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Theme: take our time

This event occurred on
April 17, 2021
Kolkata, West Bengal

Based in Kolkata - A city known for taking its time, we want to start a conversation on sustainability, mental health and education. We have invited 6 speakers with incredible stories to tell, spread across the country with their beginnings or roots in Kolkata. To find out more about them please visit -

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Amit Sen

Phsyciatrist and CoFounder of Childrens First
Children First was waiting to happen, the gaping needs of children in today’s times was demanding it. We were catalysts in starting a mental health movement which has, since then, been nurtured. They make Children First is responsive to the complex and changing needs of young people and their families.

Mimi Chakrabarti

Photographer / Ceramist / Yoga Teacher
Mimi Chakrabarti is a former advertising executive, founder of SOUL purpose and mother of two grown-up children, whom she home schooled. Mimi gave up her job to bring up her children and to teach them at home. The experience of home schooling her children taught her many a precious lesson. Mimi is also a professional photographer with an eye for detail. In addition she is a yoga acharya and a trained singer.

Naomi Shah

FIlmmaker / Producer at Memesys Culture Lab
Naomi's work lies at the intersection of non-fiction storytelling and experience design, with a sharp focus on social impact and community upliftment. She has crafted short documentaries and virtual reality non-fiction, while working on feature films, such as 'An Insignificant Man' and 'Piano Fingers'. She is currently working on an interactive & immersive toolkit to improve media and digital literacy skills among the youth through gameplay and storytelling. She lives in Goa with her 12 dogs and works at a Memesys Culture Lab, a new media and cinema studio.

Satyajit Chakraborty

Game Designer and Founder of Flying Robot Studios
Founder of an award-winning game development studio based in Kolkata, India - Flying Robot Studios. It has had clients like Missing Link Trust, The University of Helsinki and Jhpiego (John Hopkins University Affiliate). The studio has won several awards including ‘Nasscom Game of the Year’ in 2016 and ‘World Summits Awards’ 2019

Shyamal Majumdar

TVET & Education Expert
Retired UN staff by designation, an engineer by qualification, thought leader by passion, I am now working at the intersections of academic institutions, civic society, social and policy impact. Presently involved as an advisor to various board and engage in developing sustainable model village using skill as a driver to address SDG goals in rural transformation in India and Spain.

Taarini Saraf

Sustainable Fashion Designer
A 17 y/o artist aspiring to create change – Taarini has initiated the #MeriPocket Movement to empower women by advocating for pockets in womenswear while ensuring sustainability. Since a young age she has been inclined towards art – her work has always used its voice to create a more inclusive and equal world. She is currently working on launching her label ‘Taarini Saraf’, one of her collections – ‘The Pocket Collection’, mainly works with leftover fabrics in conjunction with the #MeriPocket Movement.

Organizing team

Iman Kalyan

Kolkata, India


Mumbai, India
  • Devarshi Shukla