IILM Institute for Higher Education hosted TEDx Event on the theme, Life Long Learning at its Lodhi Road campus on 28th November 2014. Speakers from different disciplines and walks of life shared their experiences on learning and working on their passions. The event was an all day experience that brought together 7 speakers and 2 performances at one stage – TEDx IILM NewDelhi. All the speakers made a lasting impact on the audience through their inspiring stories and messages.
Speakers at TEDx IILM New Delhi were
Rev. Dr Valson Thampu, Principal St. Stephens College, Delhi University
Ankur Warikoo, Head – Groupon APAC Emerging Countries
Arjun Vajpai, Mountaineer, Youngest Indian at the time to climb Mount Everest
Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Akhil Mehra, Player/Coach Arsenal Soccer School
Niha Masih, Broadcast Journalist, (Only female Journalist from India to cover the Israel-Gaza conflict)
Rachit Kumar, Author, Coach and Entrepreneur
TED Talks of Sir Ken Robinson and Andy Puddicomb sparked deep discussion and internal reflection among the audience members. The musical performances by Astitva, a multi-genre Hindi band, and Gitana Singh, trained in Opera under Situ Singh Buehler added the magical charm to the event.