The theme of TEDxWBG is “Ending Poverty“. According to the official event description;
The challenge of ending poverty is huge, but with courage, ingenuity, vision and purpose, the goal is within reach. In a tightly choreographed 3.5 hours, TEDxWBG will bring together thinkers and leaders from the worlds of business, art, and technology to share experiences and ideas worth spreading across the world.
This first TEDxWBG will explore the theme of “Ending Poverty” from multiple viewpoints in three distinct but related sessions.
Session 1: “Reaching the Excluded”
Session 2: “Scaling up for Impact”
Session 3: “Transformation and Innovation”
Other presenters include Jim Yong Kim – President, World Bank Group and Eleni Gabre-Madhin – Co-founder and CEO, eleni LLC.