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 necessary as it allows an opportunity to a confluence with something greater
In the summer of 2009, Krushnaa Patil at the age of 19 became the youngest Indian woman to successfully climb the Mount Everest. She was also the first Indian woman to reach the highest summits in Antarctica, South America and Europe; having completed ultimate peaks in six out of the seven continents. After studying at the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, her Everest triumph won her the Rajiv Gandhi Award for Outstanding Woman Achiever in 2009. Another feat worth mentioning is her enthusiastic participation in a cycling rally with the ‘Women Adventure Network of India’ from Kolkata to Kanyakumari (3000kms) in Feb 2011.
With active interests in rafting, paragliding, rowing, and horse riding; Krushnaa is at present also pursuing her MA from Pune University in Political Science.
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 […]
A captivating talk in which Pravin Thipsay draws parallels in Chess and in the game of life. He talks about principles of warfare and corporate strategy where conflict is ubiquitous. He draws various examples from Chess – of legends and of legendary matches, from various other sports and from world history to bring the point […]