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British Council organizes ‘Inspired by India’ talk on ‘Entrepreneurship in the digital space’ in Chennai

Chennai, July, 2018: Continuing the celebrations of 70 years in India, British Council is organizing an Inspired by India talk on “Entrepreneurship in the digital space” on 13th July, 2018. The talk will be conducted by Mr. Arjun S, Founder and President, LateraLogics Innovations, who is an inspiring example of being an entrepreneur at the young age of 17. During his talk, Arjun will throw light on his entrepreneurial journey that started when he was in eighth grade and how he came up with the idea of his start-up that provides everyday solutions to make life easier for all.

This talk is a part of the celebration of World Youth Skills Day which is celebrated on 15th July across the world to make youth ready for employment through education and various other skills. This talk aims to give youngsters with skills that will transform them and their communities and help them be successful in life.

Details:

Age Group: 12-17 years

Date: 13th July, 2018

Time: 10.00 p.m. to 12 p.m.

Venue: British Council, 737, Anna Salai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600002

Registration Details:

Entry: FREE (prior registration required)

For details and registrations please contact Susan Chettri at [email protected], Contact: 8939831721

NOTE: All children should be accompanied by parent/s or adults.

About the Speaker:

Arjun S is the founder of a technology solutions company, Lateralogics which comes up with solutions to common everyday problems and one of the youngest entrepreneurs in India. He was the winner of the App Inventor contest at MIT for a bus tracking app for schools. He has been facilitated by many organization like Computer Society of India (CSI), IEEE Computer Society – Madras. Among his numerous awards are Google Web Rangers Contest, National Child Award for Exceptional Achievements, Young Innovators Award 2017 and App Inventor Bug Finding Contest.

About British Council:

The British Council is the UK’s international organization for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust. We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.

 

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