Alicia Raimundo

Superhero, Stigma Fighter, and Public Speaker in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Alicia Raimundo

Superhero, Stigma Fighter, and Public Speaker in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Alicia Raimundo has been described as a “mental health superhero”, battling serious bouts of anxiety, depression and a suicide attempt since the age of 13.

She has, given two TEDxTalks, was named one of 2012 “faces of mental illness”, spoke at the Clinton Global Initiative, headlined UN’s international youth day 2014 at the UN headquarters in New York, and represented Canada in Thailand and Ottawa at One Young World conferences.

When she is not speaking, she writes, (find her at Huffington post and her book: red carnation), researches, advises and creates awesome and innovative programming with awesome young people ( BeChange, Bean Bag Chat as some examples). Her photoshoot was Cher in April version of Vanity Fair UK.

Watch her Tedx Talk here : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=blSkkwcy4uo

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