TEDx Event organised by Hindu College
New Delhi. 5th of April 2023 started with a lot of activity in the premises of the prestigious Hindu College. Hindu College which is one of the finest colleges of the country was organising its 2nd TEDx event.
TED is dedicated to researching and sharing knowledge that matters through short talks and presentations. TEDx brings the spirit of TED to local communities around the globe through TEDx events. A TEDx Talk is a showcase for speakers presenting great, well-formed ideas in under 18 minutes. It is a prestigious event not only for the organisers but also for the speakers. The organizers agree to abide by the TED format, and are offered guidelines for curation, speaker coaching, event organizing and more. Licence to organize the TEDx event is given after they comply to a lot of stringent rules and procedures.
No wonder, the young and bright students of the Hindu college along with their learned professor were all excited and geared up to host their second TEDx event. They had lined up brilliant speakers and the theme of the event was ‘In a nutshell’
Some of the eminent speakers included Ms Navika Kumar, the group editor of Times Network , the multi-talented Gaurav Juyal of Art Attack India fame, Rashmi Trivedi, the eminent bestselling author and poet and Jainul Abedin, founder CEO of space Tech start up amongst others.
Rashmi Trivedi was the first speaker of the event and when she came on stage, the excitement and the tension were palpable. With poise and power, she started her talk. There was pin drop silence in the huge hall. She was fluent and articulate as she narrated how she overcame a life challenge with her positive attitude and ‘never say die’ spirit. She not only overcame the challenge but came out a better version of herself. In her words, ‘what I thought was the end of the road, my plight; was actually the take-off point for my flight.” The message was simple yet effective. It was also very relevant in today’s time. She also talked about upon the multifarious challenges todays working women face and how to cope with them. Apart from being a poet and an author, she is also working as a Deputy General Manager in a reputed public Sector company. She finished her talk in 18 minutes and the next speaker was Vicky Sadana, a casting director from Bollywood. He spoke about his journey and how he overcame the obstacles to reach where he is today. Jainul Abedin talked about his space start-up and the audience were really impressed with his dreams, goals and achievements. Navika Kumar had the audience mesmerized through her powerful talk on the impact of journalism. Gaurav Juyal shared his life story and how he loves being a mentor to the young minds.
The TEDx event organised by Hindu College was outstanding and momentous. It had lasting impression on the young minds, which will go a long way in influencing and positively impacting their characters.