Reimagining Community Engagement

10 June


Join us for a webinar with Cultural Educator, National Geographic Explorer and TED Fellow Aziz Abu Sarah. In this session, Aziz will discuss the importance of language learning in his life transformation. He will also share about his work in education, and travel programs all over the world. Hear how his travel and learning company is responding to COVID-19 challenges, and how they are using this time to innovate ideas for community engagement and educational programs. 


Aziz Abu Sarah is an entrepreneur, speaker, peace builder and author. He is a National Geographic Explorer and a TED Fellow. In 2009, Aziz co-founded MEJDI Tours, a cultural exploration vehicle for an ever-changing travel market. He is a seasoned tourism professional with over a decade of experience in the industry. In 2014, he gave a TED Talk about his vision for redefining tourism. You can view the talk here.  Aziz has spoken at countless of international organizations and universities, including The United Nations, Nexus, TED, BMW, European Parliament, Georgetown, Yale and Harvard. He has published articles in The New York Times, National Geographic, TED, Haaretz, the Jerusalem Post and others and regularly analysis for CNN, Fox, and Aljazeera among others. Aziz is the recipient of the Goldberg Prize for Peace in the Middle East from the Institute of International Education, the European Parliament’s Silver Rose Award, the Eisenhower Medallion, and the Eliav-Sartawi Award for his Middle Eastern Journalism. He was named one of the 500 most influential Muslims in the World by the Royal Strategic Centre in Jordan for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014. He won the Intercultural innovation award from the UN Alliance of Civilizations and the BMW Group. He was also recognized by UNSG Ban Ki Moon for his work in peace building. 

Aziz Abu Sarah. TED 2014, The Next Chapter, March 17 - 21, 2014, Vancouver Conference Center, Vancouver, Canada. Photo by: Bret Hartman

Time Zone Conversions:

Boston, USA:
Session 1: 8:00 AM
Session 2: 4:00 PM

Brasilia, Brazil: 
Session 1: 9:00 AM
Session 2: 5:00 PM

Mexico City, Mexico: 
Session 1: 7:00 AM
Session 2: 3:00 PM

Beijing, China:
Session 1: 8:00 PM
Session 2: 4:00 AM (11 June)

Dubai, UAE
Session 1: 4:00 PM
Session 2: 12:00 AM (11 June)

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