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A stage for unique people

— Learn about the stories that are reshaping the world and enjoy performances by all kinds of artists. Are you ready for this dose of live talent?

· Speakers and artists ·

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HOST
Jacquelle Amankonah Horton
Speaker
Jacquelle Amankonah Horton
Mireia Badia
Speaker
Mireia Badia
María Fernández (MAFE)
Speaker
María Fernández (MAFE)
Mohamad Aljounde
Speaker
Mohamad Aljounde
Arnaud Pourredon
Speaker
Arnaud Pourredon
Alejandra Aybar
Speaker
Alejandra Aybar
FRANCO DUBINI
Speaker
FRANCO DUBINI
Perttu Pölönen
Speaker
Perttu Pölönen
Thomas Suarez
Speaker
Thomas Suarez
Kunal Chandiramani
Speaker
Kunal Chandiramani
Michelle Dersdepanian
Speaker
Michelle Dersdepanian
John y Mark X. Cronin
Speaker
John y Mark X. Cronin
Adrián Ruiz de Magdalena
Speaker
Adrián Ruiz de Magdalena
Jacquelle Amankonah Horton
Speaker
- Switzerland
Jacquelle Amankonah Horton
Jacquelle is Product Manager at Google, leading the proactive and predictive intelligence of Google Assistant. Previously, she spent 5 years at YouTube, launched several award-winning entertainment applications and reinvented music distribution on major record labels. She has been named one of the "World's 100 Best Young Entrepreneurs", "Europe's 50 Best Female Product Managers" and, most recently, has been included in the esteemed "Forbes 30 Under 30" list.
Mireia Badia
Speaker
- Spain
Mireia Badia
Mireia is a graduate in International Business Studies from ICADE and DCU (in Dublin). At the age of 23 she founded Grow.ly, a crowdlending platform that connects SMEs in need of a loan with a multitude of investors. She has already financed more than 24M euros among more than 500 loans, has been appointed Forbes 30Under30 in Spain and is Vice President of ACLE, the Crowdlending Association of Spain.
María Fernández (MAFE)
Speaker
- Colombia
María Fernández (MAFE)
María Fernanda (MAFE) Fuentes, Colombian Environmental Engineer Master's student in Conservation and Use of Biodiversity and volunteer of the Colombian Environmentalist Movement. Winner of the 2018 Youth Award in the "Influencers" Category granted by the International Youth Organization for Ibero-America (OIJ), in recognition of its initiative "If each of us changes, the planet changes", which seeks to publicize the potential of social networks as a tool to promote actions aimed at protecting the environment.
Mohamad Aljounde
Speaker
- Sweden
Mohamad Aljounde
Mohamad has collaborated in refugee camps after he had to run away from Syria to Lebanon at the age of 12. Once there he founded a school with his family in one of the refugee camps, which currently trains more than 750 people. Later, he made 3 documentaries and a short film about the struggle of young Lebanese and refugees to find their identity in Lebanon. He has won the 2017 International Children's Prize for Peace, MTV EMA, and many other international awards.
Arnaud Pourredon
Speaker
- France
Arnaud Pourredon
Approximately 1 million people die each year from taking fake medicines , according to the World Health Organization. In addition to regulations, technology could also help solve this problem. One such solution has been created by French physician and biotechnologist Arnaud Pourredon. After volunteering in Nepal, he realized the magnitude of the problem and decided to establish Meditect , a platform for pharmaceutical companies exporting medicines to Africa that provides a service for tracking and authenticating medicines throughout the distribution chain.
Alejandra Aybar
Speaker
- Dominican Republic
Alejandra Aybar
Alejandra is a high performance Paralympic swimmer. In 2019 she obtained the silver medal at the Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru and currently she is preparing to classify for the Tokyo Olympics. Graduated in Industrial Engineering, she works in the medical device industry. She is also an inclusion activist, supporting local and international efforts to promote inclusive societies, and labour insertion of people with disabilities and sports.
FRANCO DUBINI
Speaker
- Italy
FRANCO DUBINI
Franco is an Italian filmmaker. In the past three years, he has managed to travel to 30 different countries and gather more than 20M views on his videos. His passion for creation lead him to build an international community of artists, a powerful network to help, inspire, and collaborate with each other, called Francollective. "Creativity takes courage" (Cit. Matisse) and he couldn't agree more.
Perttu Pölönen
Speaker
- Finland
Perttu Pölönen
Perttu Pölönen is an inventor, author and composer. He has won the EU's largest science competition for young people and studied exponential technologies at Singularity University, based at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. MIT Tech Review has honored him among 35 Innovators Under 35 in Europe. Perttu’s first book, “Curriculum for the future” (in Finnish), was published in 2020.
Thomas Suarez
Speaker
- USA
Thomas Suarez
Thomas is an Augmented Reality Software and Electronics engineer with 10 years of programming experience. Developing iOS, Android, server code & leading his VC-funded platform startup (Teleportal). He was part of Samsung Research America's Think Tank team as a software and embedded device engineer. He has also designed, programmed, and prototyped a modular 3D printer (ORB).
Kunal Chandiramani
Speaker
- India
Kunal Chandiramani
Kunal Chandiramani is the founder and CEO of Alacrous and KStar, a TEDx speaker, best-selling international author and honorary advisor to Kangaroo Kids Education Limited. KStar is the fastest growing independent e-commerce provider in Asia Pacific with a special focus on Central India, apart from this, he is the youngest person to receive the "35under35" Award for his contribution.
Michelle Dersdepanian
Speaker
- Mexico
Michelle Dersdepanian
Michelle is a visual artist with a passion for illustration, which has become her preferred mean of expression. The themes that move her are those related to women and breaking stereotypes and standards that society has always imposed, opening dialogue, but above all, challenging the mind to deconstruct all existing stigmas.
John y Mark X. Cronin
Speaker
- USA
John y Mark X. Cronin
Mark and John Cronin are father and son, founders of John's Crazy Socks, a social enterprise that spreads happiness and shows what people with different abilities can achieve. John Cronin happens to have Down syndrome. The two were named EY Entrepreneurs of the Year, have addressed the United Nations, and have shared their experience across Canada, the U.S. and Mexico.
Adrián Ruiz de Magdalena
Speaker
- Spain
Adrián Ruiz de Magdalena
Adrián Ruiz de Magdalena is a professional whitewater kayaker. His work as a coach, his wide experience as a sportsman and his studies, gave him a pass as the first ambassador in the history of Spain for the Youth Olympic Games. Since then, he has been working to make his sport known and to make this world a better place through it.

· BIG MOMENTS ·

SONDERSLAND-STYLE PANELS

— Spaces for debate, panel discussions and joint interventions between several speakers that will lead to extraordinary moments. They will surprise you!

OPEN MIC

— A space where you can also be part of the main stage of Sondersland by showing your talent for a minute, amaze us!

SONDERS
AWARDS

— Our Global Partners will reward the talent and impact that some of our speakers are generating in the world.