We are North Maharashtra’s Biggest TEDx event. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. TEDxSereneMeadows is an independently organized virtual TEDx.
Speakers for TEDxSereneMeadows 2021:
HARRY HAKUEI KOSATO
Parallel Entrepreneur, Social Psychologist and Sushi Curator
A Guinness Book of World Records awardee, Harry Kosato is a parallel entrepreneur, social psychologist and sushi curator. He launched Virgin and Dyson Megastores in Japan as Head of Marketing and also runs one the most renowned sushi-outlets in India, ‘Sushi and More’. He is the founder of a society oriented organization called, ‘Me for the World’.
Celebrity Magician, Pick Pocket Consultant and Hypnotist
While being a Celebrity Magician, Pick Pocket Consultant and Hypnotist, Ravi Mayar is a passionate trainer, who has taught his skills to people from over 45 countries. Until now, he has collaborated with some of the most eminent personalities, like Dynamo and Ryan Tricks.
Founder of ‘Moonshine Meadery’, Asia’s first Meadery
A Mechanical Engineer and an MBA graduate, who turned into a passionate entrepreneur later, Nitin Vishwas is the Founder of ‘Moonshine Meadery’, which is Asia’s first meadery. He went on to get a new law made in India for honey fermentation, while also launching their own brand of artisanal ‘hive to table’ honey and the ‘Moonshine Honey Project’, during the lockdown.
Founder, The Billboard Collective, Architect + Innovator
Arun Prabhu is a remarkable designer, who creates experimental art pieces and models from some unthinkable items. His designs are inspired by aesthetic and exceptional concepts through art and architecture. The creator of the revolutionary ‘SOLO:01’ design, Is one of the world’s smallest utilitarian designs of a compact 6ft x 6ft space converted into a portable/detachable housing unit with all basic amenities of a residential building.
Founder of ‘DooGraphics, ‘Made in India’ Canva
Born and raised in a farmer’s family, Dadasaheb Bhagat is a Strong follower of ‘Aatma NIrbhar Bharat’. This belief led an office boy from a small village of Maharashtra to build a ‘Made in India’ Canva, a graphic designing software known as DooGraphics.’
Communications + Policy Consultant
Apart from being a Communications and Policy Consultant, Emma Hooper is a researcher, who studies the availability and consumption of falsified medicines. She also runs an app called, FarmSmart, that links farmers to sustainable farming advice.
DR. R. SHIVARAMAN
Co-Founder of Big Bang Boom Solutions
After pursuing a PhD in Nanotechnology, Dr. R. Shivaraman founded the ‘Big Bang Boom Solutions’, an organization that aims to foster innovation and indigenous technology development in Defense and Aerospace areas.
Founder of ‘Beach Please’
An event that started as a weekend activity turned into a massive movement towards cleaning beaches. Malhar Kalambe is a 23 year old Environmentalist and the Founder of ‘Beach Please’ – a youth-driven organization, based in Mumbai which focuses on cleaning the beaches & rivers. He has been awarded by the United Nations India and felicitated by the United Nations Environment Program in 2018.
Internationally renowned kathak + lavani expert, actress, dance tutor and choreographer
Since she was four, Aditi has lived for dance. She is an internationally renowned kathak and lavani expert, actress and choreographer, who has specialized in Jaipur Classical dance, while also experimenting with various dance styles from all over the world.
DR. SAIRAM REDDY PALICHERLA
Founder of Urban Kissan Hydrotech Pvt. Ltd.
Dr. Sairam Reddy Palicherla is the Founder of Urban Kissan Hydrotech Pvt. Ltd., who is working in the field of Agriculture Biotechnology, Skilled Molecular Biology and Molecular Breeding and Biotechnology Research for establishing commercially viable vertical farms for urban dwellers.
Co-Founder + Creative Director of We are Knitters
With an objective to sell DIY kits, targeting artistic individuals who are keen to knit or weave, Alberto Bravo created ‘We Are Knitters’ in 2011. The company is committed to providing excellent service by supplying the top quality knitting, crochet, macrame kits. The brand has a massive social media presence, with an active audience from all over the world.
British-Goan concert pianist, lecturer and writer
Karl, who has had a deep passion for music since he was a six-year-old boy, trained at the Royal College of Music to become a concert pianist, lecturer and journalist. He has received several prestigious awards, one of which is Bharat Gaurav (Pride of India) Lifetime Achievement award for his contribution to Western Classical Music in India, the UK, and internationally.
International Humanitarian Aid Director, UNITED SIKHS
Being the director of UNITED SIKHS, a civil and human rights, non-profit disaster relief NGO, Gurvinder Singh has proved the meaning and importance of humanity, by lending his helping hand wherever it was needed. He has not only responded to disasters worldwide but also has organized food and medical campaigns at several places. He is a certified trainer with the Department of Justice Community Relations Service and currently owns his own business in construction, real estate and insurance.