Who is Shahrzad Enderle?
Shahrzad Enderle is a social entrepreneur, practitioner-researcher and co-founder of Bike Bridge e.V. -a community-based recreation organization primarily for women with (forced migration background, where bikes are used as means to foster spatial mobility and strengthen community cohesion. Shahrzad completed her PhD in sociology of sport in Freiburg.
Bridging social and cultural gaps through biking
The NGO “Bike Bridge” teaches women of different origins to bike in order to promote their spatial and social mobility. In her talk, she tells the story of the project and explains why such a simple thing as a bicycle can be so important for refugee women.
What is her favourite TED Talk?
It is “Overcoming hopelessness” by Nick Vujicic, presented at TEDxNovisad 2012