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Theme: Stand. Speak. Show.

This event occurred on
March 4, 2017
10:00am - 5:00pm IST
(UTC +5.5hrs)
PUNE, Maharashtra

Every individual has an idea which inspires him or her, with which the person lives and dreams, our theme signifies to reveal it, to speak out and to show who you are or want to be! The theme seeks to target the mind of audience that there is a positive aspect in every negative concept, which cannot be discovered until the concept is put forth in front of the crowd. The theme defines the strength of every individual to bring the change through their ideas which definitely are worth spreading to make a better world.

Symbiosis International University
PUNE, Maharashtra, 412115
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Aneil Deepak

Executive Director & Head of Ideas, DDB Mudra
Aneil (a.k.a. Andee) is the youngest veteran in DDB MudraMax, DDB Mudra Group’s Engagement & Experience agency. In 2014, Andee was elevated to the Executive Board of the DDB Mudra Group and is also a part of the Creative Council of the Group. Andee has been with the DDB Mudra Group since 2001 (except one year in between).He didn’t rise up the corporate ladder, he took to parkour. A door to door salesman. A management teacher, successful business head, new business hunter. Among Brand Equity’s top 10 creative planners in India. Presently, the Head of Ideas, but by default, an idea nomad.

Dr. Nayana Patel

Doctor, IVF Speacialist
Dr. Patel had started IVF center “Akanksha infertility and IVF Clinic” in small town of Gujarat in 1991, to give a helping hand with modern techniques to many infertile couples. Since then till now more than 6000 IVF babies are born by her treatment. She has started surrogacy in 2003. The first surrogacy case of Dr. Patel was Asia’s first and world’s 5th case of surrogate grandmother. Her practice in field of IVF and surrogacy is well recognized globally. Dr. Nayna Patel has passed her MBBS and MD with five gold medals. She has attended the scientific programme and IVF workshops at National University, Singapore in 1996. She has been to various IVF centres of USA, South Korea, UK etc. for training in the field of IVF technology.

Jasmine Sandlas

Singer and Song Writer
Jasmine Sandlas is a songwriter, Punjabi singer and performer who mainly sings Bollywood and Punjabi songs. She was also featured on the MTV Coke Studio and Spoken Word platforms. Jasmine Sandlas is an Independent Artists. Sandlas, born and raised in Jalandar, always aspired to pursue a career in singing. Sandlas' first song was "Muskan" (2008) became a hit. In 2014, she began her Bollywood playback singing career with the song "Yaar Na Miley" for the film Kick. Upon its release, "Yaar Na Miley" went viral and topped the charts and Sandlas received wide critical acclaim for her singing style as well as earned several awards, including Screen Award for Best Female Playback. Sandlas subsequently earned more success by singing one of the Hindi cinema's top charted songs, "Ishq Da Sutta", "Raat Jashn Di".

Kautuk Srivastava

Stand Up Comedian
Kautuk Srivastava is a writer and comedian and has written and performed for MTV on shows such as My Cam and Drive along with MTV Reality Stars, MTV Rock the Vote and The List with Varun Thakur. He has also worked with Vir Das on Weirdass Comedy and has performed at major venues across Mumbai.

Neha Aggarwal

Olympian in Table Tennis and Website editor of the International Table Tennis Federation
Neha Aggarwal is the only Indian woman to represent India in table tennis at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Over the course of 13 years, the 4 time national champion has won over 40 international and 80 national medals. In 2016 she earned a Master of Science degree in Sports Management from Columbia University, New York, USA. While her stay in the US, Neha also worked at the United States Olympic Committee. Currently, she is the website editor of the International Table Tennis Federation, sports commentator and anchor. An advocate of women in sports, she is pursuing her aspirations to promote sports in India.

Sonia Kulkarni

Pinkathon Ambassador
She is a Pinkathon Ambassador and is very passionate about the cause. She started running with Pinkathon last year in Mumbai. She has rich experience in PR and Corporate Communications developed during the past 15 years that includes handling investor relations of publicly listed companies and many successful IPOs in India. She is currently Partner, Ketchum Sampark PR and Head, Index PR (subsidiary of Ketchum Sampark PR). Prior to joining Ketchum Sampark PR, she was Chief Operating Officer, Tatva PR and headed the business and operations of the company.

Yashodhara Lal

Author + Licensed Zumba Trainer
She's a working professional with over 14 years of experience across FMCG, Digital and Technology organisations. She is an alumnus of Sri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi (1997) and IIM, Bangalore (2002) - and also a winner of the prestigious Aditya Birla Scholarship awarded only to 10 students across IIMs each year. Yashodhara is a fitness freak, a student of Yoga and a licensed Zumba and STRONG by Zumba instructor who takes on select students in her weekend-only classes in Gurgaon.

Zubin Atre

Yoga Expert
Zubin is the founder of Atré Yoga, an innovative method that successfully integrates yoga into contemporary lifestyle, combining a scientific approach to human anatomy with ancient yogic and traditional meditation techniques. Zubin trains and coaches premier athletes, such as Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra. He designs specific yoga programmes for sportsmen in various disciplines, such as diving, climbing, shooting, trekking, and more. A yoga practitioner since a very young age, Zubin still puts into his practice the same freshness and enthusiasm of his early start, sharing now with his many students in India and abroad the experience he has gained in over 10,000 hours of teaching yoga. Zubin is also the author of "It Takes Two to Yoga", Rupa Publications, a pioneering work in India on partner yoga. He collaborates with various newspapers, such as Mail Today, Hindustan Times and The Times of India, as well as with TV chains like NDTV, DiscoveryChannel, TataSky, Wion, etc.

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PUNE, India