TEDxHyderabadWomen 2016 – It’s About Time.

You can always tell who the strong women are. They are the ones you see building each other up, instead of tearing each other down.

With the laughter roaring in the air one could almost mistake it a college re-union as the 100 curated attendees met each other for TEDxHyderabadWomen 2016 at Franklin Templeton office.

The event kickstarted with organizer Ekta Viiveck Verma greeting everyone and divulging a little into the them of It’s about time.

The first performer of the day, Haleem Khan then sent the audience into a trance with a beautiful performance.

Up next was Dr. Manjula Anagani who talked about HIV ,how the the numbers of HIV patients are coming down and also the change in attitude of the society towards the disease.

Further up was a TED talk from the TEDWomen 2016 live stream.

Then the lights were back on as Doodling expert,Rohith Soni  brought out the doodler in all the attendees as he made each one of them express themselives  on a post it, which all of them posted on a huge poster around which he doodled up beautiful patterns making it truly an example of collaborative art.

The break was a mixture of some yummy food and wholesome conversations,

Another TED talk from the Live stream was played and then Haleem Khan our second speaker of the day told us about his   experience of  what women experience being a guy who dances as a women character .

Our second performer for the day Ramakrishna Shenoy voiced some beautiful verses of Speaking Poetry .Following which was the journey of Hyderabad’s SHE Team by Swati Lakra.

The event then came to end with a standing ovation for the TEDxHyderabad team bowing in front of the attendees and as the attendees walked out they took with themselves new perspectives , new friends,lots of goodies and a huge smile on their faces.

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