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Yuva summit 2011


The Deshpande Foundation proudly announces Development Dialogue’s Yuva Summit on 27 January 2011. Yuva Summit is an annual event that attracts students and educators to celebrate the successes of the LEADers and their projects.

Yuva Summit 2011 will feature keynote Speaker, Rahul Bose. Bose is renowned for his work as an Indian actor, screenwriter, director, social activist, and rugby union player. His appearances in Hindi films, include Pyaar Ke Side Effects and Jhankaar Beats. Time magazine honored him as “the superstar of Indian arthouse cinema” for his work in parallel cinema films like English, August and Mr. and Mrs. Iyer. Bose is also a well know social activist and the founder of the anti-discrimination NGO, The Foundation.

The Summit will also feature special guest speakers:

Dr. Gururaj “Desh” Deshpande – Founder, Deshpande Foundation
Dr. Ashok Shettar- Principal, BVB College of Engineering, Hubli
Ken Zolot – Professor of Entrepreneurship, MIT, Boston
Meenu Venkateswaran – CEO Pravah, Delhi

We warmly invite youth, faculty, and college administrators affiliated with the Deshpande Foundation to join us at 9.00am on the 27th of January to share and hear stories of young leaders’ achievements, listen to inspiring keynote speakers, and participate in engaging group disc
ussions with youth leaders from across the world.welcome.

Space is limited, so please be sure to register online as soon as possible and at the latest by 5 January 2011.
If you are interested in attending or have queries regarding the Yuva Summit please contact the Yuva Summit team at or 0836-2378500.


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