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.

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  • Change the world one child at a time

    1. THEM = US
    2. <ul><li>I am </li></ul><ul><li>Allan Isfan </li></ul><ul><li>and I WANT </li></ul><ul><li>to change </li></ul><ul><li>the WORLD </li></ul>
    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: email: twitter: @isfan