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Spread over two days, the summit will provide an opportunity to network with mentors, experts and fellow change makers to ask those questions you had no one to ask.

The Summit comprises of talks by inspiring youth icons, discussions on issues, story telling by young changemakers, clinics for counseling and workshops. It’s not just the serious stuff there’s lots of Comedy and Music you don’t want to miss.

Youth Speak Summit is presented by U.S. Consulate General Chennai and Nalandaway Foundation


Event Schedule:

Day 1: December 1st, 2018 

9:30 am - 9:45 am
Inauguration by Mr. Robert Burgess, U.S. Consul General of Chennai

10:00 am - 10:45 am
Keynote speech - Pa. Ranjith, Film Director and Activist

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Skill Share Garden

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Workshop – "Empathy to Social Action" by Ashoka Youth Venture

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Changemaker Stories - Ramnath Chandrasekar, Poornima Sukumar, Poorvaja Kumar, Harish Srinivasan, Nandhitha Hariharan, Dushyanth and Bhagya Sivaraman. 
Moderated by AVIS Viswanathan.

2:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Workshop – "Social Emotional Life Skills" by Sucheta Bhattacharya, Dream a Dream

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Social Entrepreneurship Pitch Fest 

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Human library by HLC

4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Panel discussion – "Building an inclusive society" 
Panelists: Kathir – Human rights activist; Shanti Raghavan – Disability activist; Akkai Padmashali – Gender activist; Dr. Lakshmi Ravikanth – Mental health expert. 

6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Conversation with Vetrimaran, Film director

7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Stand-up Comedy evening – Curated by Evam 

Day 2: December 2nd, 2018

9:30 am – 10:45 am
Panel discussion – "Are we ready for tomorrow’s jobs?" Panelists: Kuppulakshmi – Product Evangelist at ZOHO; Gangapriya Chakraverti –Global HR Director of FORD; Deepika Joon - Unesco MGEIP; Badri Seshadri – Managing Director at New Horizon Media Ltd. 

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Changemaker Stories – Neelam Palrecha, Aishwarya Manivannan, Pooja Devariya, Shrivatsan Shankaran, Pranav Shikarpur, Madhusudhanan Kalaichelvan, Sharanya Iyer. 

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Skill Share Garden 

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Workshop – Mobile Photography for Social Action by Sunder Ramu, photographer

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Social Entrepreneurship Pitch Fest

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Workshop – "Creative Arts Therapy" by Banyan

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Human library by HLC

4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Panel discussion – "Do artists have a role in social action?" Panelists: Anil Srinivasan – Pianist and music educator; Bramma – Film Director; Shuchi Kapoor, Trustee Chennai Photo Biennale; Karthik Kumar – Co-founder, Evam.

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm 
Keynote speech 

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm 
Announcing winners of SE Pitch fest 

7:00 pm – 7:15 pm 
Closing Remarks

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