“Around the Campfire” Profile: Dolores G. Hirschmann

Who’s around our campfire? Each week we will profile a different TEDActive 2013 attendee and give you a peek into what they have to share around the fire in Palm Springs. This week, meet Dolores!

Where are you from?
Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, currently living in Massachusetts

Where is your favorite place on earth?

What interests you?
Entrepreneurs/their stories
Making things happen
Changing the world through the power of ideas and innovation in action

What problem are you trying to solve?
Just a few….
Environmental issues around the consumption of bottled water (as they relate with plastic waste, and health)
Recycling projects to reduce the amount of electronic waste that ends at the dum
Reducing consumption and reducing trash
Motivating people to change their tomorrow. If you can think it you can do it.

What’s your favorite thing about TEDActive?
The different ways planned for us to connect
The featured speakers
All of it

What’s your favorite TED Talk?
Mmmm… many… I love Peter Diamandis from Singularity University.

What piece of advice would you give to someone coming to TEDActive for the first time?
It is my first time, so I can’t give advice yet.

What’s one thing you can’t live without?

Read all of the “Around the Campfire” profiles here. If you are attending TEDActive 2013 and would like to be included in this series, email tedactive@ted.com with your photo and answers to the questions above. Feel free to include links to your LinkedIn profile, bios, social media profiles, and other ways people can find out more information about you.

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