INTI International University & Colleges were the proud Inspiration Partner for TEDxYouth@KL, organized by the TEDx team, which turned out to be a huge success with over 800 people attending the event at Temple of Fine Arts, Kuala Lumpur.
An event held in a similar format to the popular TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) talks that is widely popular across the world, TEDxYouth@KL brought together an impressive line up of 11 speakers – among them was Azran Osman-Rani, CEO of AirAsia X and Ann Osman, Malaysia’s first Female Professional MMA Fighter.
The other speakers were Cynthia Lam, Creator of H2pr0; Elizabeth Tan, Singer-songwriter; Eduardo Pena, Hollywood Blockbuster Concept Designer; Tommy Lee, Owner of Tommy Le Baker; Cody “Coex” Foo, renowed Malaysia beatboxer; Dr. Neil Mennie, Neuroscientist & Cognition Expert; Khai Aziz, Lead Singer of the Second Combat; Rhonwyn Hagedorn, Founder of Project WHEE!; and Paladin, a Cello Rock Band.
With ‘Worlds Reimagined’ as its theme, TEDxYouth@KL’s speakers spoke on various topics ranging from music, entrepreneurship, technology and food. The packed auditorium responded with great enthusiasm as each speaker presented their amazing speeches. “This is my first time attending such talks. I have always heard about TEDx Talks and when I heard INTI is the Inspiration Partner for this year’s TEDxYouth@KL event, I was very excited, “ said Suleman Qureshi, a second year Finance student at INTI International College Subang.
“All the speakers were very inspirational and the one that resonated with me the most was Ann Osman, the first female MMA fighter in Malaysia. She sets a great example that anyone can pursue his or her dream and there in nothing wrong in challenging the status quo if you believe that it is the right thing to do, “ Qureshi added.
By virtue of being part of an INTI’s network, INTI’s students are constantly exposed to inspiring events such as the TEDxYouth@KL, which encourages them to make a positive impact in the world. After all, this is where many global leaders will soon be discovered.