in

Ma Shwe Sin Win (Cynthia): Not good with names: Local name customs in a global village – W/Evaluation Form

Ma Shwe Sin Win (Cynthia): Not good with names: Local name customs in a global village

NCA Eval

...
Loading

Analysis Essay

...
Loading

Pers Eval

...
Loading

Info Eval

...
Loading

When Ma Shwe Sin Win (Cynthia) received a LinkedIn request from her father, she ignored it – because she didn’t realize it was from him. Forced into the Western first and last name format, her father’s Burmese name transformed into something she didn’t even recognize. In this playful talk, Ma Shwe Sin Win reflects on naming practices, and thinks about what happens locally when we enforce norms on a global scale.

TED@StateStreet was a TED-curated event featuring a diverse group of speakers from across the State Street community. Jointly produced by TED and State Street, the event paved a bold way ahead.

About the TED Institute: We know that innovative ideas and fresh approaches to challenging problems can be discovered inside visionary companies around the world. The TED Institute helps surface and share these insights. Every year, TED works with a group of select brands to identify internal ideators, inventors, connectors, and creators. Drawing on the same rigorous regimen that has prepared speakers for the TED main stage, TED Institute works closely with each partner, overseeing curation and providing intensive one-on-one talk development to sharpen and fine tune ideas.

Learn more at http://www.ted.com/ted-institute

Follow TED Institute on Twitter @TEDPartners
Follow more business thinking worth sharing from TED at roi.ted.com

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/TffL_gKlSFE/default.jpg
UC6riU7xaRItrH_8_P6rYsfQ

What do you think?

Written by Alexandra Jones

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Loading…

0

Comments

0 comments

John O’Leary: The importance of good conversation – and how to have it – W/Evaluation Form

Alexander McLean: Imprisoned potential: Restoring hope and dignity to the justice system – W/Evaluation Form