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TEDxLondon Curator and Director

Maryam is the Director and Curator of TEDxLondon and TEDxLondonWomen, the co-host of TEDxLondon’s Climate Curious podcast and has been organising TEDx events for 10 years. Maryam coaches all the speakers at TEDxLondon’s event and the talks she has worked on have influenced UK government policy, been distributed by TED to over 15 million viewers, and most importantly helped people use their voice to make change.

Climate Quickie: Why cheap food is killing us

The biggest myth about healthy food? That it’s expensive. In this Climate Quickie with knowledge broker, community chef and food policy-maker Dee Woods, she breaks down how to find affordable, healthy food – think hyper-local! This visionary food actio...

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How we can fight air pollution, together

“Our lungs are not experiments. Every single minute, every day, damage is being done. And that's what happened to Ella,” says clean air advocate Rosamund Adoo-Kissi-Debrah and mother of the late Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah in the latest episode of the Clima...

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Climate Quickie: Why climate change is unfair

Why is it that the communities that have the least to do with creating climate change are the ones who suffer the most harm? You only have to look at Guyana, one of the world’s few carbon sinks, to see how flooding and a dangerously low sea level is pu...

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