Please come and join some amazing people and me at the TEDx Ubud event in Bali on the 6th May 2011 between 9am and 5:30pm.

The line up so far:


Rick Pursell

Rick was born in the UK, migrated to Australia with his family as a teenager and spent 33 years Down Under.

He moved to South East Asia in 1990, living and working in Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia and stints in Brunei, Malaysia, the Middle East and West Africa, before settling in the mountains of Bali with his wife Lita and twin girls.

For 23 years before moving to and settling in Bali, he worked with multi-national companies in multi-cultural environments, as a Health, Safety and Environmental specialist, occupying senior levels and is currently a VP for a Singapore company in the capacity of Advisor the to the Board of Directors.

He runs Self Awareness and Life Coaching retreats at his Namaste Retreat Centre in Bali and teaches Corporate Spirituality overseas. His Cause No Harm cultural change process, is the subject of his book of the same name and has won his Singapore client many highly acclaimed awards.

He is passionate about bringing constructive and conscious changes to humanity, so that we may live in peace, harmony and unity, creating a future, without causing harm.


Robin Lim

As the co-founder and executive director of a foundation called Yayasan Bumi Sehat (Healthy Mother Earth), Robin Lim has inspired many worldwide. Robin’s dedication should urge others to act as selflessly as she, and aid those in need. Following her sister’s death in 2003, she became a midwife, and with her team, she has helped thousands of low-income Indonesian women through their pregnancies.

In 2005, Robin was awarded the Women of Peace Award. In 2006, she received the prestigious Alexander Langer International Peace Award in Italy, which is given to one person or institution each year who demonstrates to the rest of the world the ability to construct bridges between opposing realities, to deal with conflicts in a spirit of non-violence, and to look lovingly at the non-human sentient world. In 2008, she was awarded the Woman of the Month Award by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality & the Empowerment of Women (UNIFEM).


James Victore

James Victore is a self-taught, independent artist and designer. Clients include Moet & Chandon, Aveda, Esquire and TIME Magazines, Yohji Yamamoto, Bobbi Brown cosmetics, The New York Times, and The School of Visual Arts. Awards include an Emmy for television animation, and Gold and Silver Medals from the New York Art Director’s Club.

Victore’s posters have been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and are in the permanent collections of the Palais du Louvre, Paris, the Library of Congress, Washington, DC, the Design Museum in Zurich and the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. Victore lectures and teaches regularly around the globe and he is a professor at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. His book “Victore or, Who Died and Made You Boss?” was released by Abrams in 2010. He lives, loves and works in Brooklyn, NY.


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