Launch of the inaugural, gorgeously-illustrated, and limited-edition book 'Pioneers, Launch of the inaugural and gorgeously-illustrated book 'Pioneers, Provocateurs, Possibilists: Humans of Singapore' by 27 global TED and TEDxSingapore speakers and talents, 392 illustrations and 90 full colour photo, limited edition of 1,800 copies only. All proceeds go towards the cost recovery and to the Migrant Worker Library and 1Bag1Book initiatives founded by TEDx speaker Zakir.
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27 chapters and writers : 7 Global TED speakers and 20 TEDxSingapore speakers across professions: Architect, Archeologist, Artist, Conservationist, Designer, Doctor, Domestic worker, Educator, Entrepreneur, Geopolitical analyst, Impact investor, Inventor, Innovator, Marine biologist, Musician, Photographer, Poet, Social entrepreneur, Writer.
The late Hans Rosling, global health expert and TED speaker People are interesting, numbers are boring
The late Milton Tan, design pioneer Where do ideas come from?
Tony Wheeler, co-founder Lonely Planet Writing big dreams in Jalan Besar
Kishore Mahbubani, geopolitical expert and TED speaker How can the West adapt to a rising Asia?
Melissa Kwee, social champion The quest for belonging
Benjamin Kheng, artiste Storyteller
Gwee Li Swee, writer-poet I speak Singlish, can?
Tong Yee, social capitalist and educator Trust, faith, teaching and learning
Eames Demetrios, Geographer-at-large and TED speaker Tales of Kcymaerxthaere
Aaron Maniam, polymath and TED speaker Grow into the stories we tell ourselves
Alvin Pang, poet and writer What gives us our names: Passion, Purpose, Community
Zakir Hossain Khokhon, poet Writing poetry is like building a house
The late Teresa Hsu when she was 113 years young 'Ha ha’ is better than ‘Sng sng’
Kelley Cheng, designer You will not meet a tall, dark and handsome stranger
Randolf Arriola, global live-looper The other road, taken
Zakaria Zainal, photographer and storyteller Singaporean, but not by NRIC alone
Bob Lee, photographer How I taught photography to the visually-impaired
Esther Tan, All-Women’s Everest team The unlikely mountaineer
Neo Mei Lin, marine biologist and TED Fellow Singapore got marine life, meh?
Lian Pin Koh, conservationist and TED speaker Dreams to drones
Michael Sng, toymaker and TED speaker To be, or not to be a creator?
Esther Wang, designprenuer Compassion, courage and commitment
Masami Sato, social entrepreneur Discovering the true power of small
Nilushika Jayaweera, social champion Bit by bit, drop by drop
Laina Ravendran Greene, impact investor Angels of impact
Noel Hildalgo Tan, archeologist Learning how to see
Dave Lim, founder Passion, people, purpose, possibilities & The story of TEDxSingapore
Limited print of 1,800 copies only
Illustrated on every page, 392 illustrations and 90 full-colour photos
210 pages, size W195mm x H250mm (similar to Monocle)
All proceeds go towards cost recovery of the book, and directly supports the Migrant Workers Library and OneBagOneBook initiatives founded by Zakir Hussain Khokan, TEDxSingapore speaker+poet+author.
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