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Change the world one child at a time

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This presentation is about me and a dream that I have to change the world by connecting kids from across the world to each other.

This presentation is about me and a dream that I have to change the world by connecting kids from across the world to each other.

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    • 1. THEM = US
    • 2.
      • I am
      • Allan Isfan
      • and I WANT
      • to change
      • the WORLD
    • 3. one at a time
    • 4. Do you see any borders?
    • 5. We created imaginary lines to keep people OUT … or IN
    • 6. But kids don’t know the borders are there LET’S NOT TELL THEM
    • 7. I was born in moved to and live in Romania France Canada
    • 8. I am not a musician certainly not an athlete definitely not an artist
    • 9. I try even if I suck  but I don’t give up!
    • 10. I am a proud engineer
    • 11. a co-founder of with my wife (OMG she’s awesome, snagged her in High School when I was 13)
    • 12. and a co-founder of
    • 13. I film, direct & produce the Nasty Hockey Show … for FUN
    • 14. I LOVE My FAMILY
    • 15. and we have lot’s of FUN
    • 16. Life is good but …
    • 17. One of my girls said
    • 18. after at our house
    • 19. “ I didn’t know there was a WAR going on?”
    • 20. Holy crap …! and it hit me
    • 21. We have forgotten that we live on earth!
    • 22. How can we possibly care about pollution poverty war
    • 23. when that stuff happens to THEM and not US ?
    • 24. Hmmm … let’s explore
    • 25. You hear about a terrible accident You feel bad … and get back to business
    • 26. then you find out your daughter’s best friend
    • 27. Was on that bus And is very badly hurt
    • 28. Now you feel much much worse … you think about her, her parents, your daughter, you can’t seem to think of anything else
    • 29. The accident is the same you didn’t change but now You CARE!
    • 30. WHY?
    • 31. THEM = US
    • 32. Empathy is often characterized as the ability to put oneself into other's people shoes … to feel what they feel
    • 33. What if our kids had a way to make friends
    • 34. all over the WORLD
    • 35. so they could learn talk share play and teach each other ?
    • 36. If there was such a place, is it possible that
    • 37. that THEM = US would spread virally like chocolate rain
    • 38. and this could … G r a d u a l l y … change the world
    • 39. because they could FEEL the pulse of our planet through their friends ?
    • 40. I think so
    • 41. and I’m telling the whole WORLD!
    • 42. If you agree come find me and let’s do it together
    • 43. blog: http://connecttheworld.wordpress.com email: allan.isfan@gmail.com twitter: @isfan

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