Web Series Writer
From being an engineering student to writing the most loved and cherished masterpiece about the journey that every engineering student goes through, Abhishek Yadav has done it all. Being the writer of web-series like Kota Factory, ImMATURE & Hostel Daze that are a rage among youngsters today, he clearly knows the art of story-telling and screen-writing. Now catch him in front of the camera as he tells yet another story that promises to be as riveting as his previous ones!
Owner of Indian Academy of Russian Ballet
Apeksha Bhattacharyya, India's first to formally introduce Russian ballet education, is the owner of Indian Academy of Russian Ballet IARB. She is the director of the Great Indian ballet competition GIBC, India's exclusive ballet competition. She has been awarded the prestigious Indian education award 2019 & International Women Excellence Empowerment award 2020. Listed by India Today as Top 5 Successful women stories in Mumbai, she is also the Indian Ambassador in Italy for promoting Russian culture & art in India.
Daulat Bi Khan
Founder of Acid Survivors Saahas Foundation
Daulat Bi Khan is an acid attack survivor and victor who faced this heinous crime in 2010. She is the founder of Acid Survivors Saahas Foundation which is an ode to empowering acid attack victors. She recently opened a supermarket via her NGO which employs acid attack survivors and provides them a mode of income. She has won multiple awards and gained recognition for her selfless work. Her story will leave you inspired as she is truly an epitome of courage and believes that nothing is impossible
Cyber Security Expert/Blind Photographer
Pranav Lal is a Delhi based cyber security expert currently working for Ernst & Young Global Consulting services. He is also an author of a blog, Techesoteria where he talks about technology related to Sensory Substitution. He has been visually challenged since
birth. With a hunger to explore something visual: beyond the capacity of his senses. He chose to pursue photography to quench this burning desire within him. He uses an artificial eye, which employs the use of vision to sound mapping. This allows him to perceive the world in his own unique way. Apart from his passion for photography, he is
also Self-taught in the methods of programming and adores anything related to technology.
Pursuing PhD in Mathematics
Sagar is a PhD student at Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR). He is currently working in number theory and representation theory. He is one of the members of the TIFR Outreach Committee which organizes Chai and Why on alternate weekends. Besides Maths, Sagar is a wonderful origami artist, and his talk will help plumbers become millionares!
Taus and Dirubha Artist
Sandeep Singh , a renowned Taus and Dirubha artist hailing from the ancient city of Jalandhar in Punjab.Born in a family of traditional Raagis(Sikh devotional singers) ,he was introduced to playing Dilruba by his father at a tender age of 12.Currently an artist with All India Radio and Dhoordharsan, he has collaborated with the legendary Oscar winning composer A.R Rahman in 2018. A flag bearer of revival moment of these traditional instruments,he is definitely a treat to watch for all music lovers across the globe irrespective of their taste.
Honorary Senior Research Professor in Dept. of Physics at Jadavpur University
Mr. Shantanu Das, a BITS Pilani alumni, an ex-scientist at the prestigious Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) in the field of nuclear reactor control and safety, and an Honorary Senior Research Professor in Dept. of Physics in Jadavpur University. Recently named in the list of top 2% of the world research scientists (announced by Stanford University through PLOS Biology journal), he has authored several publications with about 3553 citations in the fields of metamaterials, fractional calculus, microwave machining and super-capacitors among many others. Several of circuits developed by him are used in control and safety critical systems of Indian nuclear plants of NPCIL(Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited) as well as in private and public sector industries. His curiosity-driven search landed him into the field of electronic circuital applications, in order to find out the science behind some of the "absurd" thoughts -rather called as counterintuitive phenomena
Founder of So Petified
Ever had that feeling that your pet wants to tell you something or wants you to understand their thoughts? An associate creative director by profession, our speaker, Sohaa Kulkarni, the founder of SoPetified, is a telepathic animal and nature communicator having over 5 years of experience in the field. She can “talk” to animals and plants in ways you cannot imagine. She has had many clients ranging from pet dogs to African parrots. Catch her for the first time ever where she shares her journey as well as the science behind her work