VivekanandSchool
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Theme: Be Unstoppable

This event occurred on
November 27, 2020
11:00am - 1:15pm IST
(UTC +5.5hrs)
Delhi, Delhi
India

Virtual Event

Online Event
Zoom.us
Delhi, Delhi, 110092
India
Event type:
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Apurav Gaurav Bikram Shah

Poet
Apurav is a young poet who has to his name more than 200 poems. Sensation on Social Media and love from literature lovers have made him travel across India performing and spellbinding audiences with his powerful recitations. He was made the Brand Ambassador for Swaccha Bharat Abhiyan, Nainital in 2017 and enjoys a rare privilege of sharing the stage with celebrated actor, Mr. Amitabh Bacchan thrice on NDTV Banega Swaccha India campaign. Having performed with stalwarts like Javed Akhtar, Kumar Vishwas and Jauhar Kanpuri, he is sought after in the world of Kavi Sammelans, Mushairas, Literature Festivals and Poet meets.

Devansh Chandra

Budding Singer, Autism Warrior
15-year-old Devansh Chandra is a passionate singer who was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder at the age of 2. He is a child prodigy and an upcoming star gifted with great inborn talent who hopes to build a career in music. Overcoming his disability, he has created ripples by his soulful musical splendour inspite of not having any formal training. Devansh had picked up rhythm when he was merely 2.5 years old, much before he learnt to speak. He has performed at various stages and won pan-India online singing competitions. Recognising his talent, he is being trained by distinguished Bollywood music composers Anand-Milind. The pathos in his voice is taking him to the heights of fame and success.

Dr (Prof.) Meenu Walia

Cancer Specialist, Professor, Researcher, Author
With an experience of 30 years in treating cancer patients, Dr Meenu Walia is the first DNB, Medical Oncologist of India. She has been decorated with various awards namely “Bharat Jyoti Award” and “Medical Excellence” by Indian Medical Association multiple times. She has been conferred the “Honorary IMA Professor” title by Indian Medical Association (IMA). A keen cancer researcher, she is the Principal Investigator of various International Clinical research trials. She has also authored a hugely popular book among cancer patients, “Tips for Happiness in The Shadow of Cancer”.

Kamal Kaur

International Mountaineer
Vanquisher of sky scraping summits as Mt. Everest, Mt Kilimanjaro and high altitude peaks of breathtaking arduity, around the globe, Kamal Kaur is an inspiring mountaineer in her odyssey of adventure and adrenaline. Battling the emotional upheavals of traumatic childhood, Kamal Kaur kick-started as an amateur, with "Three peaks Twenty Four Hour Challenge", to raise funds for charity. And the rest is history. Having contributed over £10,000 for social causes, she has armoured her benevolent soul with Olympian goals, treading the less trodden paths with grit and élan.

Kulpreet Yadav

Bestselling Author, Motivational Speaker, Ex-Armed Force Officer
An author of 14 books, Kulpreet Yadav is an ex-armed forces officer who has been published by leading Indian and international publishers like Penguin, Bloomsbury, and Rupa. He was awarded the "Best Fiction Writer" award for 2018 at the Gurgaon Literature Festival. In 2019, Kulpreet produced a few short films and is currently writing screenplays for films and webseries.

Poornima Savargaonkar

Urban Farmer, Entrepreneur, Ex-ISRO Scientist
An ardent nature lover, a committed advocate of traditional practices and sustainable living, Poornima Savargaonkar is an Ex ISRO scientist turned Urban Farmer turned entrepreneur. Recipient of “Innovative Farmer Award” by ICAR, her ‘lead by example’ approach in managing waste at home to grow food on roof top is covered by the National TV channel in twenty fold episodes. Living by her motto ‘Grow what you eat and Eat what you grow’ she has blazed a trail for people to set up rooftop farms using their own kitchen waste and Horticulture waste from the surroundings. Poornima strongly believes that this is the best way to give back to nature.. Back to Roots!

Ridhima & Tarushi Anand

Alumni, Vivekanand School
They are a duo to be admired, a team of victors and siblings that compliment each other. Former school toppers with numerous accolades and accomplishments to their credit, they have excelled in all fields graced. Leading the school to glory on umpteen occasions, they have been decorated with medals for athletics as well as for their creativity with the brush. Even while being years ahead of their peers, they never stopped their climb. Ridhima is pursuing a Masters in Business Administration from IIM, while Tarushi in pursuance of her creative brilliance is enrolled at The college of Art, DU. Throughout the years, they’ve been driven by a constant desire to be a better version of themselves and to unlock another level of potential. They stand stoic and tall as Taekwondo Black belt holders and empowered women of the modern age.

Shivani Sharma Singh

Mrs Asia Pacific Exquisite International 2017 Baltimore USA, Image connoisseur, Self Love Coach, Head Corporate Affairs Aptech Limited EBG
A perfect blend of beauty and brains, she is a Goodwill brand ambassador to many brands, an environmentalist and a Head Corporate Affairs with more than a decade of experience in the Education sector and Government of India special projects. She was awarded the Prestigious Patron of the Planet Award in Global Innovation Exchange in 2019, Dr Sarojini Naidu Nightingale of the Nation Award 2017 and Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Award 2020. At present, she is working on her initiative of spreading Self Love along with the Self Improvement. She believes that If She Can Do, Anyone Can Do!

Yashvariya Baliyan

Student, Vivekanand School
A Terrific Teenager of 14 with dreams in eyes and love for linguistics, Yashvariya is a class IX student who's been a show stealer in many an arenas. Gritty and experimental, Yashvariya proudly raves about her passion for acting and stand up Comedy. The ardent artist in her holds the jury spellbound for confident masterstrokes in abstract paintings, portraits and nature landscapes. Yashvariya's rare blend of idealism and sprightliness stimulates her to make a difference by breaking the mould, for others to emulate.

Organizing team

Megha
Ahuja

Delhi, India
Organizer