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TEDxMarrakesh - Heather Cameron - Box Girls

Heather Cameron is a social entrepreneur and political theorist. She is the founder and CEO of Boxgirls International, a girls empowerment through sports organisation working in Germany, Kenya and South Africa. She is a professor at the Freie Universit?t Berlin and professor extraordinarius at the University of the Western Cape South Africa. Cameron was named professor of the year in 2009 by the German Association of University Professors. She serves on the advisory board of the women's rights and sports organisation Women Win based in Amsterdam. She became an Ashoka fellow in 2010. In 2011 Cameron won a Young Leaders Prize from the BMW Foundations. Raised in Canada she now spends her time between Berlin and Cape Town._______________________________________________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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