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Theme: Ideas Worth Doing

This event occurred on
June 12, 2021
1:30pm - 3:50pm +0545
(UTC +5.75hrs)
Kathmandu, Bagmati

After getting elevated to the first 100 plus licensed TED Event, TEDxDurbarMarg shall be organizing its first 100+ TED Event on 12th June 2021 digitally with a theme of providing space for local ideas to be spread to the world.

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TEDxDurbarMarg Facebook Page
Kathmandu, Bagmati, 44600
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Garima Shrestha

Allied Health Care Professional
r Garima Shrestha is an epitome of women empowerment and a very young personality who completed her bachelors in medicine degree from Manipal School of Medical Sciences who is also the founder of SHE Nepal who advocated for menstrual health and hygiene. Being an allied healthcare professional, she is involved in mass awareness programs related to women safety and sound productive health in different parts of Nepal.

Mayank Bathwal

CEO-Aditya Birla Health Insurance
He is the Chief Executive Officer at Aditya Birla Health Insurance Co. Ltd., a joint venture between Aditya Birla Group and MMI Holdings of South Africa. Mayank has been with the Aditya Birla Group for 26+ years, and has held multiple leadership roles across insurance, financial services, manufacturing, energy and power, in India and Indonesia. Mayank set up Aditya Birla Health Insurance In 2015, and under his leadership, within a short span of time, ABHI has grown into one of the recognized and fastest growing health insurance companies in India.

Santosh Shah

UK Masterchef 2021- Runners Up
A man who needs no introduction, his talents, skill and passion has been laid bare for all to see as he competed on the UK’s most prestigious cooking competition, Masterchef. He shone a light on Nepalese cuisine in all its glory, introducing the judges, food critics and esteemed chefs to flavours and ingredients they had never experienced before.

Saurabh Jyoti

Executive Director- Jyoti Group
Saurabh Jyoti, the director of Jyoti Group of Companies and the Chairman of Syakar Trading Company which is an authorized distributor of Honda automobiles. Jyoti Group is involved in diverse businesses in Manufacturing, Trading, and Service industries.

Shilpa Maskey

Shilpa Maskey is a performer and have been working as an actress and also a dancer since last 6 years. She has worked as a lead actress in four Nepali feature movie. Also, as a supporting artist in some of the international projects. Apart from that she has also practiced and performed on various dance styles. She was working and studying in UK to develop her craft and was getting opportunities to work under some of the big names but she wanted to come back to Nepal and bring back whatever she learned to make an influence in her own society and also through the art bringing Nepali culture in international scene.

Sudha Sharma

Former Health Secretary-Government of Nepal
She is a Public Health Physician, Obstetrician & Gynaecologist with over 35 years of experience in South Asia, Eastern Africa and the United Kingdom.She has served as a President of the Nepal Medical Association as well as the South Asian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She was also the Chair of the Education Committee of the Asia Oceana Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is the holder of many national and international awards including woman of the year from FIGO for her contributions to women’s health.She has served in the public sector as the Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Population in Nepal. Most recently, she published her book titled ‘Singha Durbar ko ghumne mech’.Currently she is the Principal of National Medical College.

Tara Bahadur Kunwar

Coming from nothing he has made his name in society as a philanthropist and successful businessman. He has been actively organizing ring road cleaning campaigns, blood donation, provided relief fund to more than 5000 families during the pandemic, helped rebuild chepang basti which was destroyed by fire and the list goes on and on

Ujjwal Bikram Thapa

Acid Attack Activist
Ujjwal Bikram Thapa is a renowned social worker known for his contribution to different rehabilitation programs across the country. He is popularly known for his role in introducing strict laws for acid attack cases in Nepal.

Upaul Majumdar

Managing Director- Dolma Tourism Fund, UK
Upaul Majumdar is the head of global tourism practice for Dolma Fund, UK. He had been previously serving as the General Manager of Soaltee Crowne Plaza. With almost 3 decades of experience in the tourism sector, he was one of the highest-paid consultants in India.

Organizing team


Kathmandu, Nepal


Kathmandu, Nepal