Place: Assembly Hall/Festsalen, Hanken
If you do nothing in order to pursue your dreams, then your dreams are just wishes. You have to make mistakes because mistakes drive you to try again and again. Quitting kills creativity and more dreams than failure.
– Arman Alizad
Arman Alizad is an Iranian-Finnish master tailor who turned to an adventurer and a TV producer. Alizad brought sensitive and interesting human right and social issues to the spotlight in Finland and is now at Hanken to tell his inspiring story and what he did to reach his dreams. Alizad was the first Finn chosen to speak at the renowned Cannes Lions advertising festival in June 2017 as one of over 600 speakers.
Source: August 22, 2017 Speakers www.canneslions.com/festival/2017-speakers