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TEDxHayward - Robin Low -- A Model for Human Centered Disaster Recovery

A self-described "social hub", Robin is the founder Greenyarn LLC, a nanotechnology company manufacturing sustainable socks, fabric and apparel for environmentally conscious consumers. He is also the founder of xSandals, a social business commercializing sandals with interchangeable straps made by amputees in Indonesia. He is currently working on a consolidate space for organizations and causes you care about. Robin does property development and is involved in the construction and real estate industry as well.Robin is an international entrepreneur who is involved in training, researching and consulting companies on the use of Social Media. Robin is currently helping in a Rediscover Rosarito media watch project on rebranding Baja California in a collaboration project with Emerson College and the Rosarito. Robin is also giving trainings to the Tourism industry in Sri Lanka and several companies around the world.Robin has been training companies on Social Media since 2008, and in 2009 did a comprehensive training for Aitken Spence Hotels and Aitken Spence Travels, the largest hotel chain in Sri Lanka, which has Luxury hotels in Maldives, India, Oman and Sri Lanka. Aitken Spence has since seen an increase in hotel occupancy, customer retention and Internet bookings.About TEDx, x = independently organized eventIn 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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