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Think Culture Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that believes in promoting harmony amongst civilizations through the promotion of arts and culture, organised its fourth Annual Convention, Think Culture Conclave (TCC) in association with Manipal University, Jaipur. The conclave was initiated by Dr. Madhura Yadav, Dean, Faculty of Design at Manipal University, Jaipur and an opening note by George Tharian, Group CEO, Topline Consulting Group India.

Dedicated to the theme, “Cultural Intelligence on Social Innovation in the Digital Era”, the eminent dignitaries comprising Entrepreneurs, Artists, and Academicians drove a conversation on the understanding of Cultural Intelligence on social innovation driven by technology and youth.

The opening note was followed with a Panel discussion on how Cultural Intelligence has evolved in the Digital Era and how it enhances social innovation. The speakers who shared their focused insights in the Forum were Ms. Uma Prajapati, Founder of Upasana, Auroville, Ms Juhi Pandey, Center Head – Shillong, Center of Excellence for Khadi (a joint project of NIFT & MSME), Dr Ranjitsinh Disale, Global teacher prize winner, World Bank education adviser, Dr Shikha Jain, International expert, World Heritage UNESCO and Ms Yan Han, Founder and Chairperson, Think Culture Foundation and Board director, Tianli Biotechnology, Australia.

“In the Indian context, the digital era is in the hold of the privileged, it’s on us to showcase the stories that help build our societies”, said Ms Juhi Pandey, Center Head – Shillong, Center of Excellence for Khadi (a joint project of NIFT & MSME).

The speakers explored the understanding of Cultural Intelligence on social innovation driven by technology and youth. They discussed how Cultural Intelligence, today, has become more and more important for business leaders. As for business management education and how the education industry has approached this development.

“Scientists pursue technology application, societies live its implication”, Ms. Yan Han, Founder and Chairperson, Think Culture Foundation and Board director, Tianli Biotechnology, Australia.

Think Culture Foundation (TCF), in its belief that at the core of every cultural civilization lies “common human values”, has taken initiatives to propagate cultural understanding. Among many of these steps to empower youth, women and businesses is its annual event, Think Culture Conclave (TCC). Since its inauguration in 2018, TCF has organised three annual conclaves initiating fruitful discussions and thought provoking conversations around themes that impact culture.

“A digitally safe future will not be handed to us, it’s our responsibility to create”, Ms. Uma Prajapati, Founder of Upasana, Auroville.

“Social innovation begins on ground, let’s pay attention to the technology and tradition we’ve inherited and let’s figure out how to add onto it”, Dr. Ranjit Singh, Global teacher prize winner, World Bank education adviser.

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