Sparking Conversation, Connection & Community: Hamdard University Hosts 1st TEDx Event

KARACHI: Hamdard University hosted its very first TEDx Hamdard University event in Karachi featuring an incredible lineup of speakers and performance artists with the theme “FUNCTIONAL GROUPS” on February 3rd, 2021.

TEDx event is organized by volunteers from the local community, and just like TED events, it lacks any commercial, religious or political agenda. Its goal is to spark conversation, connection, and community.

The event was graced with the presence of honourable Chancellor – Madam Sadia Rashid, Vice Chancellor – Prof. Dr. Syed Shabib ul Hasan and Registrar – Pervez Ahmed Memon.

True to the format of the TED conference, TEDxHamdardUniversity hosted a one-day event featuring remarkable speakers from different walks of life, starting with Eesha Sheikh who talk about similarity between cyclobutane and humans, Fahad Mirza on unmasking of functional groups, Sidra Iqbal on women as terrible bosses, Khalid Malik on cultural diversity, Sameer Ahmed Khan on youth is the future funcrional group, and Farrukh Ahmed Khan on minimilistic weddings. Their talk creates a spectacular spark which in turn created a natural inspiration within the audience.

With performances of a social media sensation, Saad Sheharyar, and the amazing E Sharp band the participants had an entertaining evening as well.

TEDxHamdard University succeeds in the mission to connect the community, inspire innovation, and foster visionary ideas within the community. Hamdard University aims to bring thinkers, dreamers, and visionaries together.

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