“Critical thinking without hope is cynicism, but hope without critical thinking is naïveté.” Maria Popova

The theme of TEDxExeter 2017 was HOPE and our speakers tackled issues ranging from mental illness to the energy revolution, marine conservation to the refugee crisis. Over 900 people gathered on the day to share inspiration and explore ways of turning hope into action and making a positive difference in our lives, our communities and, ultimately, our world. The response of our audience on the day was amazing and thank you to all those who joined us – dreamers, thinkers, makers and doers.

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Nujeen Mastafa speaking at TEDxExeter 2017