Do you think, our life is all about how it looks?
Well, here’s the TEDx Oakridge Intl School Einstein that had brilliant speakers, thought-provoking videos and mind-blowing conversation on the topic “What you see is not what you get”. The event took place on 4th January 2019 at Oakridge, one of the top IGCSE schools in Hyderabad, organized by our students who created a unique gathering that unleashed new ideas, which were inspiring and informative.
TEDx Oakridge Intl School Einstein event was fully planned and independently led by students with Master Sarvesh Paredkar as the organizer under the guidance of the mentor, Ms. Aparna Kasam. With the theme “What you see is not what you get”, the event focused on people with fame/fortune, and attention but their journey was not as easy as we think and how they believe that the youth can play their part in developing their nation.
TEDx OakridgeIntlSchoolEinstein event had six brilliant speakers with varied experiences from different walks of life. Some of the notable speakers of the TEDx event included Mr. Dimakh Sahasrabuddhe, (CEO and founder at Dimakh Consultants) who shared the importance of striving to learn something new each day, something not found in textbooks. Mr. Harjeet Khanduja (HR leader, writer) shared his journey on how a childhood passion has taken his career to the next level. Ms. Pallavi Walia Raj, Winner of Gladrags Mrs. India raised thought-provoking questions on how and why the road not taken is the one that brings the greatest joy.
The talk also brought Ms. Geetha Thatikonda, an alumna who spoke about how art related to the different phases of life and how it could be more than just a creative outlet for the youth of today. Master Sahil Mahajan, our Einstein campus Grade-12 student conveyed to attendees that there is no barrier, be it gender, physical build or personality, that can stop them from pursuing something they are deeply passionate about. Master Shrivas Mangalampalli, our campus Grade-10 student who expressed his view on why ambition in life is not enough but diligence, hard work and perseverance can get them there.
By the end of the event, there was an astounding applaud from both students and parents for the speakers and the management for encouraging a successful student-led event and raising their expectation for more TEDx events.