St Aloysius (Deemed to be University) officially launches TEDXSAC 2024
Mangaluru: The inauguration of TEDXSAC ‘KOSEI’ was held at St Aloysius College (Deemed To Be University) in the LCRI auditorium on Saturday, February 3, 2024.
Kishore Alva, Chief Executive and Director of Adani Groups, was the chief guest of the event. He inaugurated the event while addressing the gathering with his nostalgic talk on being an alumni of the college. He gave his views on how TED talks help to bring youth under a platform of exploration and extreme exposure to the world.
Other dignitaries on the dias included Dr Smitha DK staff convenor,Dr Claret Vinaya Periera, co convenor, vice chancellor in charge, Rev. Dr Praveen Martis SJ, and Rector, Rev. Fr Melwyn Pinto SJ. The speakers who attended the inaugural were Aashna Rai, Neeraj Choudhary, Dikshith Rai, Aarti Malhotra, and Major Samar Pal Singh Toor.
The list of 12 speakers for TEDxSAC 2024 includes Pramodini Roul,an acid attack survivor and motivational speaker; Gireesh Sahadev,a television actor; Major Samar Toor, a war veteran; Neeraj Kumar Choudhary,an internet content creator; Karthik Chennoji Rao,a playback singer and music creator; and Dr.Rukhsaar Sayeed,an entrepreneur and Master Chef Finalist.
Dikshith Rai, an entrepreneur and a college alumni; Fr.Saju George SJ, a performer and scholar; Shekar Naik,a Padmashree awardee and ex-captain of the Indian Blind Cricket Team; Vicky Roy,a photographer; Aarti Malhotra,an activist against queer bullying; and Aashna Rai, an NCC Cadet and Youth Ambassador at YEP in Vietnam.