SAC hosted the second edition of TEDxSAC

St. Aloysius College(Autonomous) hosted the second edition of TEDXSAC on April 30 in LF Rasquinha Auditorium of the college. 

"Learning is a constant process" and this event provided the perfect opportunity to acquire knowledge from prominent people in their professions through their skill-set and experience. TEDxSAC 2023 was a special event curated with the finest speakers from the local community with the theme "MANIFEST YOUR MATRIX". It was a journey through the minds of intellectuals to understand concepts that we don't often hear about. This event was a platform for exchange of ideas and being open to positive changes.

With the aim of growing together as a society and paving the way for development on a personal as well as societal level, speakers from various walks of life were invited to shed light on their experiences in their field of expertise. 

The first speaker for the event was Alobo Naga who spoke on "Perfect symphony", he was followed by Mohammed Hussain, who shared his experience on the "Dichotomy of perception".  Rasapallavi a Yakshagana team performed the art form native to Karnataka. The third speaker was Dr. Keerty Nakray who opened our eyes to the revolution of work culture. The next speaker was Rizwan Ramzan Ahamed, who gave a talk titled "jump first, think second". Sahithi Mannar, a child sex abuse survivor talked about "Ousting the real monsters under the bed" which was followed by a band performance by Band Xscape. 

The first speaker for the afternoon session was Rashi Mal who spoke on the importance of self awareness. She was followed by Neetu Vanajakshi, a trans woman who shared her life and experiences with the audience from not being accepted in society to winning every heart. A renowned Saxophone performer Shalmali performed. Ranjani Ramakrishnan spoke about her struggles with vitiligo and how she embraced herself, urging others to do the same. The last speaker for the day was Col. Nithin Bhide who spoke on "The Frontiers of conflict" and inspired the audience on the life of an army man.

The event concluded with a dance performance by The Groove and a vote of thanks was proposed by the student organizer Ms. Mazel Fernandes. 

About TEDx, x = independently organized event
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.) 

About TED
TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California almost 30 years ago, TED has grown to support its mission with multiple initiatives. The two annual TED Conferences invite the world's leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes on a diverse mix of topics. Many of these talks are then made available, free, at TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Isabel Allende and former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. The TED2014 Conference takes place in Vancouver, British Columbia, along with the TEDActive simulcast in neighboring Whistler. TEDGlobal 2014 will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. TED's media initiatives include, where new TED Talks are posted daily; the Open Translation Project, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as translations from volunteers worldwide; the educational initiative TED-Ed; and TEDBooks, short e-books on powerful ideas. TED has established the annual TED Prize, where exceptional individuals with a wish to change the world get help translating their wishes into action; TEDx, which supports individuals or groups in hosting local, self-organized TED-style events around the world; and the TED Fellows program, helping world-changing innovators from around the globe to amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities. Follow TED on Twitter at, or on Facebook at http://