Angelie Patel is proud to be a Rutgers University Scarlet Knight! She is dedicated to understanding the way humans react to trials and triumphs and looks forward to discovering ways to inspire her optimism and resilience in others. As an actively involved student leader on campus, she’s determined to make her mark on society in increasingly impactful ways, starting as […]
This charming animation by Jacqui Clarke helps explain all the great things we do at WOW Talks. http://jacquiclark.com/
J.K Rowling gives a particularly charming and heartfelt speech when addressing these graduates, detailing her experience of failure, and her contact with compassion and misfortune when working at Amnesty in her 20’s. Her focus on personal responsibility, empathy and friendship is both inspiring and refreshing.
Amisha is a consultant and writer who concerns herself with sustainable fashion and clothing. She discusses how she became involved in this and why it matters. http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/amisha-ghadiali/ From WOW TALKS // STYLE + FASHION, The Hospital Club
Mark Williamson is the director of Action for Happiness, an organisation that aims to improve society by showing people the benefits of caring about the happiness and wellbeing of others, rather than themselves. It is a simple but beautiful idea, not based to any particular religion or philosophy, but instead the logic that if people cared more about those around […]
Stephen Wilson, founder of The Peoples Kitchen, tells us about this great initiative which highlights the issue of food waste by using leftovers to create delicious meals that are sold on a ‘pay what you want’ donation basis. Find out more at: http://thepeopleskitchen.org From WOW TALKS // FOOD & DINING, Thursday, 1 December 2011, at The Hub Westminster