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TEDxHornstull - Marilyn Mehlmann - A story of dogs and elephants

Marilyn Mehlmann General Secretary, Global Action Plan International Marilyn Mehlmann is passionate about people. She also has a passion (and track record) for empowering and supporting people and groups all over the world to acquire skills, knowledge and responsibilities beyond their immediate horizons. Marilyn is also the Chief trainer and program designer of GAP International with 20 years experience from more than 20 countries. To be able to do this cross cultural work she has designed a unique method and training program for cultural adaptation of action and educational programmes. See Marilyn talk about empowerment here. Marilyn started out as a journalist and magazine editor and then worked as a technical writer at IBM. Between 1979 and 1985 Marilyn has been working as a management consultant, specializing in management of projects for sustainable development. First as a part owner in a large consultant company and then through her own business. Marilyn also founded and ran the Swedish Institute for Social Inventions(SISU). On her 70th birthday she suggested to reduce her working hours to full time! Read more here: Filmed by Yann Caffa and Hanna Samlin. Edited by Andreas Sidkvist ABOUT 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.
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