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Theme: Educating and Aspiring Youth

This event occurred on
June 25, 2022
Al Sharjah, Ash Shāriqah
United Arab Emirates

TedXYouth@DPSS is a trailblazing initiative that welcomes stories and ideas that inspire. The world is transforming, technology is becoming disruptive and there is massive scope for innovation in different work sectors. Burrowing through the soil of time, your voice through the years - the past that shaped you and the future that will shape all of us - is what the Youth needs to hear. Activate the dormant seeds, and share your voice. This is TedXYouth@DPSS.

Delhi Private School,Muweillah Commercial,Sharjah
Auditorium Senior Wing
Al Sharjah, Ash Shāriqah, 26005
United Arab Emirates
Event type:
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Dr. Jagpreet Singh Deed

Specialist laparoscopic & general surgeon
Dr. Jagpreet Singh Deed is a specialist laparoscopic & general surgeon with over 20 years’ experience after completing his surgical training (MS, General surgery, India). He is a Fellow Royal College Surgeons Edinburgh (FRCS) as well as Fellow American College Surgeons (FACS) and is a proud recipient of UICC oncology & Robotic Oncosurgery fellowships. He honed his laparoscopic training at Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, and is a member of prestigious surgical societies such as SAGES, ACS, EAES, ASI, and IAGES. Being an honorary clinical tutor to the University of Edinburgh, he has also received the ‘Tutor of the year’ award from them and has expanded his teaching in UAE in the role of adjunct clinical faculty of the prestigious University of Sharjah. He is an editor of a surgical journal and authored books, chapters, online videos, and journal publications. He regularly shares his clinical experience by holding training workshops nationally and internationally.

Mr. Arshad Zaheer

Founder, Crayons Communications
Arshad Zaheer, born and raised in Mumbai, started young by organizing events while still in college. After his MBA, his career took off in Advertising. Having worked in various multi-national agencies in Mumbai and Dubai, he took a plunge by setting up Crayons Communications in 2005. What started off as a conventional advertising agency - offline, ATL, BTL, media, etc, the 2008 crash brought with it many challenges. Arshad saw the future and with this vision, he converted the agency to purely Digital. Having lead this successfully for over a decade, he has continued doing big events and films over the years.

Mr. Arun Rajeev Sankaran

CEO FinOS, Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2021 Award Winner
Arun Rajeev Sankaran is the Founder & CEO of FinOS with Bachelors in Computer Science Engineering and Masters in Business Administration with years of successful experience in Business Development for IT Products and Services with expertise in FinTech Product and Project Management. He’s passionate about entrepreneurship building great software products that make people’s lives easier. He also mentors students and startup enthusiasts on entrepreneurship.

Mr. John Govada

Trusted Advisor/Engineering Consultant/Retention Marketing/Leadership Coaching
Analytical and highly skilled Senior Sales & Business Development Professional with more than 12 years of sterling experience for reputable cross-sector multinational companies. A Regional Sales Manager, handling sales of 13 countries, managing around 21 people from Sales and service, making sure the organizational development and the individual growth as the dual bottom line. Further to the enhanced focus on the development, he started advising companies on how to be more passionate about the company’s vision and align the same to every employee in the entity. Further to his travel to the USA twice, covering around 9 states and having an immense exposure to the Middle East Market, traveling to countries like Oman, Kuwait, and Bahrain for 25+ times each, he enhanced his ability to gain knowledge and understanding of the importance of social connections and cultural benefits.

Mr. Sachin Bharti Gupta

Founder & CEO of Knowledge Planet Group
Founder & CEO of Knowledge Planet Group, Gulf's largest test prep institution. He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School and IIM.

Organizing team


Sharjah, United Arab Emirates


  • Akarsh Deed
    Team member
  • Manya Narula
    Team member