Mangaluru: Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management to host TEDxSCEM on Jul 28

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Mangaluru, Jul 26: Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management here, is proud to host its first TEDx event, TEDxSCEM, on Sunday July 28 from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm at Sahyadri campus in the city.

TED is a global community focused on meaningful change through the power of ideas. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a programme called TEDx. These events are open source, local and community driven events that inspire innovation, thought leadership and visionary insight. Regarding the theme, 'How Unpredictable are you?', the TEDxSCEM organizing team mentioned, "People are like snowflakes. Each of us has our own distinctive stories to tell. Ups and downs are bound to be inevitable. This, is what makes life so unpredictable. Various situations could come either in the form of a boon or a bane. What we do with the consequences of these occurrences is what we plan on exploring through the various accounts our speakers will be giving to us."

TEDxSCEM 2019 has account of eight inspirational speakers from various domains and four extravagant cultural performances. The various domains include technical, medical, innovation, defense, agriculture, social, motivation and others.

Siddharth Rajhans

Is a Harvard educated first generation entrepreneur. Currently, a principal policy officer working on Sustainable Development Goals format of the United Nations

Swastik Padma

Participant at the International Level Science Fair, 2018 with an innovative project. Honored by naming a minor planet after him. Awarded National Child Award, India.

Dhanya Ravi

Born with brittle bone disease, suffered over 300 fractures since birth. Considered the ‘Glass Woman’; advocates for genetic and early diagnosis of rare diseases through public talks etc.

Kavitha Mishra

A Computer Science graduate, currently working in the agriculture sector. Promotes sustainable farming to help farmers earn enough even after retirement etc.

Swami Ekagamyanakada

A monk of the Ramakrishna order. Instrumental in the success of Swacch Mangaluru for Swacch Bharat Abhiyanand and many other projects headed by the organization.

Brigadier IN Rai

Took part in the historic 1971 Indo-Pak war. Involved in operations against Naga guerillas, operated in Sri Lanka as part of IPKF, commanded the Mountain Brigade in East Sikkim.

Dr Rohan Chandragatti

Senior consultant surgical oncologist at Mangalore Institute of Oncology. Specialized in minimally invasive and organ sparing therapies. Also, HOD of Surgical Oncology at Father Muller Hospital, Mangaluru.

Ankith Kumar

Behavioral scientist, psycho-social counsellor, life skills coach and personality development trainer. Also, a certified hypnotist, yoga therapist, panic healer.

Cultural performances include - Karishma Arora (the all India CBSE Humanities topper (2018-2019). Winner of Women’s Achievers Award, 2019 (Times), Late Shri Lakshman Singh Kothari Memorial Award, 2019. Also a trained Kathak dancer), Adarsh Pakkala (a Yakshagana dancer awarded Yaksha Prathibe, Yaksha Sindhu and YakshaKirita), Team Artbeats (runners up of Mangalore’s Got Talent Season One. Group of flutist, guitarist, cajonist and speed painter), Team Propaganda (A Bolly-Hop dance crew based in Mangaluru).


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