A TEDx event is a local gathering where live TED-like talks and performances are shared with the community. TEDx events are fully planned and coordinated independently, on a community-by-community basis. The content and design of each TEDx event are unique and developed independently, but all of them have features in common. TEDxSeasonsStreet is your local event in Pune. This time an all-women event in your city.
As the winds of change sweep across the globe, they carry with them stories of remarkable women—creators, innovators, and visionaries. To celebrate these narratives and their far-reaching impacts, TEDxSeasonsStreet Women presents "The Mosaic of Change: Women, Creation, and Impact," an event dedicated to women's unique ideas and transformative power.
Like artisans crafting a mosaic, each tile carefully chosen and placed, women contribute distinctive ideas to the grand design of our collective future. Whether in the arts, sciences, business, or social spheres, women's creations lay the foundations for patterns of change that leave indelible imprints on societies and generations.
This TEDxSeasonsStreet Women event is not just another platform; it's a convergence of powerful voices and ideas. Through an ensemble of compelling talks, insightful panel discussions, and interactive sessions, attendees will traverse the world of ideas crafted by women. They will witness firsthand the challenges, the triumphs, the setbacks, and the milestones that shape these tales of change.
One of the organizers remarked, "In every nook and cranny of our world, women are not just narrating stories; they're creating them. 'The Mosaic of Change' is our tribute to every woman turning her unique idea into a transformative force."
Beyond celebrating past and present achievements, "The Mosaic of Change" also signals a future defined by the limitless potential of women's ideas. By spotlighting these narratives, TEDxWomen hopes to ignite inspiration, urging many more to add their unique tiles to this expansive mosaic.
As anticipation builds, this TEDxWomen event promises to be a transformative journey—a testament to the unyielding spirit of women who reshape our world with their ideas. If you wish to be part of this historical narrative, be sure to mark your calendars.
For further details about the event or to secure your tickets, please visit https://tinyurl.com/tedxseasonsstreetwomen2023
Introducing our changemakers:
Garima Kavathekar-Founder Director of Nisarg Srishti Welfare Foundation, Grehlakshmi Mrs. India'22- 1st runner up, Mrs. Maharashtra Empress of Maharashtra'21-RU, Mrs. Divine Diva 2021, Mrs. Fashion Icon 2022, Documentry creator, Hindi Script Writer and Voiceover Artist, Motivational Speaker, Influencer, Spandan Ambassador for Maharashtra to promote Art and Culture, Pageants Jury, Career Counsellor. Her life is a great inspiration to others. She has faced multiple challenges in her life yet paved a path for other women to follow their dreams. She is running an NGO named "Nisarg Srishti Welfare Foundation" and working for environmental conservation, Women Empowerment, Art and literary promotions, creating awareness to reduce noise pollution in India.
Her dream is to empower every women in society especially in the rural areas and motivate them to achieve their goals.
Mrs.Meenal Sujit Thipse-Image Consultant, Corporate Trainer by profession and food stylist by passion, JOSH Talk Speaker. Late.Smt.Sushma swaraj Awardee, Mrs. Top of the world 2018 plus 3 Awardee, Fashion ICON Awardee, Received award in Dubai from royal family members for glamourising Indian cuisine ,festivities at an International level, Newspaper column writer, FEMINA cover page Model, plus size model, cookery show winner, much more. Conducts workshops on grooming ,image and wardrobe management etc.Her motto in life is to create confidence in women to look beyond the conventional definition of beauty and stand out in the crowd with grace! Do something different and do what u love!Plus + is positive and can never be negative.
Manju Kaira-Manju Kaira has travelled a long journey to become an Internationally Published author, Motivational Speaker, and Lifestyle & adolescent coach. Her first book is “The Inseparable Souls” which is a fiction and she has also coauthored many books on parenting and leadership.Her lifestyle coaching is a beautiful amalgam of working on the inner and outer aesthetics of a person for a result that is long-lasting and impactful.Above all her humanitarian heart makes her the Global Goodwill Ambassador of India! She is Living by a simple quote by Gautam Buddha: Our life is shaped by our mind; we become what we think.
