Author: Srwa Faqe

TEDxLive is a special event designed to broadcast the annual TED conference that is held in Vancouver, Canada. TEDxNishtimanLive will bring that experience here in Erbil on April 27th, 2017. It will be held in Babylon Crown Hall in Ainkawa at 5:00 pm....

TEDxNishtimanLive will live stream the main TED event that will happen in Vancouver, Canada. This year’s TED theme is The Future You. The event will focus on personal learning, growth, and empowerment and will span five days from April 24th to April 28th. Among the...

Hanna Jaff is the Deputy Secretary of Immigrants in the Institutional Revolutionary Party in Mexico. She was born in 1986 in California, USA to a Mexican mother and a Kurdish father. She then relocated to Mexico from an early age and was raised there. She...

Hazhar Zahawy is a famous Kurdish folk percussionist. Born in 1980 to a Kurdish family in Iran, he had been introduced to music and was taught to play Daf (Kurdish frame drum) at the age of 5. When he was 10 he moved to Great...

Souhair Al-Qayssei is an Iraqi senior news anchor, journalist, and humanitarian. She was born in Baghdad, Iraq in 1985. She started working for Middle East Broadcast Center (MBC) as a presenter of part time news in MBC1 channel before moving on to become an anchor...

In a place marred with destruction and injustice, a place where civilians have no one to turn to but themselves, the volunteer civil defense organization Syria Civil Defense, better known as The White Helmets, rose.The White Helmets was officially formed in 2014 from volunteer rescue...

On Saturday a meeting was held for all the TEDxNishtiman volunteers. A total of 550 people across the Kurdistan Region applied to volunteer, however 150 were shortlisted to help organize and run the event on April 1st.The meeting room was filled with excitement and ambitious youth...