TEDx AIIMSBhubaneswar strives to create a community where conversations about diverse ideas inspire us to make a difference. Speakers will join us for one day to share their passions, their insights and inspirati



Shri Bishnupada Sethi

Shri Bishnupada Sethi, Senior IAS Officer and Managing Director, OSDMA is a man who lets his work speak his worthAmong the several initiatives he has taken, the one that takes the spotlight would be his active involvement in the rescue and disaster management team both before and after the Category 4 cyclone 'Fani' hit the coasts of Odisha.


Swastik Padma

Swasthik Padma, an 18 year old prodigy from a small town in Karnataka, India finds solutions to modern day problems like plastic waste management and water scarcity by thinking out of the box. He shares his journey from making tools for farmers as a child to getting a planet named after him by MIT as a teenager.


Dr. Gagandeep Kang

Dr. Gagandeep Kang recollects the ethical challenges of research she's seen in all her years - and redefines throwing yourself into your work.The phrase 'it's a man's world' starts to become obsolete- she is the first Indian woman to be inducted as a Fellow of the Royal Society.


Dr. Tara Rajendran

Dr. Tara Rajendran illuminates the age old idea of the influence of medicine and music over each other.  On her path to learning oncology as a visiting student, she also realised the therapeutic effects of music with the help of the Saraswati Veena. She describes how being a musician and a physician taught her the sacredness of human connections. Having played the Veena since the age of 7, and under the mentorship of the advisory Dean of Harvard Medical School, Dr. Rajendran could beautifully blend her passions to pursue music therapy. 


Pattabi Raman

Photojournalist and documentary photographer Pattabi Raman has always strived to capture the raw truth that the world offers. He guides us through the four key moments in his career which formed, shaped and set in stone his resolve. He learns, through the fleeting memories pinched through his camera lens, to follow his heart and stay committed to his purpose.


Dr. Bindu Menon

Eminent neurologist Dr. Bindu Menon shares her inspiring life story in which she followed her heart's true calling. This was on a difficult yet satisfying path to social commitment which culminated in her pet projects 'Neurology on wheels' and 'Dr. Bindu Menon foundation', both of which are a great boon for the underprivileged people lacking access to proper healthcare facilities. It will surely inspire budding doctors to give back something to the society.


Smita Parikh

Smita Parikh started out in the city of dreams as a small town girl. A bit unsure but filled with resolve, she maneuvered through the hustling city and established herself as RJ, actor, writer and the Managing Director and CEO of E Bizz Entertainment. She guides us through her journey and the blossoming Lit O Fest, its hurdles and future prospects.