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Young achievers motivated Nagpurians to follow their passion as they shared their extraordinary life stories and experiences at Ishanya Youth Conclave organised at Chitnavis Centre by Rotary Club of Nagpur Ishanya in association with Nation Next as the media partner.
At the conclave, 13 speakers from different walks of life explained how passion and purpose can bring progress in one's life. These speakers included: Nakul Agrawal (TEDx Speaker, poet and dancer), Sahil Chawla (CEO, Tsecond Generation Technology Pvt Ltd), Sneha Umredkar (Singer and Youtuber), Neha Rahate (Food Blogger and Doctor), Shabana (Makeup artist and YouTuber), Dr Jerryl Banait (Doctor and Wildlife Activist), Shruti Jain (Chef), Priyanka Jaiswal (Fashion and Lifestyle Blogger and Youtuber), Azeem khan (Shayar and Entrepreneur), Mithilesh Vazalwar (Coffee Q-Grader, Roaster and Brewer), RJ Divya (Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM), Ankit Kshirsagar (Cyber security IT professional) and Amrita Vachher (Artist and Architect).
First to speak at the conclave was Nakul Agrawal, who shared how ups and downs in one's life can shape his/her personality for better. Explaining the difference between passion and purpose, Nakul said, "Passion is something which pulls you while purpose is something that pushes you. " Entrepreneur Sahil Chawla also spoke about passion as he said, "If your soul has a passion then this is your key to success. "
While Dr Jerry Banait explained how he always wanted to become a voice for voiceless animals, Dr Neha Rahate shared her journey as a food blogger. Entrepreneur and Shayar Azeem Khan motivated people as he recited one of his shayaris: "Kaun kehta hain ki halat se darta main hoon, Sar uthaye huye tufaan se ladta main hoon."
The organising team of Ishanya Youth Conclave included: Piyush Fattepuria (President of Rotary Club of Nagpur Ishanya),Project Directors Suman Mahesh Soni, Hiral Yatin Khara, Charu Baheti, Secretary Pritesh Chandak, Mahesh Soni and Yatin Khara.