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TEDxAshokaU 2011 - Alan Webb

Alan Webb is the Cofounder of Citizen Circles and gave this talk at TEDxAshokaU: Universities Driving Global Change at Duke University on February 25, 2011. Learn more at Alan is supporting open, peer-to-peer learning for social innovation around the world through Citizen Circles. Alan's background includes corporate sustainability strategy for Lend Lease, an international property group based out of Australia, minimalist systems engineering with Night Train Consulting, and co-founding, the student-run course evaluations forum for the University of Virginia. Alan has lived, studied, worked, and travelled across the US, Western Europe, the Middle East, Australia, and China, including a recent trip to Tibet organizing the first social business conference there and teaching about social entrepreneurship. What is TEDx? In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. 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. More information is at and This video was shot by Duke University staff, edited by Laurel Gwizdak
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