Get inspired by kanthariTALKS #ChangeFromWithin

Bangalore, November 21, 2018: At the kanthariTALKS you will hear authentic stories that have propelled young visionaries to take the first step towards making social change. For its 10th anniversary, kanthariTALKS is coming to Bangalore for the first time and will take place at St. Johns Auditorium on 24th and 25th November, 9:30 am onwards.

Founders Sabriye Tenberken and Paul Kronenberg are the pioneers who set out to make a difference in the world and established kanthari, a social leadership training institution for people from disadvantaged circumstances, in Trivandrum. kanthariTALKS, is the culmination of the intensive training leadership and management program for those who want to make an impact via projects in different fields such as environmental protection, alternative education, women empowerment, and building an equal and inclusive society.

The event will host twenty-three speakers from 13 different countries will captivate you with their real life experiences, and motivate you to be a force of change too. These stories will provide an insight into their struggles on the path to building a brighter future for many. Renowned personalities such as Lakshmi Pratury, Founder & CEO of INK and Parmesh Shahani, Head of Godrej Culture will be making keynote addresses. 

Parmesh Shahani says “I have been a fan of kanthari ever since I heard Sabriye speak at INK in 2014, and I am very happy to be speaking at kanthariTALKS 2018 in Bangalore on Sunday 25th November. I have personally met and hosted some of the brilliant kanthariTALKS participants at our Culture Lab, and been inspired with their fierce commitment to creating a better world for future generations.  I believe that if we are to solve some of the great challenges of the future, we need organizations like kanthari that empower change makers to make the magic happen.”

Paul Kronenberg "We believe that change in society starts with individuals and their convictions.  We are very happy to host kanthariTALKS 2018 in Bangalore this week, to share our inspiring stories of change and reach a larger and more diverse audience in this city."

The Talks are an inspiration for millions who aspire to become change-makers to build a better society.


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