To celebrate Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th Birth Anniversary, New Acropolis Cultural Organization curated a conference held in Mumbai, India. New Acropolis hosted a day-long conference “Empowering Real Change – Leadership for a Better World” on 15th December. The conference had 259 attendees from different walks of life including Corporates, NGOs, Government Institutions and Students.
The event was curated by Mr. Yaron Barzilay (Director), taking inspiration from Gandhi’s relentless pursuit for Truth. The event brought together distinguished leaders who have been striving to make a better world through tireless work in their various fields such as Education, Philosophy, Ecology, Anthropology, Governance, Microfinance and Corporate Social Responsibility.
Anu Aga (Teach for India),
Ronnie Screwvala (The Swades Foundation),
Sonam Wangchuk (SECMOL, HIAL),
Dr. Vandana Shiva (Navdanya),
Chetna Gala Sinha (Mann Deshi Bank),
Dr. Saamdu Chetri (Gross National Happiness Centre, Bhutan),
Dr. Tridip Suhrud (Gandhian Historian),
Pierre Poulain (Author, Philosopher and Photographer),
Fernand Schwarz (Author, International Institution Hermes),
Yaron Barzilay (New Acropolis Cultural Organization)
In the last panel of the day Mr. Fernand Schwarz concluded, “The smallest step we make inside ourselves towards the good is a step for all mankind”
This is the third event in the series of Empowering Real Change for which New Acropolis received messages of support from His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Hon. Prime Minister (India) Shri. Narendra Modi and Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis, Nobel Laureate Shri. Muhammad Yunus among others.