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“Thinking Future – Life Beyond 377” in conversation with Harish Iyer – IIM Ally

“Thinking Future – Life Beyond 377” in conversation with Harish Iyer – IIM Ally

IIM Ally is a Special Interest Group at IIM Ahmedabad. The group strives to sensitize student community towards LGBTQ issues, create awareness and serve as a support group for queer individuals. The group conducts a wide range of activities including discussions, debates, workshops, performances, speaker sessions, reading sessions and movie screenings.
IIM Ally LogoThe group has organized various events including KASHISH Forward, Best of KASHISH, speaker sessions with eminent personalities like Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, Parmesh Shahani, Devdutt Pattanaik, Abheena Aher, Sridhar Rangayan and Ashok Row Kavi among others. An online awareness series called ‘Queer pe Charcha’ initiated by the group was covered by various media platforms and garnered wide appreciation.
IIM Ally is the first formally recognized LGBTQ resource group in any IIM in India. IIM Ally organizes such events frequently for the LGBTQ community and allies from Ahmedabad and other parts of Gujarat attend their events.
IIM Ally has organized a speaker session “Thinking Future – Life Beyond 377” on 30th Sept 2017 and has invited renowned equal rights activist Mr. Harish Iyer as guest speaker. IIM Ally is conducting this event in collaboration with The Red Brick Summit, the management symposium at IIM Ahmedabad happening from 29th Sept to 2nd Oct. I would like to extend an invitation to all of you for the above-mentioned event.

Time and date 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 30 th September 2017

Venue CR – 3, Old Campus, IIM Ahmedabad

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Contact number for inquiries Anoop Kumar Yadav – 7985012118; 9696540926

Other Details:
Registration Link: you can register here.
Registration is mandatory. There is no registration fee. Email invites shall be sent to registered individuals.

About Harish Iyer 

At a time when legalities over the world are starting to recognize the LGBT populace, one man in
India is striving harder than ever to empower the community here. IIM Ally & TRBS brings to you
Mr. Harish Iyer, an activist known worldwide for his campaigns to empower the LGBT community
and bring awareness on child abuse issues. In 2013, ‘The Guardian’ named him one among them
100 most influential LGBT people in the world (He was also the only Indian on the list). He has
participated in many talk shows on leading news channels and his life has inspired two major
films and is currently hosting a Talk show on Radio ISHQ FM in Mumbai named “The Gaydio Show” where he tries to give people at large a food for thought about the LGBT community and their struggles.

The Transgender Journey – A Talk by Jessica Lynn -IIM Ally -IIM Ahmedabad

The Transgender Journey – A Talk by Jessica Lynn -IIM Ally -IIM Ahmedabad

IIM Ally is a Special Interest Group at IIM Ahmedabad. The group strives to sensitize student community towards LGBTQ issues, create awareness and serve as a support group for queer individuals. The group conducts wide range of activities including discussions, debates, workshops, performances, speaker sessions, reading sessions and movie screenings.
IIM Ally LogoThe group has organized various events including KASHISH Forward, Best of KASHISH, speaker sessions with eminent personalities like Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, Parmesh Shahani, Devdutt Pattanaik, Abheena Aher, Sridhar Rangayan and Ashok Row Kavi among others. An online awareness series called ‘Queer pe Charcha’ initiated by the group was covered by various media platforms and garnered wide appreciation.
IIM Ally is the first formally recognized LGBTQ resource group in any IIM in India. IIM Ally organizes such events frequently for the LGBTQ community and allies from Ahmedabad and other parts of Gujarat attend their events.They have an upcoming event The transgender journey -A talk by Jessica Lynn.

About Jessica Lynn

ahmedabad
Jessica Lynn, a transgender woman, will be the speaker at an interactive talk session ‘The Transgender Journey’ at IIM Ahmedabad. She will be talking about her journey and the issues faced by transgender people, bust myths associated with the trans community, answer queries and share her perspective on various queer issues.

Jessica Lynn is a renowned public speaker who travels nationally and internationally to college campuses lecturing about the necessity for transgender awareness in our society. She is an advocate and professional speaker for Trans Rights and is also the president of Your True Gender, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the community on Trans Issues.

Time and date

5:30 pm, 16th September 2017

Venue

CR – 2, Old Campus, IIM Ahmedabad

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Contact number for inquiries

Anoop Kumar Yadav – 7985012118; 9696540926

Email – iimally@iima.ac.in

Other Details:

The event does not require any registration fee. Interested people are requested to drop an email at iimally@iima.ac.in citing their interest to attend the event along with their names and contact information.

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