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Lisa Hu: Designing solutions for societal issues

Lisa Hu graduated in 2014 from Design Academy Eindhoven - department Man and Leisure. She's been a social designer ever since. Lisa believes in designing solutions for these issues, whilst including the people concerned from start to finish. She thinks the awareness about this already starts with kids at school. Which is why she designed a citizenship game, enabling them to discuss societal issues and explore their own stance.


Stefaan De Wildeman: The Plastic Top-10 Hitlist

Stefaan de Wildeman knows better than anyone how disastrous the impact of the present generation of fossil-based plastics is on the environment. As group leader New Biobased Building Blocks at the University of Maastricht, he tries to bring about a social change in which the world will be based on innovations towards sustainable products and habits.


Edith Bosch: How to live a happier life

She describes herself as an energetic, sweet and brave woman who sees life as a never ending discovery and who will face every challenge that comes across to make the most out of every situation. As a former judoka, Dutch Champion, European Champion and World Champion she proves no challenge is too big for her. But has she always been happy?


TEDxMaastricht 2017 theme: The process of Inception

For us, inception also means the beginning of undertaking a new (ad)venture and taking action. Even though you may think you cannot change anything as an individual, we'd like to invite you to join our community. Anyone of us can 'be a changing factor in the world': small actions matter.


Jeangu Macrooy: conquering the world

Last year he blew us away on our Tedx stage in Maastricht, now 23 year old Jeangu Macrooy from Suriname is conquering the world with 120 shows in the past year, his very first club tour this year and performances at Lowlands, Festival Mundial and North Sea Jazz. But his future didn’t always look as bright as it does at this moment...


A mindboggling 9+ for TEDxMaastricht 2016!

Now that the year is coming to an end, it is time to reflect on the things accomplished this year. We just received the result from TEDxMaastricht 2016 post event survey from in New York. They asked you – our audience – one simple question: “How likely it is that you would recommend the TEDxMaastricht conference to a friend”? The NSP (Net Promotor Score) we received back from TED was...