All roads lead to TEDxCOEP

All roads lead to TEDxCOEP

Ever wondered what moments lead people towards greatness? How a decision made on the spur of a moment leads to an impact that can be cherished for a lifetime? Witness exhilarating TED talks session at College of Engineering, Pune (COEP) on Sunday, where the speakers will collectively present stories along with ideas and thoughts that can motivate you.
In its third edition, TEDxCOEP would carry forward the legacy of avant garde discussions, with its intense, dynamic and diverse theme, SEE — Serendipity, Epiphany, Eunoia. The motive of this theme is achieving a Eunoia between the audience and the speaker through narration of anecdotes and events that proved to be a happy coincidence for the speakers, and which made them realise the greater things in life. SEE promises to be a collective bouquet of such wonderful, inspiring events which will transcend the boundaries of conventional thinking.
The goal is to bring together bright minds to give talks that are idea-focused, and on a wide range of subjects, to foster learning, inspiration and wonder and provoke conversations. 

The event is scheduled on March 1, 9 am onwards. The entire day is divided over three sessions scheduled from 9 am to 6 pm in Main Auditorium, COEP. The audience would be limited to 100 participants, hence prior registration is recommended. To register, visit:

A little about speakers
Sachin Narode: Narode is a social entrepreneur and venture strategist. He is the co-founder of Survive and Thrive today, a summit for mission-driven entrepreneurs and investors. He will be sharing his insights on how to start a business from scratch. 

Ravija Singal: She is the youngest Asian woman to win the ‘Ironman’ title at the age of 19. The trialathon event includes nearly 4 km swimming, 180 km cycling and 42 km running. Singal, who is a national level swimmer, managed to complete the event in 16 hours five minutes and forty-five seconds. She shows us that nothing is unachievable when we are persistent and work hard.

Amrut Deshmukh: A bibliophile at heart, Deshmukh left his job as a Chartered Accountant to ‘Make India Read’. Deshmukh picks up the bestsellers and converts them into audio and text summaries that are just 20 minutes long. 

Deenaz Raisinghania: Raisinghania is a UGC - Junior Research Scholar at Department of Media and Communication Studies, a content writer on parenting, and a travel blogger. She is known as backpacking mama as she has travelled solo to three countries with her baby. The Jaipur-based blogger would be sharing her experience of travelling to different places and why she recommends that every parent follow her lead. 

Colonel Amit Dalvi: Colonel Amit Dalvi, a man with 23 years’ Armed Forces background, and a distinguished experience of working in varied environments, is the Director at the Services Preparatory Institute. He has been grooming the next generation for a career in armed forces. 

Vinit Deshpande: A music director, composer, arranger and producer in the Marathi film industry, Deshpande is the co-founder of a street jamming group called RAASTA - Street Jammers. He will talk about how he got the idea of forming this group. 

Abhijaat Bedekar: An engineer-turned-teacher and mentor, Bedekar currently is Recruitment Manager Lead, College and Corporate Relations for East and West Zones. He has great passion to empower the future of India, so he joined the Teach For India fellowship programme. Within some days, he realised that nothing made more sense to him than being a part of a cause he fiercely believes in. And thus, he made a conscious decision to quit his job with PwC, and moved to India to join Teach For India in a high impact leadership role. 

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