Lahore, Pakistan– TEDxLahore organized in Lahore with the theme of ‘Umeed-e-Sehar’ – Surviving the Darkness, hoping for a new Dawn! At the event, a series of talks from prominent speakers and community leaders in Lahore organized.
Speakers focusing on the challenges, opportunities and hopes for a Prosperous Pakistan.
Qudsia emphasizes on using art as a tool to communicate and start discussions. He has been helping schools and hospitals in development in terms of infrastructure & sharing their stories. Art for Humanity is one of the programs which Qudsia and her team put in action with the help of students of arts schools.
Rizwan proposes a gamified solution to counter stereotype thinking. His vision and idea is about changing perception through gaming. What a great idea of breaking stereotypes.
“Disability is a stigma in Pakistan” Pakistan has not been a huge supporter of Mentally impaired, Haseeb says it has been a challenging ride. Born with a speaking disability does not mean you have a disabled spirit. Autistic children are creative. It’s a fact.
Haseeb Abbasi is a 17 year old athlete involved with Special Olympics of Pakistan. “Give us the confidence to not just survive, but to thrive in life.” he said