Dr. Pallavi Prasad-Director BRAINWISE. Doctor by profession and pageant enthusiast by hobby she is an all rounded person. She has organised and conducted multiple health check up and awareness camps. She has also worked government projects in the healthcare sector. Not only that she has creditable and valuable work in covid, specially for Home Isolation Care and single handedly supported more than 5000 covid families. She is also a certified counsellor for mental health. She is the Director at White Divine events through which she has found great success. To add to her achievements, she is the Mrs. India Tiara Global Classic 2018.She is media influencer and model.She had achieved several awards in various categories.She has launched Brainwise with Dr Pallavi,a podcast to bring about medical awareness that the audience can soak from the comfort of their homes.
Dr. Chytra Anand– Dermatologist Kosmoderma Clinics -Globally renowned. Award-winning cosmetic dermatologist, celebrated for her proficiency in skin of color treatments. The force behind Kosmoderma Clinics and SkinQ Dermacare, she's not just a medical trailblazer but also a formidable woman entrepreneur. In addition to her clinical endeavors, Dr. Anand is an esteemed author who champions the cause of inclusive beauty for skin of color, pushing boundaries and challenging conventions. Her advocacy for diversity in beauty standards and her deep understanding of diverse skin tones cements her status as an influential voice in the global skincare industry.Her Mission is to enable people of colour to look good and be the best version of themselves.
Neha Deshpande- IT Professional, Author, show director- Achiever in several streams of life, and for her, this is just the beginning. Professional accolades apart, Neha does not believe in limiting her learnings purely to academics or profession. Crowned as Diva Mrs. West India 2018 - Beauty with a Purpose, Neha went on to be a groomer and show director in several stage events. What started as a pastime, soon won hearts when she shared her writings with friends and family. It inspired her to co-author Aashayein and Let's Trance Anthology. Currently the editor of WO-BRIGHT magazine, her social influencer abilities won her Mardani Maharashtrachi 2022 – a State Level Award.From being just another IT professional 2 decades ago, she has grown leaps and bounds, to being a Director in her current organization. Having positively influenced the people around her, she now embarks on the journey to have an assertive impact on people associated with her.Her mantra being – ASPIRE TO INSPIRE.
Dr. Nilam Bansode-Director of Maharashtras leading Ayurved Chikitsalay.Dr Bansode's Shree Vishwanand Ayurvedic Panchakarma Chikitsalay. The only luxurious and well equipped panchakarma centre ranked number one in Maharashtra located at Magarpatta.Celebrating silver jubilee year.
Founder of unique antenatal ayurvedic program " supraja sanskar " which ensures healthy motherhood and overall development of baby in the womb . Director of Shree Vishwanand Ayurved Gurukul where we pass on our ancient Ayurveda science to the next generation vaidyas .Founder of new venture “SuprajaVishwa”Ayurveda fertility solutions.Apart from profession made a mark in fashion industry as beauty with brain. Won and judged several pageants like Mrs India International,Mrs Maharashtra and Sakal Max fashion Icon.She has awards like Golden women , Most influential women and Women of substance award.Ayurveda doctor , health blogger , youtuber , speaker .Making combination of Ayurveda and fashion.
Mrs. Rucha S Khot- Language Expert and Edupreneur-Mrs. Rucha S Khot is a passionate Polylinguist, Edupreneur, Teacher and Language Expert working with children and corporate institutions. She has travelled to 28 countries and explored 180+ cities due to her love for exploring and travelling both for business and leisure. She started her career with an Executive Search HR firm moving on to work with Bosch as a Translator, Trainer and Language Expert. After working in Germany and Bangalore she founded Flora Language Solutions and is actively running her start-up on a hybrid model. Flora Language Solutions has trained 300+ children and individuals in phonics, English, German and Spanish. She is an economics graduate, PGDM ( HR ) and M.Ed in Guidance and Counselling. She also has international diplomas in German and Spanish. She has won multiple awards and accolades for her contribution in the field of education and blogging. In 2019 she was featured in Femina November issue as a young woman Edupreneur. In 2021 she was featured amongst the top 300 small business entrepreneurs of India and has received 2 international scholarships to Germany.
