TEDxGLIMGurgaon announces Speaker Line-up for 2018 event
TEDxGLIMGurgaon will take place on 24thFeb, 2018 at Great Lakes Gurgaon campus from 10 am to 5 pm. The independently organized event, licensed by TED, will feature local voices and TED talks videos under the theme of MANIFOLD.
Launched in 2009, TEDx is a program of locally organized events that brings the community together to share a TED-like experience. Some of the best talks from TEDx events have gone on to be featured on TED.com and garnered millions of views from audiences across the globe.
TEDxGLIMGurgaon is a convergence of inquisitive minds coming together to explore ideas and to delve into the intricacies of the subject matter. It will be held under the theme MANIFOLD.
Expressing his views on organizing the inaugural edition of TEDx GLIMGurgaon, Dr. Jones Mathew, Professor and License Holder, TEDxGLIMGurgaon shared, “TEDx at Great Lakes is a student driven initiative with the aim of bringing together voices from different arenas of life to help inspire, educate and open up minds with ideas that are interesting and unique. As the theme MANIFOLD suggests, thought leaders from social entrepreneurship, theatre, social work and self-effectiveness will address the audience. It is a defining moment for Great Lakes, Gurgaon.”
Speakers at TEDxGLIMGurgaon include:
- Akash Khurana – a multifaceted and renowned personality, Dr. Aakash Khurana is the Founder and CEO of SYZYGY, a Leadership Development enterprise
- Aarushi Batra – Aarushi is an MSc graduate from the prestigious London School of Economics and an altruist who co-founded Robin Hood Army
- Nagakarthik M.P. – Co-founder of SauraMandala, an initiative to get sustainable solar power to remote communities across India, Mr. Nagakarthik is extremely passionate about renewables and their effect on remote communities
- Professor S. K. Palhan – A Professor by profession, S.K. Palhan is also an author of the book, “Self-effectiveness – the power of meditation” and has conducted more than 300 programmes on self- effectiveness & Team building
- Shubhashis Gangopadhyay- An economist and the Founder and Research Director of India Development Foundation, he is also the professor of Emerging Market Finance, University of Groningen, Netherlands
- Vivek Atray – Vivek Atray is an Inspirational Speaker, Independent Advisor, Author, Columnist, Visiting Professor and also a former IAS Officer