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‘I will use this platform to push for inclusivity in India’

DNMUM381150 | 1/12/2017 | Author : DNA Corespondent | WC :393

LGBTQ activist Parmesh Shahani has become the only Indian to be named senior TED Fellow
Parmesh Shahani, head of the Godrej India Culture Lab in Vikhroli (Mumbai) was named as Senior Ted Fellow on Wednesday, making him the only Indian to receive the honour this year. Shahani became a TED fellow in 2009 and this ‘promotion’ is a recognition of the advances he has made since then.
“The TED Fellowship programme brings together young people who have the potential to change the world,” explained Shahani.
“As a senior Fellow, I now have the chance to attend four more conferences in Vancouver, but more importantly to work closely with the TED team and assimilate their ideas. I’ll also get to mentor other fellows.”
Interestingly, the idea of a platform for cross-pollination of ideas through which solutions could be fo
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