Muhammad Aly Balagamwala

Muhammad Aly Balagamwala

A Karachi based entrepreneur who blogs at DiscoMaulvi.wordpress.com and MuslimMatters.org and tweets as @DiscoMaulvi.

TEDx Karachi: Reflections on inspiration

TEDxKarachi 2011 was an event for the elite. It had a political slant to it. The line to get in was long, the air-conditioning sucked, there were too many technical glitches with the microphones, the snacks were mediocre and there were people there that didn’t deserve to be invited over many others that weren’t there. The talks were not all exactly what we see at TED Global. Yet I returned from the event thinking that making the impossible was possible. I returned with some ideas that inspired me. People went to TEDx Karachi with different mindsets. A lot showed up wanting to ...

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