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Shifting ideas, shifting focus

Shifting ideas, shifting focus
The conference will be held on Saturday 8 February 2014 from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm At Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, Teen Murti Bhawan.

The Shift is all about Making the Shift and to inspire young students, aspiring entrepreneurs smart and brilliant young adults to make a SHIFT in their thinking, perceptions and ideas about their lives and their future. The main aim of the conference is to nurture young minds molding them to the best of their abilities so that they could make a right shift in their career.

The conference will be chaired by a mix of incredible speakers from various professional spheres like Dr Karan Singh, Omar Abdullah, Anita Roy, Naveen Ansal, Shantanu Moitra  and others who would be sharing their life changing experiences that made an actual SHIFT in their lives.

The conference is to attract three hundred students from Delhi’s top schools between the ages of 14 and 18 to attend.

Dr. Karan Singh will be speaking on the divine ‘Shift’ of the cosmos through the eternal Dance of Natraja that epitomizes cycles of creation and will be followed by Gaurav Tekriwal who will be talking about Vedic Maths Unravelled: A Math Mantra. Omar Abdullah will take on the topic of the shift in Digital Technology and the way forward for Indian politics and Shantanu Moitra will be talking about the shift from Folk Music to Bollywood.

Sindhu V will be offering a perspective about how he shifted from being a banker to a stand-up comedian while Aisha Chaudhuri will be talking about her story of true grit and the will to live when diagnosed with an auto immune disorder at the tender age of 17. Naveen Ansal takes on the  journey out of addiction to success and Anita Roy will be speaking after him about a journey from 'What is' to 'What if'.

David Back, Co-Founder of Zoom, will be talking about dropping a full scholarship at Cambridge to setting up his own business of car sharing. Suniti Mathur will be offering a perspective on shifting from a Private tutor to a global online tutoring for SAT’s. Vineeth Vincent, India’s young professional beatboxer will be talking about his alternative profession. The day will end with a panel discussion by Dayan Krishnamurti (Nirbhaya’s lawyer), her parents and Purna.

A day for fresh perspectives. Head over!

WHEN: 8 February, 9:30 am onwards
WHERE: Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, Teen Murti Bhawan
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