From Inner-city Los Angeles to successful entrepreneur
Role Model Talks: Mohamed Geraldez
Place: Auditorium, Østerbro International School
Date: 08.45a.m, Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
Mohamed Geraldez is an American of Philippine. He now travels the globe talking to youth about his experience as a successful entrepreneur and focuses on peaceful coexistence of cultures, religions and ethnicities.
Mohamed is best known as a young, successful entrepreneur and he shares his exciting history and knowledge with other young people around the globe, motivating them to overcome odds and embrace the possibilities offered to them.
Mohamed grew up in one of the toughest neighborhoods of Los Angeles and was surrounded by drugs, crime and poverty from a young age. He speaks about the economic and personal challenges he faced as a youth as well as his struggles with gaining acceptance from his family and the society. He hopes that he can inspire those who hear his story to overcome their own challenges in life.
” The American Muslim community is actually quite colorful and to paint a picture of an entire community with a single brush stroke, is completely wrong. ” Muhamed Geraldez
The event is arranged by: Østerbro International School, Dialog Forum and US Embassy in Denmark
Read more about Mohamed Geraldez: http://mgeraldez.com/
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