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We’re a global debating community that aims to connect ideas from diverse people all over the world, simultaneously on Zoom.

It all started with a community passionate about sharing ideas at the local level, in 2018 in Mexico City, and with the onset of the global pandemic we went virtual and global.

Nowadays, every two weeks we talk about a different subject and share ideas with people from dozens of multicultural countries, at the same time, comparing our ideas and enriching our perspectives in a safe, inclusive, and respectful space that lets us learn from each other and grow together.

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"I Do Not Agree With What You Say, But I Will Defend to the Death Your Right to Say It"

Human, originally from Poland but currently loving the vibes of Mexico City, Jan works by day in the fascinating world of translations and linguistic services, while at night he develops his great passion for debating and exchanging ideas. In his past lives, Jan has been a university professor, leadership consultant, and founder of a think tank focused on processes of economic change. When not working, Jan loves exploring the world with a backpack and shoestring budget. Lives (most of the year) in Mexico City with his two feline daughters.



Philosophy professor in a federal prison in Mexico City and founder of 3D Education, an educational program nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize 2021. Passionate about exchanging ideas, Juan Pablo studied Business Management, has an MA in International Politics and has a pilot’s license. He used to live in a Buddhist monastery where he strengthened his love for debating. JP has worked and studied in 7 countries.

Juan Pablo

Co founder

A carbon-based being in the process of oxidization. Ecologist, biologist, and future economist. Greatly passionate about the environment, travelling Mexico, camping, volunteering, getting to know new people, and continuous learning. Currently a researcher in a zoological conservation project. Firmly believes that these debates are a change agent, creating a better world.



Currently studying architecture at UNAM, and with an usual mix of ethnicities (Mexico/Cuba), she defines herself as passionate about culture, cities, and sports. She has dabbled in photography, literature, architecture, and various volunteer programs in order to explore context throughout a specific time and place. Using debates as an opportunity for ideological and critical education.



Testimonials from our community

"“This is a community that will change the world.”
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“I’ve learnt more at these debates than during 4 years of college.”
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