Ankita Puri- Author and Entrepreneur-Ankita Puri is a distinguished entrepreneur, visionary leader, and accomplished author renowned for her groundbreaking work in the field of parenting and education. With a passion for empowering both parents and educators, she has left an indelible mark on the industry.As an entrepreneur, she has founded and led successful ventures in the education sector, demonstrating her innovative thinking and commitment to shaping the future of learning. Her commitment to mentorship and excellence in the higher education industry has earned her well-deserved recognition and awards. Ankita’s impact extends beyond entrepreneurship; she is the author of the best-selling book "Parenting the Alpha Generation." This book share insights which are spot-on, and the practical advice on up bringing digital age kids, is a lifesaver. She provides valuable insights and guidance to parents navigating the challenges of raising the technologically savvy and forward-thinking Alpha Generation. Radiating positivity, Ankita is on a mission to cultivate a pragmatic Generation Alpha.
Gayatri Chadwa-Gayatri Chadwa, the founder of Sva Eternal, an educator, and a lifelong diversity and inclusion advocate. She specializes in creating safe spaces to bridge the gap as students advance from the classroom to the workplace. With focus on the mental and emotional well-being she works on creating safe and inclusive spaces for each individual . With her core strength in working with the LGBTQAI+ community, individuals with disabilities and special needs she is currently also the Maharashtra State Chair for G100 Diversity & Inclusion Wing. She works with different schools for the lower economic families to create awareness about mental health, addictions, better education systems, self care and creating inclusive classrooms. For her work in the field of education and inclusion she has various recognitions and awards, "Iconic Women Creating Better World For All" By the Women Economic Forum, "Humanitarian Warrior in education" By WAOW Foundation, IIHM Teachers day Award to name a few.
Dr. Shweta Kakade Potdar-Community Builder-Puneri Thaska-Dr Shweta Kakade Potdar is a dentist by profession and a dedicated advocate of community-driven change. With a rich history spanning over 10 years, she has skillfully cultivated diverse communities, championed impactful causes, and harnessed the boundless potential of collective action. Her community, Puneri Thaska, has been recognized by Meta and Facebook on multiple occasions. Get ready to be inspired by her insights on community building and social transformation.
Kala Natrajan-A renowned empowerment coach, published author, and motivational speaker. She has dedicated her career to helping single women overcome challenges and embrace their true potential. Kala has authored four books, including "Empower Yourself," "Reinvent Yourself," "Born to Fight," and "Strike - A New Beginning for Single Women." In addition, she has co-authored 11 books, highlighting her versatility and expertise.Her 5th book is under publication now.Kala has received numerous awards for her coaching, writing, and social work. She has a program called ‘Empowered You” which is meant to empower both men and women. Kala's coaching approach emphasizes building confidence, self-worth, self-love, and gratitude. She helps her clients release the shadows of the past, cultivate a go-getter attitude, and work towards achieving their dream.
Anindita Chaudhuri-Ecopreneur, Educationist and Author-Anindita Chaudhuri, founder of Ecoserve, champions sustainability through made-in-India handicrafts, women empowerment, and celebrating our nation's heritage. As State President of WICCI, Maharashtra Sustainable Business Council, and a member of the National Advisory G100 Fashion and Textile, she's a voice on global platforms like G20 Sustainable and Resilient Communities. An author and international speaker, Anindita has received numerous accolades, including the Nari Shakti Puraskar, Entrepreneur Excel Award for 'Best Social Entrepreneur 2021', the 'Bharat Gaurav Samman', and the UK's 'Champion of the Earth' award.
