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TEDxTeen - Simon Cohen - 03/27/10

Playstation, Pizza and a Living BuddhaSimon Cohen is a media ethics maverick. Founder and Managing Director of global tolerance, Simon has worked directly with HH Dalai Lama, HRH The Prince of Wales, Desmond Tutu, Gandhis grandson, Karen Armstrong and even Wallace & Gromit! Simon is an international speaker and trainer on communications and ethics, having spoken and run workshops at the World Economic Forum, Parliament of the Worlds Religions, TEDx, Universal Forum of Cultures and several other international events. A staunch advocate for media ethics and a freelance journalist, Simon is a regular commentator in the international media, and has written for Newsweek, The Washington Post, The Times, The Guardian, and the BBC. Simon has been recognized numerous times by Mediaweek and PRWeek as one of the top young media and PR professionals in the UK. He has received multiple awards from UnLtd and the Millennium Awards Trust as the leading social entrepreneur. In 2009 Simon was included in PRWeeks Powerbook of the most influential people in the PR industry. He is happiest on the dance floor or when he is playing with his 6-year-old nephew Joshua. For more information visit globaltolerance.comAbout TEDx, x=independently organize 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.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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