IIM Shillong hosts TEDx event

The speakers with others during the TEDx event hosted by IIM Shillong. This year’s event, held under the theme ‘Solitude to Solidarity: The Evolution and Significance of Communities.’

The speakers with others during the TEDx event hosted by IIM Shillong. This year’s event, held under the theme ‘Solitude to Solidarity: The Evolution and Significance of Communities.’

Shillong, October 26 (MExN): IIM Shillong hosted TEDx, a platform where the power of ideas met the enthusiasm of young, brilliant minds. This year’s event, held under the theme ‘Solitude to Solidarity: The Evolution and Significance of Communities,’ delved into the captivating exploration of the pivotal role that communities play in shaping society, fostering innovation, and promoting resilience, IIM Shillong stated in a press release. 

The event featured a line up of speakers from diverse fields, each a master in their own domain. Atsi Jamir, founder and owner of Farmer Square Café in Dimapur district of Nagaland was one of the speakers. Informally known as the ‘Coffee Lady of Nagaland,’ Atsi’s venture offers freshly ground coffee to customers amid an eco-friendly, pristine environment.

The other speakers included Sunita Bhuyan- renowned Indian violinist, HR professional, music maestro, consultant, and teacher, who instills wellness, leadership, and change through the medium of music; AVM Kaushik Chatterjee- Principal Medical Officer in the Eastern Air Command of the Indian Air Force, who is also a psychiatrist, researcher, and professor; Subhajit Mukherjee-An environmentalist credited with driving the mass movement of ‘Tree Plantation’ in and around Mumbai. His incredible efforts have led to the planting of over 63,000 trees, earning him the title of ‘The Green Man of Mumbai.’; Swasti Saraogi- A sustainability strategy expert currently working as a Growth Lead at Robin Hood Army. Her passion for social impact has driven her active involvement in several initiatives aimed at reducing hunger and poverty in India; Shyamal Datta- A photographer recognized among the 101 World’s Best Photographers in the International Portrait Photography Award 2023.; and Harsh Pamnani-A well-known business storyteller, branding consultant, and author of two best-selling books. He is also a TEDx speaker and has delivered seven talks on various topics related to branding and storytelling.