Meet the Attendees

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A Day in the Life: Nima Tisdall

A Day in the Life: Nima Tisdall

Nima Tisdall teamed up with business partner Christine Hebert to co-found Blue Lobster, a tech startup that allows local fishermen to sell directly to consumers and businesses in Denmark. See how their app is making it easier and more affordable to buy sustainably caught seafood +

A Day in the Life: Philipp von der Wippel

A Day in the Life: Philipp von der Wippel

Philipp von der Wippel realized early that powerful things could happen if young people were involved in finding solutions to pressing issues. See how he’s empowering leaders to transform their ideas into action +

Aminata Touré decided to run for office at the age of 23 after noticing that she had nothing in common with the politicians who were making decisions that would directly impact her. As the youngest female member of Parliament in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, she is committed to ensuring women, young people, and minorities have a seat at the table.

Meet Obama Foundation Fellow Alex Smith

Meet Obama Foundation Fellow Alex Smith

Obama Fellow Alex Smith forged an unexpected but powerful friendship with an 84-year-old man in his neighborhood and took it upon himself to fight the sobering epidemic of loneliness in the UK and beyond. Learn more about how his organization, The Cares Family, breathes new life into intergenerational relationships +

Meet Obama Foundation Fellow Sandor Lederer

Meet Obama Foundation Fellow Sandor Lederer

Sandor Lederer founded K-Monitor as a modern take on the classic anti-corruption technique of naming and shaming, using comprehensive databases and innovative tools to track and publicize government corruption in his native Hungary. We sat down for a conversation with Sandor and Moussa Kondo, another Obama Fellow who combats corruption in Mali. Sandor will join us at the town hall. Read the full story +

“There’s a new generation of young people… driven by your idealism and your imagination, and you’re working together to start new ventures, and to hold governments more accountable, and advance human dignity.”

PRESIDENT OBAMA, 2016, ADDRESS TO THE PEOPLE OF EUROPE
IN HANNOVER, GERMANY

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President Obama’s Travel to Europe

In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in the Spring of 2017, President Obama and Chancellor Merkel joined four young leaders for a conversation about civic engagement at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. Read more about the event +

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