TEDxAUIS

AUIS hosts first TEDx event in Sulaimani

  On December 8, 2018, American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) proudly hosted TEDxAUIS, the first TEDx event in Sulaimani, under the theme “Breaking Boundaries.” TEDxAUIS continued the TED tradition of bringing together ideas worth sharing and was directly operated under an official TEDx license.   The day featured exciting talks by eleven thinkers and doers from across Iraq and its Kurdistan region who shared ideas that matter. With speakers from across Iraq and its Kurdistan region, from Basra to Duhok, audience members listened to compelling stories in English, Kurdish, and Arabic about how each was breaking boundaries in their own communities and across the country. The event started off with opening remarks by AUIS Sean of Students Geoffrey Gresk, student organizer Dastan Tofiq, and student emcees Dilan Sirwan and Yarivan Khoshawe. Ali Al-Baroodi, University of Mosul lecturer and photographer, was the first speaker on stage, presenting his 'Mosulography' project documenting life before, during, and after the was against the so-called Islamic State. Mohammed Al-Makhzomy of Yalla Iraq was up next to present on how social media and viral videos can help break boundaries among Iraq's diverse peoples. Heavy metal rock band Dark Phantom spoke of the importance of following your dreams, and using music to influence changes in society. Wrapping up the first part of the event was AUIS graduate Hevi Manmi whose entrepreneurial endeavors and persistence helped change the e-commerce industry in the Kurdistan region.  After a brief break, audience members were treated to a talk by members of Mr. Erbil, a group of Kurdish men using their unique and dandy-like fashion sense and social media presence for good, including to bring attention to issues they're passionate about. Sulaiman Tameer was up next and spoke about the need for societal change in the treatment towards animals. Shero Bahradar, the co-founder of a new arts space in Sulaimani, challenged audience members to think, act, and be different, with a focus on creativity. And author Kajal Ahmed delivered an thought-provoking talk on the role of women in society. Ali Makhzomy of BilWeekend began the last portion of the event, speaking on the importance of cultural preservation in Iraq through educational tourism. Chawan Hiwa, a young mother and car mechanic, gave an inspiring talk about how simple acts like working in an auto shop can amount to breaking boundaries in conservative societies and the importance of supporting young girls to follow their dreams. Celebrated author, actor, and performer Sherzad Hassan was the final speaker of TEDxAUIS and had audience members laughing througout his talk on humor and performance.  TEDxAUIS was generously sponsored by: Platinum Zain Iraq Kurdsat Broadcasting Corporation HAMA Group Gold Canvas Bronze SAA Advertising Zerin Travel Palingan Company Extreme Events

بەدوای قسەکەردا دەگەڕێین بۆ بەشداریکردن لەیەکەم روداوی TEDxAUIS دا

زانکۆی ئەمریکیی عێراق – سلێمانی ، هەواڵی سازدانی یەکەم روداوی TEDx  رادەگەیەنێت : TEDxAUIS ، کە ئەم پاییزە ، لەژێر ناونیشانی "سنور شکاندن" دا ساز دەکرێت . بەمەبەستی پەیبردن بەچیرۆکی سەرنجڕاکێش لەهەمو سوچ و قوژبنێکی وڵاتەوە ، لیژنەی ئامادەکارو سەرپەشتیاری ئەم روداوە ، بانگهێشتی قسەکەران دەکات کە داوای بەشداریکردن پێشکەش بکەن . تەماشایەکی ئەم مەرجانەی خوارەوە بکە بۆ ئەوەی بزانیت ئایا تۆ یان کەسێکی ناسراوت دەست دەدەن بۆ قسەکردن لەم روداوە سەرنجڕاکێشەدا ؟ هیوادارین هاوکارمان بیت لەبڵاوکردنەوەی ئەم پەیامەدا لەڕێی خۆتەوە ، بەئامانجی سازدانی روداوی TEDxAUIS  بەشێوەیەکی سەرکەوتوانە . شاییستەیی : بۆ ئەوەی بتوانی ببیتە قسەکەر لەم روداوەدا ، دەبێت : ئەم فۆرمە هاوپێچکراوەی خوارەوە پڕ بکەیتەوە "بەزمانی ئینگلیزی و کوردی و عەرەبی خراوەتە بەردەستت" ، هەروەها بەڕونی دەربارەی گونجاویی چیرۆکەکەت لەگەڵ بابەتی سەرەکیی روداوەکەدا "شکاندنی سنور" بدوێیت :- چیرۆکێکت هەیە دەربارەی چۆنیەتیی سنورشکاندن لەکۆمەڵگەکەتدا لەیەکێک لەم بوارانەدا : کشتوکاڵ ، مافی ئاژەڵ ، هونەر ، کارو کەسابەت ، خوێندن و فێرکردن ، پێشەنگێتی لەبواری کار ، ژینگە ، جێندەر ، فەرمانڕەوایی / سیاسەت ، کاری مرۆیی ، داهێنان ، تەکنەلۆجیای زانیاری ، یاسا ، میدیا / خۆشنودکردن – الترفيه ، یان تەندروستیی عەقڵی یان زانست یاخود وەرزش . دوایین وادە بۆ پێشکەشکردنی داوای بەشداریکردن ٣٠ ی ئابی ٢٠١٨ یە.   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  

نبحث عن متحدثين للمشاركة في حدث TEDxAUIS الأول

تعلن الجامعة الأميركية في العراق – السليمانية عن حدث TEDx الأول : TEDxAUIS  ، الذي سيعقد هذا الخريف تحت عنوان "كسر الحدود". سعيا منا للعثور على القصص الأكثر إقناعًا من جميع أنحاء البلاد ، أطلقت اللجنة المنظمة دعوة للمتحدثين لتقديم الطلبات . ألقِ نظرة على متطلبات الأهلية أدناه لتحديد ما إذا كنتَ شخصيا أو شخصًا تعرفه مؤهلاً للتحدث في هذا الحدث المثير. نأمل أن تساعدنا من خلال نشر الرسالة عبر شبكتك في جعل TEDxAUIS حدثًا ناجحًا! الأهلية: لكي تعتبر متحدثًا محتملاً ، يجب عليك: ملء الإستمارة المرفقة أدناه (متوفرة بالإنجليزية والكردية والعربية) والتحدث بوضوح عن كيفية تناسب قصتك مع الموضوع الرئيسي "كسر الحدود":- لديك قصة عن كيفية كسر الحدود في مجتمعك في أحد المجالات التالية: الزراعة، حقوق الحيوان، الفن، الأعمال، التعليم، ريادة الأعمال، البيئة، النوع الاجتماعي "الجندر"، الحكم / السياسة، العمل الإنساني، الابتكار، تكنولوجيا المعلومات، القانون، وسائل الإعلام / الترفيه أو الصحة العقلية أو العلوم أو الرياضة. الموعد النهائي للتقديم هو 30 آب 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  

We're looking for speakers for the upcoming TEDxAUIS

  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!   Eligibility: 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  
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