31 minutes | May 17, 2021

#005: Adam El Rafey — Confidence, Curiosity, and the Role of Companies in Education

Adam El Rafey is a super social, 11 year old public speaker, innovator, learning enthusiast and thought leader. He is passionate about reforming the traditional education system, inspiring others to find their voice and to make a difference at any age and strongly believes in decisions being made based on ability and not age.Adam is one of the youngest TEDx speakers in the world, and has spoken at over 19 major conferences such as GITEX, GESS and Dubai Future Week. He is no stranger to media having been featured in numerous newspapers, TV segments, radio shows and podcasts. He is an Awecademy Alumnus, currently the youngest innovator at The Knowledge Society’s virtual global program and attends both primary and secondary school. He is a big AR/VR enthusiast and science and tech lover. Adam loves following his intellectual curiosity and always finds himself down one rabbit hole or another and emerging with some fascinating discoveries!Adam's InstagramAdam's LinkedInThe Knowledge SocietyAwecademySchool of HumanityTimestamps:- 0:51 - Guest Intro- 2:12 - Intro- 4:16 - Finding your voice- 5:30 - Where he gets his confidence- 7:07 - The best mentors he's ever had- 11:14 - Reforming the educational system- 14:53 - What is kinesthetic learning?- 16:31 - How parents can foster success for their children- 17: 57 - Parents' encouragement- 19:30 - What The Knowledge Society (TKS) gave him- 21:38 - The next 10 years in STEAM- 25:05 - The role of companies in education- 28:00 - Message to the world
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