TEDxWalledCity is a focused, intimate and relatable setting where people who are deeply interested in ideas that can define our future, change the way we think and have an impact on the world get together to share their brain-trust.
TEDxWalledCity 2015 is an independently organised TED event in partnership with major development institutions.
At TEDxWalledCity, speakers with world changing ideas come together with an inspired audience to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.
It brings together creative and forward thinking young people from Delhi that are as fascinating and accomplished as the speakers themselves.
In this event, our thought Leaders, Idea Mavens, Contrarians, Youth Icons, and the youth themselves will explore the theme ”From ideas to action”.
Full details are HERE.
What to Expect:
A speaker line up that will surprise you and take you on a journey of fresh ideas + Performances by upcoming artists showcasing new art forms + Networking activities + Lunch + Tea + Snacks in two networking breaks.
The Incomparable Speakers:
Ashif Shaikh: Ashif is an Indian Social activist, Convenor of Rashtriya Garima Abhiyan, Fighter for eradication of the inhuman practice of manual scavenging and empowerment of Dalit specially Dalit-Muslim and women through various campaigns.
Sushant Kalra: Sushant is the founder of Parwarish Institute of Parenting, institute for educating parents on child development. His work is focused on a unique early child development framework, which surprisingly is applicable to adults as well. He has been conducting the workshops on Body Science with parents and adolescents for last 2 years.
Dhruv Visvanath: Dhruv is a fingerstyle guitar player who has released several solo albums and been the subject of several popular YouTube videos. Dhruv played his first guitar at age 13 and began to draw influence from McKee and such great guitarists as he continued studying the instrument on his own. Dhruv excels in the unique percussive genre of this instrument.
Rakesh Sharma: Wing Commander Rakesh Sharma is a national hero who flew as part of the Soyus T- 11 program and was the first Indian to go into outer space. Rakesh is now working on the exploration model of space which is potentially transporting all our wars of planet earth to outer space.
BomBaebs: A provocative rap on the hypocrisy of gender identities and equity.
Sangita Vyas: Sangita is the Managing director at R.I.C.E Institute and holds an MPA in Economics and Public Policy with a Concentration in Urban Policy from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School. Sangita is broadly interested in the politics and economics of inequality and making services work in India.
Amit Kapoor: Dr. Amit Kapoor is Honorary Chairman at Institute for Competitiveness, studying firms, clusters and economies and is also a Professor of Strategy at Management Development Institute, India. His research interest lies in the fields of Enhancing Competitiveness, Competitive Advantage and Leveraging Technology for Success.
Vaibhav Singh: Vaibhav is a part of Providence Equity Advisors India, world’s leading private equity firm focused on technology, media, telecom and education investments. Prior to joining Providence, Vaibhav worked for the India coverage mergers & acquisitions group at Lazard.
Get your tickets via BookMyShow HERE.
We are looking for enthusiastic, hard working, energetic people who are interested in representing TEDxWalledCity at their colleges. If you are one those apply here.
There is no single characteristic that makes up an ideal TEDxWalledCity Campus Lead.
We are looking for enthusiasm, drive, confidence and, ofcourse, plenty of creativity. We are looking for leaders – the students who are connected and make things happen on their campus; leaders who can inspire their peers, collaborate and produce results.
This is more than just a college job. It’s your chance to be a part of the BIGGEST TEDx Event being organized in Delhi. It’s a chance to develop and grow as an individual while adding an incredible line to your resume.
The TEDxWalledCity Campus Lead Program is a brilliant opportunity for you to be a liaison between TEDxWalledCity and your college/institute.
Submit your application and tell us why you’d make the best TEDxWalledCity Campus Lead.
Responsibilities of TEDxWalledCity Campus Leads:
1. Champion the TEDxWalledCity brand on your campus.
2. Serve as a strategic link between your college and TEDxWalledCity.
3. Market TEDxWalledCity brilliantly through social media and via other resources on your campus. (Posters/Banners/Pictures).
4. Share the latest happenings at TEDxWalledCity on campus and amongst your network.
5. Volunteer at TEDxWalledCity Organizing Committee in organizing TEDxWalledCitySalon event on your campus.
Benefits to TEDxWalledCity Campus Leads:
1. A unique life changing opportunity during your student life.
2. A perfect opportunity to enhance professional development, leadership and communication skills.
3. Build relationships with Campus Leads from other colleges and disciplines.
4. A Certificate of Appreciation
5. Add TEDxWalledCity Campus Lead Program experience to your resume.
6. Recognition of Campus Leads on the TEDxWalledCity Facebook Page.
Who is Eligible?
This opportunity is open to college students from Delhi only. Students from any stream of course across Delhi/NCR are most welcome to take part in this Campus Lead Program:
1. Currently enrolled in an Degree College/University in Delhi.
2. Pursuing graduation.