and has grown over time through the farmers she has met across Canada, India, and Barbados. She now works as a researcher and facilitator advancing the sustainability of our food systems with the environmental non-profit, My Sustainable Canada. Hayley's background in community development and broadcast media has taken her to projects that draw on her excellent problem-solving and communication skills. She has worked in both domestic and inter-cultural contexts in Kenya and Barbados, and from Quebec to British Columbia. Capacity building and facilitating transformational conversations to build a more just, resilient world are at the heart of Hayley's work. She has an Honours Bachelor of Arts from McGill University, in Montreal.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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