We're looking for speakers for the upcoming TEDxAUIS

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 17:00



American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) is thrilled to announce its first TEDx event, TEDxAUIS, to be held this fall under the theme “Breaking Boundaries.”

In our quest to find the most compelling stories from across the country, the organizing committee has launched a call for applications for speakers. Take a look at the eligibility requirements below to determine if you, or someone you know, may be eligible to speak at this exciting event.


We hope you’ll help us by spreading the message through your network and take part in making TEDxAUIS a successful event!



To be considered as a potential speaker, you must:

  • Complete the attached application (English, Kurdish, and Arabic versions available) and clearly explain how your story fits the main theme, “Breaking Boundaries;”

  • Have a story about how you have broken a boundary in your society in one of the following areas: Agriculture, Animal Rights, Art, Business, Education, Entrepreneurship, Environment, Gender, Governance/Policy, Humanitarian Work, Innovation, IT, Law, Media/Entertainment, Mental Health, Science, or Sports



Keep in mind the deadline to apply is September 1, 2018.


English: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/195lY4hVpss8R3xb6A6s2tkr0Ucfbw6P9rcdPjgH4PA4/edit

Arabic: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1rJmRGEAH05_B-3l47MNAuzHNO9KrAWQddXuUffgL48o/edit

Kurdish: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1uXZsBlByIROYLW0tD838M5UQPtmhNc81FMbzFNV8i5Q/edit