Can TEDx talks change the world? Q&A with Rahim Sajan, TEDxCalgary’s curator and co-founder

Can TEDx talks change the world? Q&A with Rahim Sajan, TEDxCalgary’s curator and co-founderBy Lynda Sea for UToday: Rahim Sajan, BSc’01, BEd’03, is a teacher in and outside the classroom. Whether he’s at a remote First Nations community, an inner-city high school, youth jail or an auditorium of Calgarians attending a TEDxCalgary talk, Sajan is always striving to create conditions that engage people to learn.

As a high school teacher by day with the Calgary Board of Education and co-founder and curator of TEDxCalgary the rest of the time, Sajan is intent on making Calgary better through the power of ideas, conversations and community. Want proof he’s making good on that? Just ask Mayor Naheed Nenshi, who traces his decision to run for office back to giving a TEDx Calgary talk.

Next month, Sajan and his team will host TEDxCalgary Truth(s) at the University of Calgary to explore what he describes as “what we know, what we don’t know, and how we navigate the space between.” Here’s what we learned from a conversation with Sajan about his own education, motivations and vision for community engagement.

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