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TEDxSingapore - 113 year old Teresa Hsu - Wisdom for all ages

Teresa Hsu was born second of four children to a poor family in Guangdon Province, China in 1898. At 16, she left for Hong Kong where she studied to be a stenographer, a bookkeeper and later, a nurse in UK. As a nurse, she joined the International Voluntary Service for Peace (IVSP) and travelled around Europe to help the needy. She has also worked in Paraguay. When she moved to Singapore, she setup Home for the Aged Sick in 1930, where she was Matron up to the age of 85. Now over 100 years old, she continues to help the needy via her organisation, Heart to Heart. She joined with many women in Singapore who delivered TEDx Talks to share their stories and ideas joining with the voices of hundreds of other during Global TED Women over 2 days in Dec 2010. http://www.ted.com/tedx/events/1191 http://www.ted.com/tedx/events/1287 http://www.hearttoheartservice.org/AboutFounder.htm http://infopedia.nl.sg/articles/SIP_1590_2009-10-27.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teresa_Hsu_Chih TEDxSingapore is an ideas community in Singapore passionate about ideas and TED, founded in April 2009 and numbering many thousands people today. 100% Community created +free to join, visit us and get inspired at www.TEDxSingapore.sg About TEDx, x = independently organized event 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.
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