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TEDxConnaughtPlace - Ishita Khanna - Discovering the magic of the Himalayas

Ishita's passion for the environment and love for the mountains led her to found Ecosphere with a few like-minded individuals. An alumni of some of India's premier institutes, Ishita has over the years been recognized as amongst India's leading 50 social entrepreneurs. She was voted as a Youth Icon in 2008 by Mtv and a Real Hero in 2010 by CNN-IBN. She has also been recognised as an Ashoka Fellow for being a changemaker.In her talk, Ishita shares the story of life in the region of Spiti, home to only around 11000 people, and how she works towards establishing a harmonious way of subsistence for inhabitants of this cold desert in the Himalayas.About TEDx: In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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