Aimee Bateman – TED Talks of Tomorrow

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Aimee plunged herself into the world of careers from the moment she graduated; initially excelling in recruitment and now as the founder of one of the most respected career advisory companies in the UK – Careercake.com.  Her simple take on how to do what you love is brilliant; which is probably why she has been inundated with awards over the last 18 months.  Aimee has been on BBC television on several occasions and her careers advice has been featured across the UK’s national press.  She is one to watch out for in the future and she needs to get on that TED stage!

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Lucie Green – TED Talks of Tomorrow

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As well as being one of the world’s leading experts on solar physics, Lucie is heavily involved in engaging with the public through science making her the perfect choice for any TED event.  She is part of the team preparing for the launch of the European Space Agency’s Solar Orbiter programme, which is sending a satellite out into space to conduct some pioneering studies on the Sun’s relationship with Earth. Lucie’s not a stranger to the big stage either, having featured on several BBC astronomy programmes.

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Guy Watts – TED Talks of Tomorrow

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In 2009, Guy broke two world records as part of the first and fasted pair to row unassisted, land to land, across the Indian Ocean.  On his return, he co-founded the award winning social enterprise Streetscape, which offers long-term unemployed youths apprenticeships in landscape gardening. These achievements resulted in him being selected as one of London 2012’s Olympic torch bearers and deservedly so.  Guy has an incredibly clear vision as to what the future holds for social enterprises and it would certainly be a talk to remember.

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Ben Hunt-Davis MBE – TED Talks of Tomorrow

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It took Ben 9 years of trying before winning his very first international regatta; 15 weeks later, that crew went on to win Gold at the Sydney Olympics.  Now having written a book about his Olympic journey, Ben has become a well established public speaker and performance coach for businesses, schools and future athletes; using the lessons he learned on route to becoming Olympic champion as the foundations for success. His desire for success is contagious and would make his TED talk one to remember.

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Karren Brady CBE – TED Talks of Tomorrow

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Known as the ‘First Lady of Football’ Karren firmly established herself in what was a male dominated society and achieved extraordinary success when floating Birmingham City FC in 1997, becoming the youngest Managing Director of a plc in the UK.  She has recovered from a cerebral aneurysm, published 4 books, and is now Lord Sugar’s aid on The Apprentice and Vice-Chairman of West Ham United FC. Where does she fit into TED? Well, she does a huge amount of work championing women in the workplace and I think this is where Karren would add some serious value on stage.

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Asker Jeukendrup – TED Talks of Tomorrow

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Asker was not just the youngest ever Professor at the University of Birmingham, he was also one of my lecturers! His research has led to him becoming one of the most respected names in sports nutrition, having published over 200 articles and been cited over 11,000 times.  Renowned for being able to translate the science into a practical message, he has advised an array of elite athletes, notably Haile Gabreselassie, Chrissie Wellington and the Rabobank cycling team, making him a serious contender to become a TED speaker in the future.

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Shaa Wasmund – TED Talks of Tomorrow

Shaa Wasmund banner gradlifelondon.comI came across Shaa after reading her book ‘Stop talking, start doing’ and was staggered by the amounts she has achieved since her days as a student at the London School of Economics.  At 21, she became the first female and youngest ever promoter on the boxing circuit with Chris Eubank.  Since then, having developed her entrepreneurial spirit whilst working with the legendary James Dyson, she has become widely regarded as one of the top female entrepreneurs in this country and founder of Smarta.

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