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Watch the ideas take shape, as the city holds the 4th edition of TEDxGateway

Watch the ideas take shape, as the city holds the 4th edition of TEDxGateway

by The Daily Eye Team November 22 2013, 2:32 pm Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins, 29 secs

~ 26 influential speakers share their innovations for the first time in India ~


~ Introducing TEDxGateway Fellows program ~


Listen about the use of technology and innovative business models to save electricity, a simple and portable, low-cost device that can test for anemia without breaking the skin and others at the 4th edition of TEDxGateway in Mumbai. Witness the power of ideas as the city holds a yet another edition of TEDxGateway on 8th December, 2013Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, NCPA.


While technology is driving the most innovation in today’s time, simple, functional design can influence the lives of people in a powerful way. TEDxGateway is known to bring bright minds from around the world on a single platform where they share their inspiring stories and help facilitate other innovative ideas.


Franz Gastler, co-founder of Yuwa which uses football to combat child marriage, illiteracy and human trafficking, Jonathan Rives, a poet and multimedia artist from New York City, Steve Winter, Director of Media for Panthera and photographer with National Geographic, and others will share their ideas and innovations for the first time to the world in Mumbai.


TEDxGateway is the largest congregation of intellectuals interested in sharing TED talks in Asia.


TEDxGateway is home to ideas that inspire people to change their lives, their communities and ultimately, their world. The intent is to leave every participating individual inspired and have them take back an idea, the courage and the motivation to excel in their respective fields of work.


Speakers like Dr Shashi Tharoor, Minister of State Ministry of Human Resource Development Government of India, Pushpa Basnet, Nepali woman, who has been working to promote the rights of children living behind bars with their incarcerated parents, Devdutt Pattanaik, Writer and lecturer who speaks extensively on the relevance of mythology in matters related to leadership, entrepreneurship, branding, management and governance and other speakers will spark deep discussion with an aim to spread ideas and opening a gateway to innovation.



For the first time TEDxGateway is commencing TEDxGateway Fellows program in India. This program is designed on the lines of the TED Fellows program aimed at bringing together young world-changers and trailblazers who have shown unusual accomplishment and exceptional courage. The TEDxGateway Fellows program targets individuals from the Asia Pacific region and gives them a chance to show-case their ideas to diverse audience in a shorter format of 5mins talks. TEDx Gateway Fellow speakers include, Yashraj Khaitan, co-founder and CEO of Gram Power, an energy technology company out of University of California – Berkeley, Angad Daryani, child prodigy, little genius, and the inspiring teenager, Tania Jain, a student of National Institute of Design, Gandhinagar, who mixes and mashes the worlds of design and technology and Anusha Yadav, founder of The Indian Memory Project- an online project that traces the personal history of India through pictures found in family archives.

According to Yashraj Akashi, Ambassador, TEDx India and Curator, TEDxGateway said, “We believe passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world. So we’re building a clearinghouse of free knowledge from the world’s most inspired thinkers, and also a community of curious souls to engage with ideas and each other.”

Mrs.Sangita Jindal, Chairperson, JSW Foundation, added, “Sharing ideas with a community of innovators – what a high! JSW proudly supports the initiative and the power of ideas. Kudos to TEDxGateway for creating opportunities and supporting passions.”

The speakers comprising of explorers, storytellers, photographers, scientific pioneers, visionaries and provocateurs from all parts of the globe, will spark deep discussion with an aim to spread ideas and opening a gateway to innovation. Through TEDxGateway, one can take innovative ideas forward in a country with such great diversities and a phenomenal potential to be the next super power in the world.

The event is organized on:

Date:   Sunday, 8th December, 2013

Time:  10.00 am to 06.30 pm

Venue: Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, NCPA

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