Nine young people at the event at Shiv Nadar University on August 7 gave five-minute speeches explaining why their policy idea could improve the world and demonstrate that they are the leader that could make it happen.
Dharini Suresh, Founder and Public Policy Associate of GrandWay Companies and Women’s Business Incubation Center, from Kerala impressed the panel with her talk on menstrual hygiene while Kumar Kunal Jha, an assistant professor at TISS Mumbai spoke on LGBT community.
Rishika Das Roy, working as consultant at Oxford Policy Management choose climate change as her topic and Gaurav Dnyanoba Somwanshi, consultant at PwC talked on need for having an unique identity.
A total of 450 youths participated in the forum out of which nine made it to the finals. The four winners will become part of a global network of emerging policy leaders along with securing places on Future Leaders Connect, a major initiative run by the British Council – Britain’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.
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