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Leonora Oppenheim is a design storyteller. Which is a neat way of saying she uses word, image and form to portray local cultural, environmental and community stories to wider audiences.
In short, she's passionate about provoking discussion and debate through creativity.
From working on plans for a chocolate factory with cacao farmers in the Ecuadorian Amazon to reporting on biogas toilets from the mountains of northern Ethiopia, Leonora has many a tale to tell of her adventurous and inspiring encounters with creative minds around the world.
As director of Elio Studio, Leonora crafts her narratives in collaboration with architects, designers, curators and scientists. Together their creative projects promote engaging conversations around social and environmental issues in public spaces.
Leonora also regularly puts finger to key to tell epic tales of design derring and sustainability do for TreeHugger.com and other online and print publications.
Influential author and speaker Dr Brené Brown tackles the myth that vulnerability is a weakness. Instead, she argues, it is the clearest path to courage and meaningful connection, and has the power to transform the way we engage and educate.
The NHS turns 65 this year at a time of significant change and unprecedented financial challenge. A panel of influential thinkers from the health sector and beyond debate whether it is time for the NHS to be retired off or whether there is scope for reinvention.