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The new frontier lies not beyond the planets but within each one of us. The secret of change lies not in resistance but in reconstruction.
IET is organizing it's first-ever TEDx
(x= independently organized TED event). TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design, and witnesses esteemed speakers from different spheres of work share their perspective of the world. The talks, focused on diverse aspects, will surely inspire listeners to rethink, re-imagine, and reason, inspiring them in the turn to avenues still unventured.
A number of distinguished personalities from all over India, who have experience in various fields will take charge of the podium for 18 minutes each. Our list of speakers include the following -
Ms Kamna Chhibber, Head, Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences.
She is a Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, with particular interest in relationships, trauma, abuse and the impact of personality related variables on mental health. She works extensively with schools, corporates and NGO’s and has a strong focus on generating mental health awareness.
Mr Gaurav Tekriwal - He has been imparting High Speed Vedic Mental Mathematics skills over the past eighteen years across the globe.
Gaurav is the author of ‘Maths Sutras’ and ‘Speed Math’, his works popular among students and academicians worldwide.
Mr Manish Bhattacharya - A startup consultant, a money smart Joe, and a once security engineer, he has received the prestigious Google vulnerability Research Grant 8 times, one of his reports being presented at Ruhrsec, Germany. His mission - 'Making the internet more secure, one API at a time'.
Mr Prit Kamani - An actor, a dancer, a YouTuber, and a TV presenter, Prit has emerged as a well-known face on the televison, having already carved his own special niche amongst the Indian youth.
Dr Rajamani Vijayaraghavan - He is an Associate Professor, and former Reader at Dept. of Condensed Matter Physics at TIFR, Mumbai.
He had been a UC Berkeley Postdoctoral Scholar and holds a Ph.D. from Yale.
Mr Anuj Agarwal - Awarded as the Young Indian Entrepreneur of the year 2016 by the Association of Business Communication of India, and one among the elite 200 named as Champions of Change by the NITI Aayog for Honorable PM's initiative of Doubling Farmers' Income, Anuj is the MD of the leading dairy company, CP Milk and Food products Pvt. Ltd.
Mr Rakesh Tiwari - He has on multiple occasions, took the mic at Kommune India, Tape A Tale, and UnErase Poetry, where his widely loved videos like 'Accha Aadmi Tha', 'Missing' and 'Yaadon Ka Swaad', each have racked up more than half a million views. He is also the author of Fasak and Udhaar ka Lifaafa.
Ms Deepshikha Kumar Anand - the founder and CEO of SpeakIn, India’s first and largest consortium of business speakers which has served an array of Fortune 500 clients.
Mr Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri - the award-winning Bollywood film director, producer, author, and screenwriter. His most well received movies are, to name a few, 'The Tashkent Files', 'Buddha In A Traffic Jam' which won him Best Writer Award at the Madrid Film Festival, and 'Chocolate'.
Mr Madhav Chavan - The co-founder and CEO of the educational non-profit organization Pratham, Madhav has been a transcendental figure of Indian society. He has a PhD in chemistry from Ohio State and former faculty at the University of Houston.
Ms. Kamna Chhibber, Mr. Gaurav Tekriwal, Mr. Manish Bhattacharya, Mr. Prit Kamani, Dr. Rajamani Vijayaraghavan, Mr. Anuj Agarwal, Mr. Rakesh Tiwari, Ms. Deepshikha Kumar Anand, Mr. Vivek Agnihotri, Mr. Madhav Chavan.
How to reach Institute of Engineering and Technology Lucknow
Pt. Ram Prasad Bismil Auditorium , IET Lucknow, Sector F, Jankipuram, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226021.
You can reach the auditorium by travelling to the institute which is 2 kms away from Aliganj, Lucknow. The nearest destination is 'Engineering College Chauraha' named after our institute. And the college gate is beside the bridge in the direction of Sitapur Road.
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