What does it take to be someone, to claim your right to your own unique personal identity, to enjoy equal opportunities and to thrive in a globalized world?

In this riveting TEDx Talk, World Identity Network co-founder and CEO Dr. Mariana Dahan offers a glimpse of the immense problems linked to lack of personal identity, from the “invisible” children phenomena, to human trafficking and modern slavery.

With a fascinating story of her own childhood, Dr. Dahan highlights both the importance of the issue and the thrilling potential for real, impactful change in the coming years.

This TEDx Talk outlines implementable ideas about changing the future of identity systems – with powerful cryptography, the blockchain technology and other innovative approaches – and how it will impact us all as humans.