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First Edition of TEDxSJEC held at St Joseph Engineering College with 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, 16 February 2020.

The event was inaugurated at the college quadrangle by all dignitaries. The speakers and the 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. Dr. Binu KG, Faculty Coordinator of TEDxSJEC, Ms. Crystal D’Souza, Licensee & Lead Organizer of TEDxSJEC, Mr. Vernon Serrao, Co-Organizer of TEDxSJEC were also present.

Post the inaugural, all speakers and performers planted saplings on the campus as a part of the Go Green Initiative of 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 of 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:

  • Ms. Corrine Antoinette Rasquinha, Social Worker and Founder of White Doves NGO
  • Shri Girish Bharadwaj, Padma Shri Awardee, Engineer & Social Innovator
  • Mx Ria Sharma, Model, Speaker, Storyteller, and an LGBTQAI + Youth Activist
  • Mr. Omkar Pai, Engineer and Nature Enthusiast
  • Ms. Aarohi Pandit, World Record Holding Indian Pilot
  • Mr. Abhiraj Rajadhyaksha & Ms. Niyati Mavinkurve, Chief Storytellers at Following Love/Travel Writer and Author
  • Mr. Vaishak JP, Mountaineer
  • Dr. Smitha Hedge, Teacher & Scientist

Apart from the speakers, the following performances won the hearts of all participants:

  • Yakshagaana by Vidushi Mahima S Rao & Team, Yakshagana Artistes 
  • Performance by Gladson Peter, One Man Band, 
  • Play by Prithesh Bhandari & Team, Theatre Artist & Film Maker
  • Bharatanatyam by Vidwan Deepak Kumar & Vidushi Preethikala, Bharathanatyam Artistes

 

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

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