James Christopher Harrison born on 27 December 1936 hailing from Australia. He holds the record for making the most blood donations. On the surface, James Harrison appears to be just an average guy but once shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. It’s what under the surface that makes him unique. He has a very rare blood type known as Rh Null which has been termed by scientists as the Golden blood type. His blood contains a high level of anti-D antibodies which are given in cases where an Rh (D) negative mother carries an Rh (D) positive baby. This results in Rhesus Disease, a condition where a pregnant woman’s body makes antibodies to destroy the baby’s blood cells. This could result in brain damage or death of the child.
A story of a girl who was once unable to afford a pair of shoes became an ambassador for the same company
Hima Das, born near Dhing village in the state of Assam and is the youngest child among 5 siblings to parents who are farmers. Belonging from a poor family, A girl who was once unable to afford a pair of shoes became an ambassador for the same company. For her success she has been given the nickname “Dhing Express” which is based on the name of her hometown Dhing.
Whether it's a nice vacation in Europe or a weekend getaway in LA, Airbnb often comes as a viable option for everyone. A unicorn in the space of hospitality is a brilliant work of Brian Chesky and his co-founders of Airbnb. Brian Chesky – the man provided a home away from home.
Trupti Natekar initiative Path Finders is about educating Parents and empowering them to speak to their children on topics which normally uncomfortable for parents but atmost important. Trupti is a professional Behavourial Counsellor and has been running this initiative from last 2 years and helped many parents who needed guidance. She will be talking about her initiative and her eureka moment today.
Nikita worked in different capacities as a Journalist, Lecturer and Social Worker before qualifying for the prestigious Union public Services commission. After spending over 3 years in various administrative positions in DRDO, Air headquarters and NCC directorate, Nikita felt the urge to do something beyond and left the service to work for various NGOs. She spent some time at Save the children India and Sahas Sports foundation. It was while working on a social project she came across night schools accidentally. What she saw and heard compelled her to start Masoom in 2008 an organization focused on improving the night schools.
Saineshwar Bageri, who is an evangelist, tech blogger and an technologist. He has contributed 200+ articles on various upcoming technologies and 32 github projects. He has been awarded as microsoft most valuable professional which is given to very few notable contributors around the world.
Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft who has changed the way we use software technology. A constant source of motivation to many entrepreneurs and technologists for Bill Gates has received a lot of awards for his innovation and business leadership. Check out his story and his eureka moment.
Purvi Jhaveri, a travel enthusiast who was bit by the travel bug as a teenager and traveled all across India & trekked the Himalayan region including Nepal. Her wanderlust was so strong that soon after she embarked on another journey of travel planning for friends and family which lead to her initiative, Ways2Wander, a travel company that provides tailor-made holidays and experiences that are one-of-a-kind and unforgettable.
Upama Ashwin had been part of technology for more than a decade and now started her own venture in the field of creativity. She will be sharing her Eureka Moment with us and her story of transformation from an engineer to an artist.