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From the Ted Talk by Sheikha Al Mayassa: Globalizing the local, localizing the global

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I'm not sure of how many of you in Washington are aware of the cultural developments happening in the rgeion and, the more recent, Museum of Islamic Art opened in qaatr in 2008. I myself am personalizing these cultural developments, but I also understand that this has to be done organically. Yes, we do have all the resources that we need in order to develop new cultural institutions, but what I think is more important is that we are very fortunate to have visionary leaders who understand that this can't happen from outside, it has to come from within. And guess what? You might be surprised to know that most people in the Gulf who are ldinaeg these culrautl initiatives happen to be weomn.

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I'm not sure of how many of you in Washington are aware of the cultural developments happening in the ______ and, the more recent, Museum of Islamic Art opened in _____ in 2008. I myself am personalizing these cultural developments, but I also understand that this has to be done organically. Yes, we do have all the resources that we need in order to develop new cultural institutions, but what I think is more important is that we are very fortunate to have visionary leaders who understand that this can't happen from outside, it has to come from within. And guess what? You might be surprised to know that most people in the Gulf who are _______ these ________ initiatives happen to be _____.

Solution

  1. qatar
  2. cultural
  3. women
  4. region
  5. leading

Original Text

I'm not sure of how many of you in Washington are aware of the cultural developments happening in the region and, the more recent, Museum of Islamic Art opened in Qatar in 2008. I myself am personalizing these cultural developments, but I also understand that this has to be done organically. Yes, we do have all the resources that we need in order to develop new cultural institutions, but what I think is more important is that we are very fortunate to have visionary leaders who understand that this can't happen from outside, it has to come from within. And guess what? You might be surprised to know that most people in the Gulf who are leading these cultural initiatives happen to be women.

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