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Making the knowledge journey limitless: Parmesh Shahani at TEDxEMWS

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Published on May 18, 2014

Parmesh Shahani, listed in 2012 as one of 25 Indians to watch out for by Financial Times, is the head of the Godrej India Culture Lab - an experimental idea-space that cross-pollinates the best ideas and people working on India from across the academic, creative and corporate worlds to explore what it means to be modern and Indian. In addition, Parmesh also serves as the Editor-at-large for Verve magazine, India. Parmesh is a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA. He is a TED Fellow, an MIT Futures of Entertainment Fellow, and a Utrecht University-Impakt Fellow. His book - Gay Bombay: Globalization, Love and (Be)Longing in Contemporary India (Sage Publications) was released in 2008.

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, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

TEDxEMWS is the brave venture into the world of innovation and reflection for members of the ever-evolving education community in Mumbai.

TEDxEMWS was held on the 1st of February 2014. Bringing together the TED philosophy & the IB mission statement, the event aimed to ensure that speakers of various disciplines come together so as to be able to inspire the new generation of leaders into reforming society & ushering in new changes. By bringing together high school students from around Mumbai, the aim of the event is not necessarily to change the views of those present completely but simply open them to the different possibilities that can be explored as speakers build their talks around the theme 'Limitless Paradigms'.

Talks edited by Studio 7. View all talks at: www.tedxemws.com
Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: www.facebook.com/TEDxEMWS, www.twitter.com/TEDxEMWS and www.instagram.com/TEDxEMWS

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