Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Videos News Photos Blogs Polls Forums Chat
Home > Videos > Post Content

Change your channel | Mallence Bart-Williams | TEDxBerlinSalon (200 hits)

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Mallence Bart-Williams introduced her second home Sierra Leone and its talented people, who are part of her project FOLORUNSHO. Find out more via http://www.tedxberlin.de

Mallence Bart-Williams was born in Cologne, Germany. She is a Sierra Leonean writer and filmmaker and a German fashion designer. She pursued her studies in economics and finance in Paris, Singapore, and Great Britain. Today she lives across the globe, produces an all-natural cosmetics line in Hong Kong, and is the founder and creative director of the Freetown-based creative collective FOLORUNSHO, a ‘SHARITY’ that she initiated with street kids in Sierra Leone.

Due to her German-Sierra Leonean roots she perceives herself as a bridge connecting two vastly different worlds. Her diverse background enables her to see creative solutions to common problems. Within their three years of operation, her collective has taken homeless children off the streets and into school, developed a sneaker and clothing collection, published a book and documentary of their story, and has held fine art exhibitions. Through her work with FOLORUNSHO she connects cultural contrast, enabling people to share ideas, take action, and get results.

About TEDx, x = independently organized 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)
Posted By: Elly Moss
Monday, March 11th 2019 at 10:29AM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
We Hurt For World Who is Heartbroken For the Pain Caused in New Zealand.
March 14, 2019 - I Dream Of YOGA!
Applicants are now invited to apply for the Assistant Professor of Finance career at the Univ of Maine!
March 12, 2019 - Freestyle Fitness
Feast Day: March 11, 2019
MAN DEAD FOR 5 HOURS, CAME BACK. JESUS TOLD HIM, "IT'S NOT YOUR TIME YET..."
Free Things to Do in Manhattan This Week - March 10-March 17
SodexoMagic Contributes $1.3 Million to Central State University’s Sports Complex
Forward This Video Entry!
Videos Home

(Advertise Here)
Who's Online
>> more | invite 
Latest Photos
>> more | add
Most Popular Bloggers
elly moss has logged 119561 blog subscribers!
tanisha laverne grant has logged 64117 blog subscribers!
>> more | add 
Latest Member Activity
destiny foreman just edited her profile. 08:22AM
ramatu abdul hamid just became a new member. 10:44AM
taylor moore just became a new member. 12:45AM
jordan bryant just edited her profile. 08:47PM
jordan bryant just became a new member. 08:39PM
jeffrey coleman just became a new member. 01:31PM
janessha strong just posted a photos entitled 'janessha'. 03:01PM
janessha strong just became a new member. 02:51PM
jean-marie poffe just edited his profile. 09:35PM
jean-marie poffe just became a new member. 07:29PM
nicole burgess just posted a blog entitled 'bowie state university; officer trainee chaning d. burgess, uscg'. 10:00PM
clifford etheredge just edited his profile. 07:22PM
>> more | invite friends