Mind Mingle Ed-Talks
Sat, Nov 19, 2016, 02:30 PM - Sat, Nov 19, 2016, 11:30 PM
Organiser : Mind Mingle
Ahmadabad - Gujarat
"Transmuting mirrors into windows"
(19th November, IIM Ahmedabad, Gujarat)
One in a Life time opportunity to meet and listen to 7 Extraordinary Indians in a single event. Mind Mingle Ed-Talks will expand your mind, Transform your thinking & revolutionize the sense of possibilities of transforming Education in India.
- Kailash Satyarthi: Winner of "Noble Peace Prize 2014", Only Indian to receive "Harvard's Humanitarian of the year" his work has freed over 83,000 children from 144 countries and ensuring their education.
- Ishita Katyal: India's youngest author and world's Youngest TED Speaker, she believes that there is so much out there in the environment for young people like herself to get inspired, imagine new things and start doing something creative at an early age.
- Kiran Bir Sethi: First Indian to become one of the top ten finalists for "Global Teachers' Prize" by Varkey Foundation, Kiran is the founder of The Riverside School, Ahmedabad. One of her initiatives "Design for Change" is spread over 35 countries. She was awarded the "Ashoka Fellowship" in 2008, "Call to Conscience' Award" by the Kind Center at Stanford, she's also the winner of Rockefeller Innovation Award in 2012 etc.
- Dr. Pankaj Jain: Founder of Gyan Shala which has 1550 learning centers giving quality education to over 45,000 children in nine cities, Dr. Jain is Graduated from IIT-R and earned a Ph.D from IIM-A, he hasworked as a scientist at ISRO. He was a visiting faculty in programs at University of Leeds and MIT-USA, and a consultant at IDS-Sussex. As a Senior Fulbright Fellow, he was associated with the World Bank and HIID.
- Dr. B.R. Sitaram: Dr. Sitaram Has been an honorary adviser to Dept. of Education, Govt. of Gujarat, a Member, HRD Committee for improving Science Education, Worked as a scientist at the Physical Research Laboratory, Worked as Director, Vikram A Sarabhai Community Science Centre, Designed syllabus, wrote text books and trained teachers in computer science for Govt of Gujarat. and has designed and implemented “The Third Way”, a technique for Science and Maths Education, the technique involves the process approach to education, Socratic questioning, group dynamics and extensive use of discovery
- Aditi Gupta: a girl from Garhwa, Jharkhand, is shattering the myths and educating women and girls about menstrual health and hygiene through a unique initiative, Menstrupedia. Gupta is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper and made it to the achiever's list of Forbes India 30 under 30 in 2014
Feedback from last Ed-Talks