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The Banyan Tree School’s Inaugural TEDx Conference - 2014


April 17, 2014 - New Delhi, Delhi, India

The Banyan Tree School, hosted a TEDx event on Friday, April 11, 2014 at their Gurgaon Campus. The event was sponsored by IILM Under Graduate College, Gurgaon.

At the TEDxBanyanTreeSchoolED event, TEDTalk videos and live speakers came together to spark deep discussion, inspire and connect with a group of school and college students, academicians, corporate employees and entrepreneurs. The TEDx event attracted a hundred enthusiastic attendees from different walks of life. 

The TEDxBanyanTreeSchoolED, saw a host of very well-known speakers from a myriad of industries and profit as well as non profit endeavors, speaking at the conference on the topic” A Good Start In Life”, which was also the theme of this TEDx.

The speakers included Mr. Anurag Batra, the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of exchange4media group, Sister Ranjana, the coordinator of the Youth Wing of the Brahma Kumari's at the Om Shanti Retreat Centre, Mr. Pankaj Dinodia, Chief Executive Officer of Dinodia Capital Advisors, a boutique Investment Bank based in New Delhi, Mr. Preetkamal Singh Sodhi, a Banker and very talented Trainer, who has worked for companies like Bharti Airtel, Max New York Life Insurance, Citibank and HSBC, Mr. Kuldeep Singh Rajput, a passionate researcher and philanthropist, who has been instrumental in developing solutions for the disabled and working on various Assistive Technology and Healthcare projects, Mr. Rajeev Narang, a veteran in the Marketing & Communication Design Space, now an entrepreneur and Mr. Manu Gupta the co-founder and director of SEEDS, a non-profit organization working in disaster reduction and recovery in Asia.


TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than a 100 languages.

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx, a program created under the aegis of TED has facilitated local, self- organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience and help spread ideas in communities around the world.

The riveting talks delivered and the discussion generated by the ideas put across by the esteemed speakers, interspersed with TED Videos and live performances made for a very engaging experience for all attendees, who were completely enthralled.

Residents of Gurgaon look forward to events like this that soothe and stimulate both the mind and the senses, since such opportunities come few and far between for the residents of the Millennium City.



Photo Captions:

Mr. Annurag Batra, the Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of exchange4media group

Mr. Pankaj Dinodia, Chief Executive Officer of Dinodia Capital Advisors, a boutique Investment Bank based in New Delhi

Sister Ranjana, the coordinator of the Youth Wing of the Brahma Kumari's at the Om Shanti Retreat Centre
 

Source: Business Wire India

BusinessWireIndia

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