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First Edition of TEDxSJEC held at St Joseph Engineering College with great gusto

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Mangaluru: The students of St Joseph Engineering College (SJEC), Mangaluru, hosted TEDxSJEC for the very first time at the college campus on Sunday, February 16.

The event was inaugurated at the college quadrangle by all the dignitaries. The speakers and performers joined hands with Rev. Fr Wilfred Prakash D’Souza, Director of SJEC, Rev. Fr Rohith D’Costa and Rev. Fr Alwyn Richard D’Souza, Assistant Directors, Dr Rio D’Souza, Principal, Mr Rakesh Lobo, HR Manager of the college in the lighting of the lamp.

Post the inaugural, all the speakers and performers planted saplings on the campus as a part of the ‘Go Green Initiative’ of the SJEC. A walk through the “Corridors of Love”, a unique attempt by the students displaying creative installations of exhibits symbolizing the theme of the event “Love Conquers All” was the main attraction at TEDxSJEC. The “Corridors of Love” lead everyone to the venue where a series of talks and performances mesmerized the participants.

During the event, the following speakers addressed the gathering with their life experiences and intellectual insights: Corrine Antoinette Rasquinha, social worker and founder of White Doves NGO, Girish Bharadwaj, Padma Shri awardee, engineer and social innovator, Mx Ria Sharma, model, speaker, storyteller and LGBTQAI+ youth activist, Omkar Pai, engineer and nature enthusiast, Aarohi Pandit, world record holding Indian pilot, Abhiraj Rajadhyaksha and Niyati Mavinkurve, chief storytellers at Following Love/travel writer and author, Vaishak JP, mountaineer, Dr Smitha Hedge, teacher and scientist,

Apart from the speakers, the following performances won the hearts of all participants: Yakshagaana by Vidushi Mahima S Rao and team, Yakshagana artistes, performance by Gladson Peter, one-man-band, play by Prithesh Bhandari and team, theatre artists and filmmaker, Bharatanatyam by Vidwan Deepak Kumar and Vidushi Preethikala, Bharathanatyam artistes.

Dr Binu KG, Faculty Coordinator of TEDxSJEC, Ms Crystal D’Souza, Licensee and Lead Organizer of TEDxSJEC, Vernon Serrao, Co-Organizer of TEDxSJEC were also present.

First Edition of TEDxSJEC held at St Joseph Engineering College with great gusto
First Edition of TEDxSJEC held at St Joseph Engineering College with great gusto
First Edition of TEDxSJEC held at St Joseph Engineering College with great gusto
First Edition of TEDxSJEC held at St Joseph Engineering College with great gusto
First Edition of TEDxSJEC held at St Joseph Engineering College with great gusto
First Edition of TEDxSJEC held at St Joseph Engineering College with great gusto
First Edition of TEDxSJEC held at St Joseph Engineering College with great gusto
First Edition of TEDxSJEC held at St Joseph Engineering College with great gusto
First Edition of TEDxSJEC held at St Joseph Engineering College with great gusto
First Edition of TEDxSJEC held at St Joseph Engineering College with great gusto
First Edition of TEDxSJEC held at St Joseph Engineering College with great gusto
First Edition of TEDxSJEC held at St Joseph Engineering College with great gusto
First Edition of TEDxSJEC held at St Joseph Engineering College with great gusto
First Edition of TEDxSJEC held at St Joseph Engineering College with great gusto
First Edition of TEDxSJEC held at St Joseph Engineering College with great gusto
First Edition of TEDxSJEC held at St Joseph Engineering College with great gusto
First Edition of TEDxSJEC held at St Joseph Engineering College with great gusto
First Edition of TEDxSJEC held at St Joseph Engineering College with great gusto
First Edition of TEDxSJEC held at St Joseph Engineering College with great gusto

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