Monday, 13 February 2012
Global Leadership Summit
Shibani Hegde , Khushal Jhajharia of Class 9 & Abhishek Jayakumar of Class 8 along with their teacher coordinator Bindu Jayakumar attended the first ever Young Citizen’s Global Summit organised by the British Council at SAI International School, Bhubaneshwar between 26th-29th January, 2012.
The event was inaugurated by Shri Naveen Patnaik, honourable Chief Minister of Orissa and had a variety of modules ranging from Theatre, Communication Skills, 100 words, Youth Leadership. Fine arts, Big Dance to Tony Blair Faith Foundation & BBC WC with facilitators from U.K. 100 schools all over India participated in the Summit and there was a lot of camaraderie and exchange of ideas & views. The four day summit also included workshops by dignitaries like Mr. Subroto Bagchi(Vice Chairman-Mindtree), Mr. B.K Patnaik ( Chief Secretary, Odisha) followed by cultural programmes & a visit to the Konark temple & Sand sculpting festival at Chandrabagh Beach. The valedictory function was graced by the Governor of Odisha. The students took back with them a lot of memories, friendships & the importance of being a global citizen and ideas to start the Global Citizen Club in their respective schools.