A highly invigorating talk by Sridhar Lakshmanan where he talks about conflict created by information asymmetry which arises due to the lack of people’s enthusiasm to visit the hinterland and know the truth. He, through his ideas and initiatives, has tried to create a confluence between two ends of the economic spectrum
An alumnus of IIM Ahmadabad and also a Duke of Edinburgh award holder, he has previously worked with United Nations Development Programme, Mahindra Satyam and Philips amongst others. He started working in a remote community of 1000 people in Malaiyur between Madurai and Dindugal where one has to trek 1.5 hrs to reach the nearest community.
He has Undertaken programs on distribution Energy efficient stoves and LED lights to tribal communities in Javadhu hills.
Sridhar aims to endlessly strive to strike a balance between commercial and social development interests and also between the academic and practical issues for the stake holders in all his endeavors.
A passionate talk where Krushnaa Patil begins with how mountains can be a dangerous place to be and yet she feels safest there. She talks about how a mountaineer needs to be in constant confluence with the conflicting forces of nature. She connects her talk to the current world scenario and states that conflict is […]
Anamika Khanna talks about the constant conflict present between personal style and expensive fashion. She also shares certain incidents from Fashion weeks where innovation turned disasters into huge hits. Her talk revolves around the perceptions of fashion and how a confluence between Western and Indian fashion can be achieved One of the leading fashion designers […]
Ritumoni Das takes us through the history of woman sex workers and about their bewildering current scenario. She talks about how these women are always in a state of conflict, not only with the world around but also with themselves. She gives various ideas through which they can be brought to a state of confluence […]