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Because, we just decided to

Sounds like an impulsive name but to the very opposite, this theme was decided upon after numerous hours of debating, deliberating, arguing, and researching.

 

It was a result of rejecting every fancy, pretentious, and trending theme that there could be. Looking for that one relatable idea that tempts the audience to your stage comes with a lot of pressure for your first year of TEDx and when it leaves you exasperated is exactly when “because, we just decided to” strikes out. Burned and bummed out, these fellow students landed up in a conversation about Aaron Sorkin's celebrated and criminally underrated TV show "The Newsroom". It sees two veteran TV reporters talking about how they wanted to create a news program that did what news programs were supposed to do; keep the public informed, unbiased and unapologetic. And it is in that, the older reporter says these words, "In the old days of about 10 minutes ago, we did the news well. You know how? We just decided to".

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Aloka Parasher Sen

A graduate of Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University. did her M.A. [1974] and Ph.D. [1978] from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She is currently a Professor at, Department of History University of Hyderabad where she has been teaching since 1979

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Pankaj Bhadouria

The winner of MasterChef India Season 1. She explored herself as a professional chef beyond her teaching career spanning over 16 years in the show. She has established herself as a Chef at national and international levels. Besides being featured in national magazines like Femina and India Today, she writes for many newspapers and publications in India.

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Ankur Thakuria

He was once India's youngest Climate Leader trained by Al Gore. He was Youth Diplomat to the Indian Govt. for the G20 presidency (2011) and part of govt. delegation to GES 2013, ASEAN Entrepreneurship Summit 2015, World Future Energy Summit 2014 and International Water Summit 2014, WEF 2015.

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Rammohan Reddy

 The founder of NextSpace, a workspace for visionary entrepreneurs seeking to transform industries through innovative products. He is also the founder of Lean Mantra. LeanManra offers consulting services in product management, UX design, analytics, marketing, Lean Startup, and Business model innovation.

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