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#TEDxCapeTownSalon Speaker: Tim Conibear

Tim Conibear is the Founding Director of Waves for Change (W4C), a Surf Therapy organisation that is looking to make the provision of therapy more child-friendly. W4C is a multi-award winning organisation based in Cape Town, led by surfers and mental health professionals, in partnership with township communities and the University of Cape Town.

#TEDxCapeTownSalon Speaker: Michael Markovina

Michael Markovina, is a Consultant for Fisheries Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (MCS) SmartFish Programme, and the co-founder of Moving Sushi, a non profit company that ‘uses scientific exploration and open access data to better understand the social, economic and biological needs for the conservation and sustainable use of key African marine resources.’ [Source MovingSushi.com]

#TEDxCapeTownSalon Speaker: Serge Raemaekers

Dr. Serge Raemaekers is the Co-founder and Project Director of ABALOBI, a non-profit organisation. The programme aims to build traditional fishers’ agency to partake in decisions around the state of local marine resources and help fishers empower themselves to connect directly with restaurants and consumers for the sale of their artisanal products.

#TEDxYouthCT: Meet Miranda Bambata

Miranda Bambata is a student at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. We asked her what inspired her to apply to become a speaker at [email protected], to which she responded: “I want to discover what else I am capable of. I believe the experience will open my mind, give me the courage to share my ideas and teach me to trust myself more.