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Theme: Radical Thoughts

This event occurred on
November 23, 2019
Jodhpur, Rajasthan

1 Re-imagining school - Reinventing Education
2 How to put people before yourself (servant leadership)
3 How to be a “Team Human” in the digital world
4. Social Media, Mobile Technologies and their Transformational Power
5. AI Ethics - Artificial Intelligence, Robots and Society

Bodhi International School
Shikargargh Enclave
Jodhpur, Rajasthan, 342001
Event type:
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Dr Virendra Rajpurohit

Consultant Surgical Oncologist
Dr. Virendra Rajpurohit is a renowned Cancer Surgeon who has worked at the esteemed Asian Institute of Oncology (AIO) along with the stalwarts of Surgical Oncology. Recipient of the prestigious Varoon Mahajan Fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, he was the Executive committee member of the Indian Society of Diseases of Esophagus and Indian Association of Surgical Oncology (2016-2018). After working for over 8 years in Mumbai’s leading hospitals, he decided to serve his hometown where he established Jodhpur Cancer Clinic in Oct 2012, one of its kind cancer consultation center in Jodhpur.

Mr Dilip Thakore

Editor and Publisher of Education World and Parents World
A barrister-at-law of the Hon’ble Society of Lincoln’s Inn, turned writer and publisher, Mr Thakore was the founder editor of BUSINESS INDIA and BUSINESS WORLD. He was also the editor of DEBONAIR. He authored India’s first corporate novel 'SUCCESSION DERBY'. He has been the editor and publisher of EDUCATION WORLD and PARENTS WORLD, the human development magazine since 1999. Education World is India’s, perhaps Asia’s, first education news and analysis magazine with a national readership comprising academics, parents and high school students.

Mr Jaisal Singh Bhati

Jaisal Singh Bhati, a student of grade 10, is a wildlife enthusiast who hails from a family dedicated to wildlife conservation. Inspired by his great grandfather, Padmashree Kailash Sankhala- the first director of Project Tiger, Jaisal wants to spread awareness to conserve nature and exhort people to understand their responsibilities towards Mother Earth and respect nature. Recently, he was featured in the Discovery documentary film- Tiger Land which focused on how the four generations have contributed to the conservation drive initiated by his great grandfather.

Mr Manish Singhvi

Book Publisher and Educationist
.A BE graduate from Mysore University, Mr Manish Singhvi is a publisher of books on Social Science at Rajasthani Granthagar, Jodhpur. He has been publishing books for many countries in more than 5 languages and in, both, print and digital formats. He was selected by Govt of India to deliver a speech in Hindi Sammelan which was held in Mauritius in 2017.

Mrs Aishwarya Srinivasan

Teacher & Artist
Aishwarya is a 32 year old from Hyderabad. A teacher by profession and an artist by passion, she did her graduation from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Microbiology and Genetics. She is the proud wife of an armed forces officer and mother of a 7-year-old beautiful girl. Travelling and setting up new homes in every corner of India is a part of her life. She likes to paint in her free time and is an animal lover too. She has been a primary teacher and is currently teaching IB PYP at Bodhi International School, Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

Mrs Jyoti Kathju

Copy Editor, Facilitator, Author, Students & Faculty Development Expert
Mrs Jyoti Kathju has over 40 years of experience as educator, facilitator, author and explorer of opportunities related to students and faculty development. She has also served as PGT English, History and Additional Head Examiner and Examiner for CBSE class 12th. Confident, articulate, expressive and communicative by nature, she passionately conducted workshops on 'Communication' and Indian History, its Art, Architecture and Culture at NIFT Jodhpur.

Mrs Khushboo Vyas Bali

Senior Teacher (Law) & Career Counselor
Mrs Bali is driven with the motto Om Asato Maa Sad-Gamaya |Tamaso Maa Jyotir-Gamaya | Mrtyor-Maa Amrtam Gamaya. She is enrolled with the Bar Council of Rajasthan. She has rich litigation experience and exposure to private practice as well. She has keen interest in teaching and has taught Law both in coaching institutes and schools. She is working as the main faculty for Law at Bodhi International School; alongside, she is associated with Bodhi Career Education Hub in the capacity of a Career Counselor. She was one of the core members in organizing two Global Career Fairs at Bodhi International School.

