Thursday, 11 January 2018

Gopikrishan Bali: Teach India

  • Presently working with Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd., The Times of India Group as National Head of Teach India, Volunteer Training and Content Development
  • Speaker at TEDx Thapar University Events
  • Delivers happiness Sessions (How to Enhance Happiness Quotient) and Trainers programme for Eastern Air Force Command Shillong covering Senior level Air Force Officers and Air Force School Teachers from 5 states
  • An Electrical Engineer from YMCA Institute of Engineering certified Master Trainer from British Council Delhi
  • Saurabh Jain: Paytm Build for India

    • A chartered accountant who wrote India's first technical book on mobile application development way back in 2003
    • Founder of Fun2do Labs- an initiative to innovate education and make it fun for kids to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects
    • Currently the Head of 'Paytm - Build for India' initiative by Paytm
    • Mentor - Digital Business: Delhi Press (One of India's largest magazine publishing house)
    • Dev Group Leader (Delhi NCR) for Amazon Web Services and Twitter

    Wednesday, 10 January 2018

    Ankit Kawatra: Founder Feeding India

    • Feeding India works in more than 57 cities of India with 8,500+ volunteers and has served 8.5 million meals to people in need
    • Selected as 1 of 17 Young Leaders for Sustainable Development Goals by United Nations from over 18,000 nominations from over 186 countries
    • Received Queens Young Leader Award 2017 from Her Majesty The Queen at the Buckingham Palace, London
    • Selected on the list of Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 

    Onkar K Khullar: Digital Gandhi

    • Onkar Kishan Khullar is India's First Cause Artist: Using his creative skills for the good of the world. He is popularly known as Digital Gandhi
    • Karmaveer Chakra from ICONGO for the youngest cause consultant in the world
    • Three times college dropout and runs 3 Companies: I Impact India, Presentation Ink, JAR Jewellery
    • Listed among the Top 50 social entrepreneurs in the world
    • Provides creative solutions to Non-Profits & CSR wings
    • A frequent TEDx Speaker
    • Author of 4 Self Help & Motivational books

    Tuesday, 9 January 2018

    Ira Singhal: IAS Officer

    • Ira Singhal is 2015 batch, AGMUT cadre Indian Administrative Service Officer
    • She was the highest scoring individual in the UPSC's Civil Services Examination for the year 2014
    • She is a victim of Scoliosis, a deviation of the spine causing it difficult to mover her arm. Disability couldn't stop her from pursuing her dream career.
    • She cleared the examination in 2010 but was denied a position due to her physical disability. She fought her case in the Central Administrative Tribunal. She won and was admitted in 2014

    Vicky Roy: Forbes Asia 30 under 30

    • Originally from West Bengal, Vicky Roy ran away from his home and started working as a rag picker at the New Delhi Railway Station
    • In 2008 he was selected by the US-based Maybach Foundation to photo document the reconstruction of the World Trade Center in New York.
    • His first monograph ‘Home Street Home’ published by the Nazar Foundation released at the second edition of the Delhi Photo Festival (Sept-Oct, 2013)
    • He was awarded the MIT Media Fellowship in 2014
    • He was a part of the Forbes Asia 30 under 30 list in 2016

    Sumeet Anand: Dhrupad Vocalist

    • Renowned Dhrupad Vocalist, born in a music family named Darbhanga Dhrupad Tradition, in Bihar and a promising performer of Dhrupad in Cultural and Music festivals across the country.
    • Works to preserve, promote and popularize Dhrupad, ancient most Indian Classical music genre still in practice through works of Pandit Siyaram Tiwari Memorial Sangeet Trust, as a Secretary.
    • Co-founder and lead Vocalist of then famous Hindi Rock-Fusion Band, AntarDhvani.
    • Recognized by All India Radio, Sangeet Natak Akademi, Ministry of Culture (GOI) to name a few.
    • Formal Education in Management specialises in Brand Semiotics as a Senior Consultant with Leapfrog Strategy Consulting.

    Monday, 20 November 2017

    Abhijit Chakraborty: Founder of TAW

    ·        Founder at The Anonymous Writer.
    ·        Former Writer at The Logical Indian.
    ·        Former Senior Merchandiser at Li & Fung.
    ·        From the anonymity of Facebook to the top rungs of TEDx celebrity.
    ·        Takes sessions in colleges across the Nation.