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TEDxLondon Salon: Talking Poverty – Challenging Inequality

Words at Kings Place
Spoken Word / Wednesday, 8 November 2017 - 7:30pm / Hall One
£40 adults, £36 concessions (box office collection only, proof of ID required)

London is a city of incredible opportunity, where ideas flourish and fortunes are made. But it is also a city of contrasts, where extreme wealth and severe poverty nestle side-by-side. It is a global city, in an unequal world. The final event of TEDxLondon 2017 will tackle this challenge head-on. The evening’s Guest Curator, Kevin Cahill, is former Chief Executive of Comic Relief (1997-2016), whose mission it is to drive positive change in the UK and around the world, through the power of entertainment. 

Speakers will share their personal experiences of overcoming adversity and inspire the audience with innovative ideas and examples of action.


Ian Goldin 
Professor of Globalisation and Development, University of Oxford and former adviser to Nelson Mandela
Professor Ian Goldin is the founding Director of the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford and the Oxford University Professor of Globalisation and Development. Goldin was, until 2006, Vice President of the World Bank and the Bank’s Director of Policy. From 1996 to 2001 he was Chief Executive and Managing Director of the Development Bank of Southern Africa and adviser to President Nelson Mandela.

Esther Mujawayo Psychotherapist, writer and activist
Born in 1958 in Rwanda, Esther Mujawayo is a world-known expert in the field of refugee trauma-therapy. She gained a Graduate Diploma in Psychology from UEA 1997, after escaping the 1994 Rwandan Genocide which saw Esther lose many relatives. She is the author of several books and founder of the Association of Widows of the Rwandan Genocide. She was a speaker at the Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy.

Ticket includes a free drink at the concert bar.

Concession tickets are box office collection only and you will need a proof of ID when collecting your tickets.

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