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TEDxLondonBusinessSchool - Rebecca Self - Supporting the Disruptors in our Midst

An expert in global talent development with a Ph.D. in the use of media technologies & content, "Self's a Master of the questions, 'What's next?' 'By when?' and 'How would we do that?'" For her work connecting and amplifying the impact of young changemakers, TED Fellow Kyra Gaunt calls her the DreamMaker. Want to get from Point A to Point B fast? Dr. Self helps clients envision their goals and get there with velocity. From individuals to some of the world's largest corporations, current and past projects have included complex training programs and global organizational transformation. Self's specialities include global rollout and organization-wide cultural shifts. Her passion lies in unleashing the potential of young global leaders. With a Ph.D. in Media Studies, Self incorporates the latest new media technologies into training, development and communication programs. From CSR initiatives to skills training, envision and execute plans that work. With clients as diverse as offshore oilmen, automotive dealers and social entrepreneurs worldwide, Self moves clients from idea through completion. Dr. Rebecca Self designs and delivers leadership and communication programs for multinational firms. She has written for newspapers, magazines, Fortune and Global 500 companies and the NBC-tv affiliate in San Diego. Self earned her B.A. at Hampshire College and her M.A. and Ph.D. at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she taught for nearly a decade. She has also been a member of the faculty of the University of Idaho and Franklin College Switzerland. She served as Senior Editor for US West's Center for Digital Culture and was Director of Content Development for Gronstedt Group, one of the world's most cutting-edge corporate training firms. She currently designs and leads global programs for telecommunications, shipping and energy sector firms. 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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