AIESEC in Delhi IIT, India organised an event by youth for youth, named Youth Speak Forum on 15th April 2018, Sunday. Held at Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi, it started at 10.30 am with over 300 students from different colleges and academic backgrounds from across Delhi. It was organised by the youth for youth, and aimed to create a space for meaningful and #inspirational conversations which would motivate the delegates to #engage by initiating relevant projects or campaigns and #act on the issues of the hour.
Youth Speak Forum 2018 was presented by¬†Coca-Cola¬†and involved major partnerships with¬†The Lalit New Delhi¬†and¬†Krafted With Happiness. The panel included four prominent speakers included¬†Rebecca Reichmann Tavares-¬†Chief of UN Women‚Äôs Multicounty Office for India, Bhutan, SriLanka and the Maldives,¬†Anjali Sharma¬†‚Äì Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President at Genpact,¬†Prashant Parameswaran¬†‚Äì Director of Marketing Strategy and Insights in India and South West Asia at Coca-Cola and¬†Digital Gandhi¬†‚Äì Author, Artist, Scientist, 7 Time TEDx Speaker, Brand Creator, Philosopher, Cause Artist, Storyteller, Presentation Expert.¬†They spoke on youth-centric matters and pressing issues related to Sustainable Development Goals by United Nations.
Initiating conversations with people from financial, marketing, social and media industry, the event created a space to inspire. Although the event ended on a successful¬†note, the real impact of the Forum could be measured when the delegates acted upon what they heard. To measure the extent of the same, #ActToImpact online campaign was initiated, wherein delegates were motivated to click pictures of the steps they take and post them with the hashtag.
AIESEC in Delhi IIT is grateful to every stakeholder who made this event possible.