d'bi.young anitafrika: We women are warriors
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d'bi.young anitafrika: We women are warriors

Storyteller d'bi.young anitafrika uses the art of dub poetry to weave a story of childhood sexual abuse and HIV in this beautifully intense performance.

Vicky Roy: Street dreams
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Vicky Roy: Street dreams

At age 11, Vicky Roy ran away from home and ended up a rag-picker at a railway station in Delhi. Rescued by the Salaam Baalak Trust, Vicky got his hands on a camera and found his calling. At INK201...

Robin Chaurasiya: I am a proud and powerful lesbian
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Robin Chaurasiya: I am a proud and powerful lesbian

Activist Robin Chaurasiya left home at 16 to join the US Air Force, and was kicked out the day they learnt that she was a lesbian. Robin joined the fight to repeal the US army's "Don't Ask, Don't T...

Sanvar Oberoi: I am a cannabis farmer
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Sanvar Oberoi: I am a cannabis farmer

First-generation agricultural entrepreneur Sanvar Oberoi is re-instating the super crop Cannabis sativa (Industrial hemp) long marginalized for its association with Cannabis indica (Marijuana). Obe...

Dale Stephens: Is college really necessary?
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Dale Stephens: Is college really necessary?

Dale Stephens challenges the notion that college is the only path to success. At a time in the USA when 22.5% of graduates are unemployed, and another 22% are working jobs that don't require their ...

Pushpa Basnet: No child should grow up behind prison walls
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Pushpa Basnet: No child should grow up behind prison walls

INK Fellow Pushpa Basnet opened up her home and heart for children who would otherwise be forced to grow up in prison with their incarcerated parents. She is on a mission to provide these children ...

Balazs Gardi: Snapshots of war and the water crisis
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Balazs Gardi: Snapshots of war and the water crisis

While following a company of US marines on their hunt for Bin Laden, photographer Balazs Gardi witnessed huge drinking water supplies being blown up to keep them from enemy hands. Haunted by questi...

Tania Luna: A powerful lesson on surprise
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Tania Luna: A powerful lesson on surprise

Surprisologist Tania Luna believes that amazing things can happen if we let the surprise in to our lives. When something unexpected happens, it triggers the surprise sequence in our brains -- surpr...

Anirudh Sharma: Intelligent shoes, smart rulers, and ink from pollution
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Anirudh Sharma: Intelligent shoes, smart rulers, and ink from pollution

INK Fellow Anirudh Sharma, part of the Fluid Interface Group at the MIT Media Lab, calls himself a 'Chronic Inventor'. At INK2013, Anirudh demonstrates Le Chal, a haptic feedback based shoe for the...