Who is a volunteer?

What if volunteering was one opportunity that could help you create the life you dreamed of? Imagine yourself as a changemaker where You can overcome fears, break stereotypes and remove barriers? In her talk, Kamilla tells the story of how volunteering changed her life and how it can empower anybody involved in it. Find out why volunteering is no longer nice but necessary to start a life with meaning, skillset and quality human connections. Kamilla is a member of ’40 under 40′ European Young leaders network and a recipient of the ‘Women of the Decade in Community leadership’ from the Women Economic Forum in India. A native of Uzbekistan, Kamilla has lived and worked in different parts of the world. While promoting the Finnish education & inclusion, Kamilla also runs the Finnish branch of the Global Dignity NGO on youth empowerment. In the video, Kamilla explains that when you empower others, you empower yourself, making volunteering a great give & take process – where everybody wins. Through her brisk and bold story, she encourages everyone to serve or be a door opener for others, with opportunities that eventually make up one’s life. Kamilla shows how serving others done right is life-transformative and instrumental in bringing citizens and societies equally forward. She also proves that one’s gender and one’s origin is not an obstacle to living a full life. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx