The Future of X: Tegla Loroupe on Peace in East Africa

The marathon champion discusses her work as an activist in Kenya, using sports to bring people together.

After winning several marathons and setting world records for multiple track events, Tegla Loroupe dedicated herself to promoting peace in Kenya. Her Peace Foundation aims to "become the leading international authority in the realm of conflict resolution and poverty reduction strategies." From the Aspen Ideas Festival, the athlete and activist discusses the challenges that her organization is tackling and how she uses sports to bring people together. This video is part of a new series on the Atlantic Video channel, The Future of X, looking at what's on the horizon for culture, technology, business, and politics. 

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Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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