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Theme: Ecology and Us

This event occurred on
October 29, 2017
Bangalore, Karnataka

TEDxYouth@BrookefieldSalon is a series of three stimulating events based on three well curated themes. The objective is to educate, learn, think and empower. It is a coming together of ideas, philosophies, opinions, experiences and energy.

In our first event, we ill address everything green - trees, environmental issues and biodiversity. Amongst plants itself, the event will also include some hands on work related to the ideas talked about. Themes which will be discussed include topics such as lake rejuvenation, the broader perspective of urban waste management and consumerism and its effect on the ecology around us.

For all the young revolutionaries who have got the capability or the ideas to change the world, this is an event for you.

Water Tank Park BBMP
Park Road
B Block, AECS Layout, Marathahalli
Bangalore, Karnataka, 560037
Event type:
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Anu Govind

Solid Waste Management Expert
Anu Govind is an eco warrier who is passionate about solid waste management. 8 years ago, she started her journey by composting at home and today talks about waste management issue on different platforms, conducts awareness sessions for varied audiences, mentors volunteers and students in this space and works with the government to implement SWM policies in the city.

Pooja Tanawade

Youth Venturer
Lively, funny, smart and a girl whose smile goes ear to ear, Pooja is the most enthusiastic person on the Why Waste? Team. She can change the mood of the meetings at any time of the day. She is the cofounder of Why Waste?. She is currently working on making decomposition plants in our city more efficient and proper use of the organic waste generated by restaurants. After covering Bangalore, Pooja dreams to expand this around the world. She dreams of a waste free planet! She also likes to dance, cook and spend time on environmental photography.

Sharada Ramadass

Urban Conservationist
Sharada Ramadass is an avid nature lover with a penchant to understand its intricate workings. Since childhood, all things in nature – animals, birds and plants, have captivated her. She finds new learning and meaning every time she engages with nature in any way and loves to share it with children and adults alike. A software engineer by prior qualification and profession, she later moved onto to working on conservation and was trained to be an ecologist. Through all this meandering in life, her one constant is her passion for nature and trying to find our place within it.

Organizing team


Bangalore, India


Bangalore, India