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Our Team

The Officers


Dirk Daenen

Curator & Licensee

“I’m Dirk Daenen: International Lecturer, Social Entrepreneur, TEDx fan, ‍Father of Two, Global Citizen.”

 I'm convinced that TED is the most effective educational platform available today. I'm extremely humbled to be involved in such a wonderful community.

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Candida Nedog


As a proud Brazilian, Candida is the team spirit behind TEDx events in Luxembourg. A business development manager in her working life, she organises events in her spare time too! When you meet her, you'll understand how she is so successful at it. She is organised, never forgets anything or anyone, and does everything with a smile and wicked sense of humour.

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Marie-Louise Ashworth

Team Coordinator

"Hello!  I’m Marilou!  Born in England, European citizen and proud Luxembourg national. I’m a professional networker, connector and communicator who thrives on cultivating strong relationships and organising events that have a strong focus on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. Very excited to be part of this phenomenal TEDx family and cannot wait to see you at the next TEDx event.

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Inga Astrauskaite

Audio-Visual Experience

I'm Inga Astrauskaite, a positively minded, solution-oriented doer, who thrives on bringing international projects to life. Originally from the Baltics, counting 12+  years in Benelux and highly thrilled to be a part of the extraordinary TEDx community! 

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Amanda Kesicka

Team Administration

"Hello everyone! I'm  Amanda Kesicka and I'm originally from Poland. I’m enthusiastic about a healthy lifestyle, running and people! I’m a huge fan of personal development and I love challenges. In my free time, I like to connect to nature, so you can find me in the forest enjoying hiking.

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Marion Noviel

Marketing & Communications

"Howdy falks! I’m Marion. Born in France, I’ve been adopted by Luxembourg for 10 years. Passionate about astrology, pizza & travels. Why I’m so fond of this country & TED? Inspiring stories, mind-opening diversity & community gathering.

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Thierry Papillon

Speaker liaison

Hey, Thierry here! I'm passionate about the power that lives inside of us and committed to bringing out the best in every person I get to meet! I believe every single human has a message, not only to be shared but to be heard, because sharing our own may not mean anything to the world but it can mean the world to us!

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Rebeqa Rivers

Interactive Experience

Hi there, I’m Rebeqa, a learning experience architect from Alaska. It’s a delight to bring my expertise in interactive learning programs from Fortune 10 companies, startups, NGOs and to TEDx Luxembourg City!

I’m fascinated by TEDx as a platform to bring local knowledge to the world.

I hope you’ll say “hi” when you see me at the next event.

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Weronika Mojsiej

Accounting & Legal

"I’m Weronika, a Finance and Legal specialist. Originally from Poland, I’ve been living in Luxembourg since 2015.

I’m passionate about hiking, climbing, skiing and everything related to mountains. I’m looking  forward to meeting you on our next TEDx event!

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The Volunteers




Jasmine Daenen


Da Silva


Gabriella Vásárhelyi

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