Cuttack: Josh Talks in partnership with Facebook organized #BoostYourBusiness, an event that brings together business pioneers and upcoming professionals, on Saturday at Sri Sri University, Cuttack. This is first of its kind in Odisha and it’s conducted in the picturesque Sri Sri University which provides holistic education. This conference brought incredible stories of gritty people who have carved a niche for themselves in their respective fields and stood as a role model for the young generation.
The event aimed to foster the entrepreneurial spirit among the youth. This was complemented by a workshop that was aimed to help entrepreneurs, students, and professionals to enhance their digital skills and explain the power of online marketing.
Josh Talks passionately believes in articulating and raising the aspirations of young India and creating an impact. Over the last 3 years, Josh Talks has travelled across the country, covering 40 cities with one mission – to inspire positive action!
There were 6 speakers and panelists consisting of change-makers and achievers who spoke about their inspiring life journeys at the event. Some of the speakers include Sanyas Behera who is setting an example for persons with disability, Sanyas Behera is the first divyang OAS officer from the state with 100% blindness. Susant Pattnaik, Co-founder and MD, InThinks. He is a social tech entrepreneur with fifteen innovations and six patents to his name. He is a pioneer in the Artificial Intelligence Industry from Bhubaneshwa. Susant is a six-time recipient of the President’s award.
Vikas Das is the founder of Vat Vrikshya, a social enterprise that has helped more than 368 tribal families in Odisha. His journey from an IT job at IBM to solving problems of the tribal communities is highly inspiring. Sakyasingha Mahapatra started SakRobotix, one of India’s most renowned robotics startup. The company which started from a small room with eight students today imparts education both offline and online, reaching millions.
The Josh Talks Workshop witnessed more than 200 students and staff from Sri Sri University and other institutions of Odisha.