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TEDxAshokaU 2011 - Regina Duran: Igniting Passions and Leaving a Trail

Regina Duran is a student at Arizona State University and gave this talk at TEDxAshokaU: Universities Driving Global Change at Duke University on February 25, 2011. Learn more at www.tedxashokau.com. Regina is a third year undergraduate student at Arizona State University double majoring in Nonprofit Leadership & Management and Business Global Politics. She is originally from Mexico City but has lived in Phoenix, AZ for 12 years. Her passion for the nonprofit sector stems from her involvement during her high school years in New Global Citizens, a group that supports young leaders as they help solve challenges faced by communities around the world. During her senior year as the leader of her student organizing, her team raised $2,500 for their partner organization in Southern Sudan who helped deliver clean water to over 250,000 people by training local leaders to fix wells. During that year, they helped educate 3,000 people in the community about water scarcity. 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 http://www.ted.com and http://www.ted.com/tedx This video was shot by Duke University staff, edited by Laurel Gwizdak
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