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Watch the talk: Read a reflection on the talk by TGS student Megan K. Professor of International Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, Rosling discovered konzo, a new epidemic paralytic disease, when serving as doctor in Mozambique in 1979-81. Two decades of research in rural Africa traced the cause to toxic ill-processed cassava roots, hunger, and poverty. A co-founder of Médecins sans Frontier in Sweden, he has written textbooks on Global...

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 Johan Rockstrom leads the Stockholm Resilience Centre, focusing on a new approach to sustainability: the capacity to use change and crisis to spur renewal and innovative thinking. In 2009, working with an international team of scientists, he identified and quantified a set of nine planetary boundaries within which humanity can continue to develop and thrive for generations to come -- while crossing them could generate abrupt or irreversible environmental...

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Alice studied acting at the Film School Vienna and at the Vienna University of Business and Administration. During acting school she joined an improv group where she also gained her first experience with teaching improv to children. After winning a comedy competition in Austria in 2006, she started performing at such famous clubs as Quatsch Comedy Club, Kulisse, and Theater Akzent. In 2010 she moved to London where she now...

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Sara not only knows Sweden, she knows what it’s like to grow up and live in cultures other than her own, which helps her identify with the students at THINK Global School. Sara is currently the Vision Holder and manager of Mjuka Flytten, a Swedish-based consultancy working with and for so–called Third Culture Kids—those who’ve lived in one or more cultures other than their own and integrate facets of those...

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Danish born Jens Honoré has spent his career exploring and observing the world through myriad lenses. His eye for detail and intuitive connection to both his surroundings and subjects create imagery that has garnered distinction and international awards in commercial, editorial and literary categories. Jens earned a Master’s Degree from the Danish School of Photography. He and his family live in New York.

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With a passion for art and design, Soren started his career as a graphic designer at a small ad agency, but soon worked his way into Saatchi & Saatchi, Denmark to work on brands such as SONY, P&G, Hewlett Packard and Carlsberg. He was also a part of a European creative team based out of Paris, to help P&G elevate its creativity. In 2000, Soren moved to the US to...

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Entrepreneur, researcher, dance teacher, inventor: all of these could be on Jin’s business card, but she prefers to call herself entrepreneur. She has combined her two very different fields of study and interest—dance and mathematics—into one profession. In 2007 she co-founded Movinto Fun and is the innovator behind the unique patented BodyBug, dancing game console.

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Scott Atran is a director of research in anthropology at the National Center for Scientific Research in Paris, France. He is also a research associate and visiting professor in psychology and public policy at the University of Michigan, a Presidential Scholar in Sociology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and co-founder of ARTIS Research and Risk Modeling. His books include In God We Trust: The Evolutionary Landscape of Religion,...

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Read a post detailing our time with Mr. Rawet Tobias Rawet devotes his post-retirement years to speaking about his life in Poland during the Holocaust. His story sheds light on what can happen when anti-democratic forces get a foothold in society. Born in Lodz, Poland, in February 1936, Rawet was sent to the Lodz Ghetto in 1940. In 1942, all children under the age of 10 were sent to Chelmno...

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Fredrik Härén is an accomplished author and speaker who has delivered more than 1,000 presentations, lectures and workshops across 25 countries, on the topic of creativity, idea-generation and entrepreneurship. He punctuates his messages with a number of amusing examples to help the audience understand the value of thinking in new ways, yet appreciate just how difficult this is to accomplish. Fredrik’s clients include American Express, China Mobile, China Telecom, Ericsson,...

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Tattooing is the most misunderstood art form in Japan today. Looked down upon for centuries and rarely discussed in social circles, people with tattoos are outcasts in this country, banned from most public spaces such as beaches, bathhouses, and even gyms. Tattoos have an extensive history in Japan, and to truly understand the stigma behind them it is essential to be aware of their significance. The first records of tattoos...

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With THINK Global School’s term in Bosnia and Herzegovina recently concluded, we thought we’d share a few interesting facts about the heart-shaped country with you. Whether you are working on a school project or planning a trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina yourself, we hope you find these seven facts useful!! Fact #1) Sarajevo was the first city in Europe with a full-time electric tram Trams have a long history in...

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Greetings TGS, Long time reader, first time blogger here. Some of you may have noticed that I can be a little patriotic... My friends in Abu Dhabi used to joke that New Zealand has "small country" syndrome because it is always determined to be the best. I think like the Canadians, we are determined not to be seen as the same as our more populated neighbours. With that in mind...

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