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TEDxTaipei 2009 - Charles Tsai - Inconvenient Youth

Charles Tsai A change catalyst, Charles Tsai is dedicated to helping young people imagine and realize a better future for themselves and their communities. He mentors young changemakers through his work with Ashoka, the world's largest incubator of youth-led ventures, as well as his own charity, Global Youth Fund. He is also the creator of The Creative Activist Toolkit, an interactive visual guide to social change written for and by young leaders. How did this passion for social change come about? Perhaps it's from living a life constantly on the move. Born in Taiwan, Charles spent his early years moving from Thailand to Malawi to different cities in the United States and then to Canada, where he now lives. He studied English Literature and Rhetoric at University of California at Berkeley and got his Master's degree in journalism from Columbia University. Charles then worked as a reporter and producer for CNN at its global headquarters. He specialized in educational features and produced the 10-part series, Millennium Voyage, which followed American students on their educational travels around the world. He then left CNN to produce PBS GlobalTribe, a groundbreaking show that profiled changemakers around the world. 蔡佳宏 台灣出生,童年在非洲,泰國渡過,從小過著漂泊的生活,大學在加州大學柏克萊分校念英美文學,哥倫比亞大學新聞研究所畢業後,加入CNN擔任節目製作人的工作,其間造訪許多國家,報導過中東阿拉伯世界紛爭,在主流媒體工作近十年後,轉向非營利美國公共電視台PBS節目製作人,關注焦點轉向青年參與和社會企業,其間製作了相關的節目受到肯定,並且開始思考未來青年對社會的責任,成立GlobalYouthFund,開始舉辦青年社會企業的培訓和種子投資,對社會企業和青年活動參與有高度熱忱,2007被網羅加入著名社會企業組織Ashoka Social Enterprise Change maker 計畫的主持人。
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