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Speakers

Author & Philanthropist

Date & Time

Saturday Sat, 14 Nov 2020

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Location

Bangalore International Centre
7, 4th Main Road, Domlur II Stage
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560 071 India
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+91 98865 99675 bic@bangaloreinternationalcentre.org

Get ready for some tough questions from tough interviewers who are opinionated, sharp and also young…very young, in this AMA with Rohini Nilekani.

A light hearted, fun and informative session where young people get to ask and discuss whatever they feel the most passionate about with a person of influence and position of leadership in the community.

 

Speakers

Rohini Nilekani

Author & Philanthropist

Rohini Nilekani is Founder-Chairperson, Arghyam, a foundation she endowed to fund initiatives for sustainable water and sanitation across India. From 2004 to 2014, she was Founder-Chairperson of Pratham Books, a non-profit children’s publisher. She is Co-founder-Director of EkStep, a non-profit education platform.

A former journalist writing for leading publications, she is also the author of “Stillborn” and “Uncommon Ground”, both published by Penguin Books India. In 2017, she was inducted as Foreign Honorary Member of the AmericanAcademy of Arts and Sciences.

As signatories of the Giving Pledge, Rohini and Nandan Nilekani have committed half their wealth to philanthropy.