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Published on Oct 21, 2014
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. We must accept that luck is a major factor in the course of our lives. And that other people may not have had the same luck. This is at the core of empathy, and in order to give back, we must stop and recognize our own bias in perspective.
Rachael Chong is Founder & CEO of Catchafire, the nation’s leading online pro bono network that connects talent and purpose. Prior to Catchafire, Rachael helped start up BRAC USA by strategically utilizing pro bono talent. Rachael founded Catchafire with a vision to create a more efficient and effective social good sector, and a world where it is commonplace to serve for the greater good.
About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)