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Theme: The Fire Within

This event occurred on
September 1, 2018
New Delhi, Delhi

TEDxHansrajCollege has an aim is ignite young minds, unveil the unsaid and spur motivation thoroughly. We strive to fuse Hansraj College’s integral values of holistic education, innovation and becoming a catalyst of change by spreading education, and by dismantling the cobwebs of ignorance and illiteracy, while involving the local communities and acknowledging leaders who have set benchmarks themselves thereby bringing upon differences to their own and several lives around.

Hansraj College
Hansraj College Mahatma Hansraj Marg, University of Delhi, Delhi, India 110007
New Delhi, Delhi, 110007
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Anindya Sengupta

Civil Servant
Formerly the director of Doordarshan News, Mr.Anindya Sengupta is a stalwart in the media industry. He is best known for lending his voice to unheard issues over his career. Currently he is heading the Publications Division of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, Government of India.

Anshuman Tiwari

With over 27 years of experience in the media industry, veteran journalist Anshuman Tiwari is senior editor at the India Today Group. Having worked with media houses such as Dainik Jagran and Amar Ujala, Mr.Tiwari belongs to that rare breed of journalists who can write on topics ranging from economic to politics to religion. Holder of a Masters degree in Geography, Hindi and Mass Communication, he has also been awarded with the prestigious Ramnath Goenka award and WAN-IFRA international award for investigative journalism.

Kamla Bhasin

Social Scientist and Activist
A social scientist by training, Kamla Bhasin has been actively engaged with issues related to gender, development, peace, identity politics, militarization, human rights, and democracy since 1970. She worked at United Nation's FAO for 27 years and is now Advisor at Sangat a feminist network. Her main work is at the South Asian level, and has included capacity building of South Asian and other young activists and networking amongst civil society organizations in South Asia. She has written numerous books on issues of gender, patriarchy, masculinity and others, as well as many songs and slogans for the women's movement, books for children, and posters and banners for various people’s movements.

Shibani Kashyap

Bollywood Artist.
With a career stretching over 15 years till date, Ms.Shibani Kashyap is the sensation behind the All India FM Radio (AIR FM) and Amul. She is best known for her song 'Sajna aa bhi ja'. She has been honoured with several awards and accolades, including an award by former Union Minister, Mr. Oscar Fernandes and former Education Minister, Dr. Kapil Sibbal. She mainly composes in the sufi-western blend, believing in the power of music to change the world for the better.

Shruti Rathore

Vegan fashion designer and animal rights activist
With a significantly reflective experience in international fashion, Shruti Rao Rathore aims to change the way people adapt to fashion. Not only does the Panchkula based designer-entrepreneur promote the vegan way of life but also stands up for the rights of animals, calling herself someone who comes from conscious fashion and cruelty-free eating. Shruti happens to be one of the first few supporters of vegan fashion in the country.

Sushil Kumar

Olympic Wrestler
The only Indian to have won two individual olympic medals, Mr.Sushil Kumar is an icon for budding athletes. His perseverance not only inspires sportspersons but also the youth in general. Recipient of the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Mr.Kumar won the gold medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in the 74kg freestyle wrestling division.

Tina Dabi

Civil Servant ( Indian Administrative Service)
Tina Dabi secured the first rank in the 2015 UPSC examinations.She is the youngest person to have cleared one of the toughest competitive exams in the country and was also awarded with the President of India's gold medal for the same. Having completed her training, she will be joining active service in the state of Rajasthan.

Vicky Roy

The one with a rags to riches story, Mr.Vicky Roy is an internationally acclaimed photographer known for his work under the banner "Street Dream". He was also featured in Forbes' 2016 list of Asia 30 under 30. Vicky ran away from his village in West Bengal at a very young age to New Delhi, where he found solace in the Salaam Baalak Trust. It was there that he developed an interest in photography. Post this he learned the art at Triveni Kala Sangam and apprenticed under famous artist Mr.Ajay Mann. in 2007, his first solo exhibition, "Street Dream" was sponsored by the British High Comission. In 2008, he was selected by the US based Maybach foundation to photo document the reconstruction of the World Trade Center. Mr.Vicky was also awarded with a fellowship at MIT in 2014, post his monograph titled "Home Street Home".

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New Delhi, India