Mrs Niharika Ranawat

ICT Teacher
A proud Sophian, Ms Niharika Ranawat is working as PYP teacher with ICT specialization. She has done her Bachelor and Master in Computer from Sophia, Ajmer. Her skill lies in striking a comfortable balance between her personal and professional life. She likes to listen to music during her leisure.

Ms Aishwarya Bhati

Senior Advocate - Supreme Court of India
Advocate Aishwarya Bhati, who originally hails from Jodhpur, is a Supreme Court Lawyer and has been appointed as a senior advocate. She is the first woman advocate from Rajasthan who has been given the coveted stature at the apex court.

Ms Angeline Denaz Chauhan

Associate Editor -Jodhpur Polo magazine
Mrs. Angeline Chauhan is a quintessential 70s hippie mom and education-enthusiast. A published author for a series for elementary school on environmental studies, she is currently writing a series on English Grammar for the same segment. Her work involves overseeing Curriculum Planning, Training of Resources and Developing Models for Pre Primary Education as General Manager-Academics in Central Academy Schools across Jodhpur, Pali and Jaipur. She’s a Common Wealth Trust Capstone scholar focusing on Curriculum for Foundations of Teaching and Learning. Pioneering the DROP EVERYTHING AND READ program for the Institute, Mrs. Chauhan is also Associate Editor with the Jodhpur Polo magazine.

Ms Pragya Deora

Pragya, as the name suggests, is an intelligent and a wise girl. She is pursuing her Cambridge AS level at Bodhi International School. She is always ready to help and is ever eager to learn and grow. Her hobbies are gardening and reading books. Her fields of interest are exploring nature and business. She believes that she is here to create a lasting impact.

Ms Prakash Rathore

Parents Relation Officer - Bodhi International School
A Post Graduate in English Literature and qualified Lawyer, Mrs Rathore is the Parents Relations Officer of Bodhi International School from 2015. She is a passionate dancer, a versatile orator and an enthusiastic story teller.

Ms Purvi Tatiya

Purvi Tatiya, the Deputy Head Girl of Bodhi International School, is a vivacious, dynamic and an enthusiastic pupil. She won the young leaders program by the University of Melbourne and received scholarship to attend the summer program. A budding ventriloquist, Purvi's spark lies in her creative innovativeness.

Ms Rishika Jain

Rishika is a flamboyant girl who possesses an unequaled flair for the language. A student of Cambridge AS level, she is a spriteful athlete, a soulful artist and a passionate writer.

Ms Sambhavi Shekhar

Ms Shambhavi Shekhar, a pupil of grade 11, is versatile, consistent and constant learner with major interests in fields of Physics, Music and Sports. She holds a bold yet servile attitude towards making the world a better place with utmost sincerity. Trying to dedicate more and most of herself to the society, she wholeheartedly hopes that her contribution supports her cause.

Prof. Devadas Rajaram

Multimedia, Social Media & Mobile Journalism Expert - Asian College of Journalism, Chennai
Prof. Devadas Rajaram has over 20 years of experience as a journalist in both print and digital formats in the Middle East and the UK. He is one of the pioneers in mobile journalism and interactive multimedia storytelling. Prof. Rajaram, who has a Master’s degree in International Multimedia Journalism from Newcastle University, UK, started experimenting in mobile storytelling way back in 1997. He has been teaching mobile journalism, social media and interactive multimedia storytelling since 2012 at Asian College of Journalism, Chennai, and has been a visiting professor at Stuttgart Media University in Germany. He has also taught multimedia journalism and mobile journalism at American University in Bulgaria in 2018. He was named one of the 20 journalism innovators worldwide – the only Asian on the list, by the prestigious US-based organization, MediaShift, the premier destination for insight and analysis at the intersection of media and technology.

Organizing team

Venunadhan Pillai
Bhaskaran pillai

Jodhpur, India

Sreela Suji

Jodhpur, India