Past Event Speakers / they were here

Advitiya Sharma


Advitiya is a graduate from IIT Bombay who along with 11 other friends went on to solve the problem of house renting in India through is one of the most emerging start-ups in India.

Akshay Saxena

Co-Founder, President-Avanti Fellows

Akshay was awarded the Draper Richards Kaplan Fellowship and Echoing Green Fellowship in 2012. Before Avanti, Akshay served on the founding team of HeartFlow a venture-backed medical diagnostics company.

Aakif Merchant

Dasra Social Impact Associate

Aakif graduated from The George Washington University with a B.A in Economics and Political Science, during which time he interned with great think tanks, including Fontheim International, and World Affairs Councils of America.

Prof. K. Vijay Raghavan

Padma Shree winner

Krishnaswamy VijayRaghavan FRS is Distinguished Professor and former Director of The National Centre for Biological Sciences. He is Secretary of Department of Biotechnology, India since 28 January 2013, replacing Maharaj Kishan Bhan.

Anand Kumar

Founder, Super-30 | Columnist

Anand Kumar is best known for his Super 30 programme, which he started in Patna, Bihar in 2002, and which coaches economically backward students for IIT-JEE. By 2014, 308 of the 360 had made it to IITs and Discovery Channel showcased his work in a documentary.


Former Journalist | Political Activist

Ashutosh is a former Indian TV journalist-turned politician of Aam Aadmi Party. He is the spokesperson of Aam Aadmi Party. He was previously associated with IBN7, of TV18 group, as Managing Editor.