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Theme: Highlights from TED2018: The Age of Amazement

This event occurred on
April 20, 2018
Kolkata, West Bengal

TEDxIMIKolkataLive will be presenting highlights from the TED2018 "The Age of Amazement". The full day event will also witness the presence of enthusiastic speakers sparking conversation on multidisciplinary topics catering to a blend of academic and corporate community.

Dr. RP Goenka Auditorium, International Management Institute Kolkata
2/4 C, Judges Court Road, Alipore, Kolkata- 700027
1st Floor
Kolkata, West Bengal, 700027
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Agnimitra Paul

Fashion Designer
Ms. Agnimitra Paul established her own fashion label, called INGA, after graduation and retailed in stores in major cities across India. In 2016, she did a finale of Indian Federation for Fashion Development's India Runway Week in which Babul Supriyo was a showstopper. She has designed Sridevi's personal wardrobe. Her first big break was her work with the film Koi Mere Dil Se Pooche where she designed some costumes for Esha Deol. She has designed outfits for Shonal Rawat for the Femina Miss India pageant. She designed for the Bollywood film Via Darjeeling for Kay Kay Menon, Sonali Kulkarni, Parvin Dabas and Vinay Pathak. She also designed for more than ten Tollywood films with actors like Mithun Chakraborty, Rituparna Sengupta, Jeet, Koel Mallick, Swastika Mukherjee and Mauli Ganguly. Recently she designed costume for the film Naxal.

Ishita Gupta

Ishita Gupta is spearheading the IT literacy revolution in the Balasore District of Odisha as the District Lead Coordinator for Odisha Knowledge Corporation Limited (promoted by the Department of Higher Education, Government of Odisha). Honorable Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Smt. Vasundhara Raje awarded her the first prize at the 5th edition of India Industrial Fair 2018 for her start-up. She is also the Director of a National Award winner company, Kamtech Associates Pvt Ltd. With over 8 years of experience, her journey as a motivational speaker began four years ago as she started conducted free IT Literacy and Digital Entrepreneurship sessions across the district at Gram Panchayat level. She conducts these sessions in order to motivate rural youth so that they utilize the power of technology and become change enablers within their own nest.

Rudra Chatterjee

Rudra Chatterjee is the Managing Director of Luxmi Group and the Chairman of Obeetee. Luxmi Group has gardens in Darjeeling, Dooars, Assam and Tripura in India and in Rwanda in Africa. He is a graduate from Columbia School of Business, Columbia University. Across the Luxmi Group, more than 40,000 people are employed across its businesses of tea, home furnishings and real estate.He is a Trustee of Luxmi Charitable Trust that deploys annual investment of Rs 9.5 crores. Mr. Chatterjee is the Senior Vice President of Indian Chamber of Commerce and sits on the Board of : • Haldia Petrochemicals Limited • Biswa Bangla Marketing Corporation Limited • Tea Board Export Promotion Committee • Banglar Dairy Limited Mr Chatterjee was a consultant in Booz Allen Hamilton’s New York office. He has rich corporate experience and received the Impact and Achievement Award from Booz Allen Hamilton in 2006.

Subhasini Mistry

Social Worker
Subhasini Mistry is an Indian Social worker. She was awarded India's fourth highest civilian award the Padma Shri in 2018. A young widow at just the age of 23 years with 4 children, she struggled in life working as a house maid, selling vegetables and as a manual labourer. She went on to build a charitable hospital called "Humanity Hospital" for the poor.

Organizing team


Kolkata, India
  • Ahaana Mahanti
  • Ankita Majumdar