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Ishita Katyal

Author, TEDx Licensee & Motivational Speaker
Ishita Katyal, all of 11 years is an Author & Motivational speaker. She believes there is so much out there in the environment for young people like herself to get inspired, imagine new things and start doing something creative at an early age. Ishita says that there should be nothing stopping a child from experimenting to do what they want to do in life and they should not wait to be an adult to follow their passion.

Ishita has spoken at the prestigious global TED Conference in Vancouver, TEDYouth in New York, TEDxGateway, NASSCOM, Mind Mingle @IIM Ahmedabad, Toastmasters & REX conclive events etc. Ishita emphasises the message that all parents have a responsibility to help their children in discovering their creative interests and motivating them to spend time without fear in whatever they want to make.
Ishita is the youngest TEDxYouth organiser in the Asia-Pacific region. Ishita was also facilitated with 2015 Sakhi Samman award from Lokmat and REX Karmaveer Chakra Award and REX Global Fellowship 2014-15. She likes to write, dance and sing and loves to play basketball, is an avid reader and digs into Sudha Murthy and Ruskin Bond in her free time. She is author of “Simran’s Diary” which she wrote only at an age of 8.

Ishita is one of the youngest Author’s in India and was also featured in the Child Magazine as one amongst the 8 Child Prodigies in India. She is also the youngest indian ever to speak at the prestigious global TED Conference.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, February 17

1:50pm IST