Daniel Groshong talks about how to take advantage of the global market and support organic business and build a green economy in Timor-Leste. 

Maria Madeira talks about how she brings tradition into the contemporary through her art, often using unconventional media.                                                                                                                                                              

Francisca Maia talks about the importance of telling one's history. From the oral traditions of previous generations to her present chosen medium - film.                                                                    

Bella Galhos talks passionately about the violence and abuse she suffered during her childhood and speaks out against violence against women in Timor-Leste. 

Teaser of TEDxDili inauguration edition: March 28th, 2015
Dili, Timor-Leste
Hotel Timor, 11am to 6:30pm

A very big thank you to Bernardino Soares and Wide Vision

Rui Pinto discusses how past conflicts, in displacing people, have disrupted their historical connection to the land and sustainable way of living. 

Savio Freitas talks about how to encourage young people to embrace the traditional folk music and melodies of Timor-Leste. Traditional folk music gets at the heart of history, culture, and nature.

Kathryn Robertson reflects on her career in social work and development and gives lessons learned, most importantly, that people are at the core of development. 

This performance is a combination of martial arts and dance. MAC - Crianças Unidas is a youth group that was founded with the belief that children and adolescents are human beings that have the right to live to their full potential and express their talent and intelligence through creative and innovative activities.

Dr. Dan talks about his journey to becoming a doctor in Timor-Leste and providing free healthcare to those in need through his clinic Bairo Pite.

David Levy discusses the connection between jazz music and human rights. His discussion is followed by an improvised performance on the bansuri flute and saxophone.

Sam Porter explains the economics of a typical taxi driver's earnings in Dili, TImor-Leste.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

David Roach explains how design thinking can change the ways organizations have traditionally approached development.