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Adora Svitak, Whose TED Talk At The Age Of 12 Received 2.4 MILLION Views, Will Be Speaking At Mindvalley’s Hall Of Awesomeness This Week

KUALA LUMPUR, May 27 2013 – Talks@Mindvalley, the inspiring speaker series produced by Mindvalley, will be hosting TED Talk speaker and child prodigy, Adora Svitak, in a private talk on “Youth Empowerment in a Digital Age”, this Friday, May 31, in the Hall of Awesomeness at their headquarters in Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur.

Dubbed the “cleverest kid in the world”, the 15-year-old is already an internationally acclaimed speaker and published author, known for her essays, stories, poems, blogs, and full-length books since the age of seven. Her TED Talk in 2010, What Adults Can Learn From Kids, has garnered almost 3 million views across the web.

A passionate activist, Adora, has a moving message to share with the world. She can often be found on stages around the world delivering talks on youth impact, Internet culture and its integration into education, and the impact of technology on the creative process. Her most recent endeavour was to participate in the XPRIZE Foundation’s Visioneering 2013, an annual event where groundbreaking entrepreneurs, thinkers, inventors and innovators gather to create innovations that will push humanity forward.

During her upcoming visit to Kuala Lumpur, you can see Adora Svitak speaking at Mindvalley about “Youth Empowerment in a Digital Age”, which will take place on Friday, May 31st at 8pm, at a closed event hosted by Vishen Lakhiani, the CEO and founder of Mindvalley. She will share her thoughts on the power of youth and leveraging online platforms to give a voice to a cause, passion, or message.

The event will also be streamed live online for interested audiences around the world to tune in and gain some inspiring insight from this young leader as well as post questions, comments and discussions online. All they have to do is RSVP their attendance on the Facebook event page and lookout for the URL address to the video page right before the event begins.

Talks@Mindvalley is a speaking series hosted by the recent Mindvalley initiative, Project Renaissance, which aims to bring together like-minded talents to learn, share, network and collaborate on new projects. Their mission to turn Kuala Lumpur into one of the Top 20 cities in the world to start a dotcom business, and their unique way of curating the local community, have attracted high-profile media coverage and world-renowned speakers.

Mindvalley lends its Hall of Awesomeness for these events, hosting meetups that bring together Malaysia’s knowledge workers and leading experts across web technology, mobile technology, filmmaking, copywriting, education, social media, public speaking, arts, parenting and more. Come stop by to see Adora Svitak speaking at Mindvalley.

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