Pecha Kucha Night Delhi #27 – The last few…for now

VrindaGokhale (1)Vrinda Gokhale started making jewellery as a hobby in September 1992 and found a way to make it acceptable at a time when people weren’t quite open to trying alternative jewellery. After selling her first piece in January 1993, Vrinda has gone on to making jewellery for eminent design personalities such as Rohit Bal, Aki Narula, Manish Arora and Payal Jain. She has been featured in the Times of India, Indian Express, Asian Age, Elle Decor, Cosmopolitan, Femina and Women’s Era amongst others and created work for shows including Living on the Edge, Khoobsorat and MTV Fresh. Vrinda has held exactly two jobs, she previously worked as a sales assistance and then with a jeweller making absolutely horrendously ugly jewellery which she was too ashamed to put my name on.

AmyuAbhimanyu Saighal is a 9 year old student of Shri Ram School, Vasant Vihar who is passionate about machines and robots. From dismantling every possible gadget he could find since he was 4 years old, he has now moved on to making simple robots.He dreams of one day becoming an innovator who will create fascinating new gadgets that help people.

 

Shefali for pecha kuchaShefali Sharma, growing up, was exposed to a plethora of cuisines spread across Germany, Paris, England  which led to her degree in Bakery and Patisserie. She has worked at the Leela Kempinski and Di Ghent Boulangerie, She draws inspiration from a range of disciplines varying from books to art to whip up cookies and cakes, and pastries and bread.

Ravi pic for pecha kucha

Ravi Kulsreshtha is a copywriter by day and an independent filmmaker by night. His love for film, allowed him to break free from his engineering background and pursue filmmaking, a skill that he has taught himself over the years. Both Shefali and Ravi are drawn towards the amalgamation of different forms of creative impressions, which they feel yield rather compelling results!

ManasManas Chhabra is a technologist who is tinkering with ideas for social innovations. Through his collaborations with maker spaces and also through his public presentations, he has been pitching for ways of  how technologies such as open hardware , 3D printing, cloud computing, mobile  etc. can be merged to create effective products for India society. Manas is a  Hindu Hitachi scholar  and holds B.E. degree in Electronics and Communication from B.I.T. Mesra.

 

 

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