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Theme: Reflect

This event occurred on
January 5, 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm IST
(UTC +5.5hrs)
Bangalore, Karnataka

Take a moment and reflect on the life around us. Indeed one must take the time to reflect, reflect on life as this essentially leads one onto the journey of progress. Life throws myriad challenges and obstacles to every individual. Surmounting them essentially is the journey towards self-fulfillment, accomplishment and happiness. Take a moment then, here and reflect on Life, its nuances, its arts, its illusions, its struggles and its inspirations. TEDx ABBS reflects to contemplate.

Acharya Bangalore B School
Acharya Bangalore B School, Andrahalli Main Road
Off Magadi Road
Bangalore, Karnataka, 560091
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Aakarsh S Bhat

Illusionist, Mentalist, Hypnotist, Mystical Entertainer
Illusionist, Mentalist, Hypnotist, Mystical Entertainer, Actor and was once a Software Engineer. He mixes art, science and physiology to create spectaculars.

Dr.Shanthi T

Conservation Activist, Environmentalist, Waste Warrior
She is a dentist, who gave up her career to focus on her passion - solid waste management. She was deeply moved by the plight of people living around landfills that carried mixed waste, contaminating soil, air and water. She found HSR Citizen Forum, and works along with a team of likeminded residents of HSR. She has managed to have good working relationship with the elected representatives and BBMP.

Hema Kannan

Kolam Artist, Author, Home Maker
Five years ago, she began a journey involving an evergreen South Indian art form: Kolams. In the process of saving this cultural landmark from obscurity, Hema Kannan began sharing her love for this artform by organizing kolam workshops, and welcoming anyone and everyone who was willing to let her take them on this journey towards self-expression. This passionate Kolam teacher, now an author of a coffee table book, is all about living life with finesse and spreading positivity. Join this homemaker by profession and Kolam artist by passion as she tells you why there is more to life than just banality and how the light within can be channelized to not only nurture the artist in oneself, but also help others reach out to their inner light.

Niyati Shirguppi

Student, Founder - TeenIn ( Under Lean In)
She is the founder of TEENIn Network (under LeanIn). She has worked across different schools with hundreds of teenagers to create awareness on teen issues and identify their potential and motivate them to work towards achieving their goals.

Pushpa NM (Preeya)

She is the eyes for many by giving vision for their life, helps them dream that they too can get graduated. This Scriber has written more than 900 exams for specially abled people. She writes exams for many blind people and help them graduate or go forward in their education streams.

Rohan S Nair

Founder of Sprinklebytes, Student,
This 9th standard student has built a free to use talent guidance portal ‘Schuniversity’ with the belief that every talented individual deserves to be encouraged and nurtured by world class experts from 7 countries in 12 different fields.

Sham Rock

He is the founder of Drums Event India who experiments and evolves sound to form rhythm. These rhythms lead to creative expression, relaxation, builds confidence which anyone may experience themselves.

Syed Ghani Khan

Paddy and Mango Conservationist, Farmer, Rice curator,
His ‘Bada Bhag’- rice museum houses 900+ indigenous varieties of paddy and 120 mango varieties. This rice curator collects, conserves and cultivates these at his bio-diverse ecosystem farm. Maintaining this living museum and perpetuating the lost knowledge to the future generations is his only passion.

Vishwas K S

Swimmer, Dancer, Kung Fu Artist
Made India Proud by Winning 3 Medals at 2016 Speedo Can Am Para-swimming Championships held in Canada. He is swimmer, dancer and trained in Kung Fu. He has big dreams for his country and many like him who need an opportunity to prove themselves. He received ' The National Role Model' award from Vice President of India on Dec 3, 2018.

Organizing team


Bangalore, India


Bangalore, India
  • C Rakesh
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  • Chikondi Daniel Dziko
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  • Dhruveena Jain
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  • Krishna Ingalahalli
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  • Manoj Krishna
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  • Murali Prasath
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  • Pooja N.V
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  • Priyanka Naik
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  • Ravi Aditya
  • Sai Nutakki
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  • Sandesh S
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