237 People Changed My Life; Your Move | Ziad Ahmed | TEDxTeen

How do you get to know the world better? Start with your community. All 237 of them. TEDxTeen opening music by Madijuwon. Ziad is an 18-year-old rising freshman at Yale University from Princeton, New Jersey. He is an American-Muslim, Bangladeshi and a passionate social justice activist. In September of 2013, Ziad founded a teen organization redefy, which is committed to furthering equality. Redefy has grown immensely, with over 300 students internationally on the team, over 3,000 likes on Facebook and over 100,000 hits on redefy.org. Ziad’s work has been commended by President Barack Obama personally, MTV, Business Insider and other notable sources. As an entrepreneur, Ziad is also co-founder of JÜV Consulting Inc., which is a youth consulting firm. He serves as the CVO of the company, which has over 100 consultants working to transform the way that companies market to Generation Z. To date, he has given two TEDxTalks, written for publications such as Teen Vogue and the Huffington Post, been awarded for his efforts, and been featured on many major news outlets. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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