Their remarks and ensuing discussions will focus on three central questions:
- What are the main challenges Mumbai will confront in the next 20 years?
- What roles do young people in Mumbai and from outside India play in the development of Mumbai?
- How are young people empowered to be Changemakers?
Chief Guest and Keynote Speaker:
• Sanjay Ubale, Minister for Urban Development, State of Maharashtra
• Michael Newbill, Chief of Economic and Political Affairs, US Consulate in Mumbai
• Shaheen Mistri, Founder and CEO of the Akanksha Foundation
• Navroze Godrej, Special Projects, Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd. (PA ’01)
• Emily Kumpel, graduate student at Berkley and volunteer for Haath Mein Sehat Project in Mumbai (PA ’02)
Participating schools and organizations include:
• Phillips Academy, Andover, MA USA
• Udayachal School, Vikhroli, Mumbai
• American School of Bombay
• Bombay International School
• Akanksha – Social Leadership Programme
• Save the Children India
• PUKAR (Partners for Urban Knowledge, Action & Research)
• Haath Mein Sehat, Mumbai
• Ashoka Youth Venture