x = independently organized TED event

This event occurred on
August 14, 2020
Mumbai, Maharashtra

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized (subject to certain rules and regulations).

Jamnabai Narsee School
Narsee Monjee Bhavan, N.S. Road No. 7
JVPD Scheme, Vile Parle (West)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400049
Event type:
Youth (What is this?)
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Speakers may not be confirmed. Check event website for more information.

Ajay Verma

Managing Partner at Enormous Brands
Ajay Verma. An advertising professional, a serial entrepreneur and a vintage motorcycle collector. He did his MBA over 25 years back and spend most of his time in the business of advertising. He has held leadership roles in agencies like DraftFCB, Rediffusion Y&R, Contract & Percept H and led many successful brands. As an entrepreneur, he had a few successful exits and some project failures. Currently he is a Managing Partner with Enormous Brands – A leading independent adverting agency in India. He shares the same sentiments of Steve Forbes, “Your brand is the single most important investment you can make in your business.”

Avani Dalal

Co-Founder of Spark-A-Change Foundation
An electronic engineer by profession, and after having dabbled in teaching, graphic designing, animation, a bit of political activism, Ms. Avani Dalal found her calling in education for the children belonging to the low-income group; a cause to which she has been wedded for the past 8 years. She is the co-founder trustee of Spark-A-Change Foundation- a 5 year old Mumbai-based NGO which aims to make changes at the grass-root level by bridging learning gaps among school going children from low-income communities with the help of over 60 committed volunteers.

Brian Tellis

Founder and Group CEO - Fountainhead MKTG
Mr. Brian Tellis is an unparalled pioneer in the events and entertainment industry with over 3 decades of experience. He has co-founded and served as the President of Fountainhead Promotions and Events Pvt Ltd. Brian is also an accomplished emcee, musician and has several other accomplishments under his belt. He has been a game changer and has recorded over 3500 episodes as a radio jockey and a voiceover artist. He is truly a man of the 21st Century and we are extremely honoured to have such an esteemed speaker address the gathering at TEDxYouth@JNS 2020.

Captain. Rishabh Kapur

Airline Pilot
Captain Rishabh Kapur is one of the many unsung heroes that have helped unite thousands of families in india by being part of the Vande Bharat Mission during the Corona Virus Pandemic. He also executed operation RAHAT, which was the most complex evacuation ever in Indian Aviation during the Yemen Crisis. When it comes to serving the nation, even the sky is not the limit for him.

Dawn Cordo

Professional Musician and Music Educator
Dawn Cordo is a professional musician who worked on several projects in the music industry in Mumbai before studying at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. After completing her studies she returned to Mumbai to work on her music education program called The Gleehive Music Program, to help hone the skills of the next generation. Dawn also continues her professional work, as music director, arranger and composer for varying projects, from theatre and the performing arts to studio work.

Kartik Desai

Executive Director of Asha Impact
Kartik, born in Delhi and raised in Geneva and New York, leads Asha Impact, an impact investing and policy advocacy platform for major Indian business leaders, UHNIs and philanthropists to invest in scalable, for-profit social enterprises. A Wharton and Columbia University graduate who has worked with the UNDP and Merrill Lynch, he is considering one of the pioneers of the impact financing ecosystem in India, having worked at the three major impact funds, judging a reality TV show on impact investing, launching a social enterprise to help underprivileged youth, representing 40+ major investors as board member of the industry association, writing several op-eds and advising the government on development finance policy issues.

Shivani Khetan

Founder of Expresso Talks
Ms. Shivani Khetan, a certified life coach from Symbiosis Boston is an exemplary business professional with over 8 years of rich extensive experience. She is a certified master practitioner of NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) and has completed a certificate course in guidance and counselling orientation. Ms. Shivani is the founder of the renowned “Expresso Talk”, an organization which provides life and relationship counselling and gives succor and strength to those who have been emotionally shattered.

The Rhythm Fusion

Dance Group
Jamnabai Narsee School has its own team performing at TEDxYouth@JNS on the 14th of August! This team consists of none other than our very own students of Jamnabai. With various forms of dance ranging from folk to contemporary, these handful students symbolize talent, determination and confidence.

Organizing team


Mumbai, India


Mumbai, India
  • Aditya Banerjee
  • Anusha Kala
    Team member
  • Aryan Hosangady
  • Asmi Shah
    Team member
  • Avanti Nayal
    Team member
  • Dhruv Manshani
    Team member
  • Dhruvi Kapadia
    Team member
  • Jaiditya Khemani
  • Karan Kapadia
    Team member
  • Kashish Jain
    Team member
    Team member
  • Mehar Karnani
    Team member
  • Shashank Manian
    Team member
  • Stuti Sinha