Romal Surana-Romal Surana's transformation from overcoming initial challenges to becoming a renowned edupreneur is truly inspirational. More than just a mentor, she's a beacon of hope, guiding students with diverse learning challenges, ensuring they never feel alone in their journey.At the core of Romal's mission is a profound commitment to mental well-being and fostering open communication between parents and children. With a child-centric approach, she has positively influenced the lives of thousands of young minds.As the visionary Founder and Director of Nanhagyan Foundation, she has channelled her passion to assist, uplift, and guide children facing a spectrum of learning difficulties.Beyond her altruistic pursuits, Romal's professional accolades are equally commendable. A gold medallist with a master's in finance, she wears multiple hats: a certified handwriting analyst, parenting coach, NLP master practitioner, Pranic Healer, and co-author of four enriching books. Further deepening her expertise, Romal is currently delving into a Diploma in Autism and Special needs at Pune University.Recognition for her unwavering dedication has been plentiful. Among her recent honors are the Bhartiya Shiksha Padma Bhushan Puraskar and the esteemed Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Shiksha Sarvoch Samman 2023.
Sejal Ray-With over 23 years of experience in the IT domain, Sejal Ray is far more than just a tech professional. A recognized Bharatnatyam Visharad, she clinched victory at the 2019 International Dance Festival in Malaysia. Fitness and endurance manifest in her participation in over seven marathons.But it's not just dance and fitness; Sejal wears the hat of an author with grace. Her book, “Sunshine Through My Window,” beautifully curates 20 heartfelt stories of parents drawing inspiration from their children.Beyond her personal achievements, she's a pillar in the community. As the force behind "Taare Zameen Par (TZP)," an online platform, she's cultivated a community of 11.5K+ parents, creating a haven for children to unveil and nurture their talents.Her efforts haven't gone unnoticed. Esteemed figures, including Dr. APJMJ Sheik Saleem (grand nephew of Dr. Abdul Kalam ji), Pune CP Shri Amitabh Gupta, actress Sonali Kulkarni, Pune BJP President Jagdish Mulik ji, and celebrities like Kishori Sahane and Tanaaz Irani, have honored her dedication with accolades.
Vindi Pujari-Vindi Pujari, Parent and child counsellor, IKS Expert,Social activist and director at Nerva Foundation, began her journey with a Master's in Marketing Management and a stint at The Times of India, Pune. However, her true calling, a deep-rooted passion for children's education, led her to establish Pune's Nerva International School. She's not just an educationist but also a Parent and Child counselor, NHCA Singapore, and a Ph.D. scholar in Indian Knowledge Systems. Through NEF, she empowers street children, offers English workshops for the underprivileged, and conducts training programs across India. Vindi champions in Ancient Indian Philosophy, emphasizing the interconnectedness of all beings and the vision of a world united as one family. She believes that incorporating these values at the foundational stages of Education can reshape global education, creating a harmonious world.
Dr Ujwala Bairagi- Director at Intangio Institute of Training LLP and UB Investments Seasoned Corporate Trainer in Finance Domain.She is on the mission of Financial Literacy for Women. In order to empower individuals, she founded her own venture in Education Intangio Institute of Training Pune, which educates and empowers people from all walks of life on financial literacy. She has done PhD in Business Management Finance; she has worked in corporate and Academics and now in the noble profession of education to help others understand the importance of Investments and financial concepts at early age. She helps individuals to be financially independent, especially women. Lack of Financial awareness in Women is due to patriarchal society, Women are not involved in the big financial decisions, so Ujwala is trying to bridge the gap between financial literacy and literacy. Through her Awareness sessions, she is helping women to understand the intricacies in different financial products and their financial decision in a very simple way. She conducts training sessions and creates financial contents in technical analysis and finance. She is physically challenged who believes "when there is a will, there is a way". She is motivational Speaker with never give up attitude towards life. She has a firm with the name UB investments where she helps people choose right investment products for their future goals as per risk appetite.
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