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26 Jun 2019

The Power of Storytelling - an Introduction to 'This is Me' in India

Join us as we introduce the This is Me programme and explore the power of storytelling in opening up conversation on disability and mental health in India. Featuring Guest Speaker from Storywallahs

Description

Companies committed to reducing the stigma, opening up the conversation and creating more inclusive workplaces for those with a disability and mental health issues are invited to attend this ½ day programme. Referencing the widely acclaimed This is Me programme, we’ll be exploring the power of storytelling in driving culture change – demonstrating how this can be particularly effective when it comes to sensitive subjects such as disability and mental health.

We’re delighted to be joined by Story Teller and Story Coach, Ameen Haque, Founder of Storywallahs who will lead an experiential session and share top tips on telling stories with impact.

In addition, our corporate panel will share their experiences of running storytelling programmes and opening up the conversation on these important topics in the workplace.

Come along to find out how we are looking to promote This is Me in India and how your organisation can get involved. 

Programme

  • Introduction & Welcome
  • The Power of Storytelling: Guest Speaker Ameen Haque, Founder of Story Wallahs
  • Promoting This is Me in India: Community Business to share details of the programme and facilitate a corporate panel on experiences and impact of running This is Me in other markets
  • Getting Involved: As we share plans for the promotion of This is Me in India, discover how your company can get involved.

Registration for the event is free. 

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Practical Information

  • 26.06.19
    10am - 12:30pm IST
    Add to calendar 26-06-2019 10:00 AM 26-06-2019 12:30 PM The Power of Storytelling - an Introduction to 'This is Me' in India Join us as we introduce the This is Me programme and explore the power of storytelling in opening up conversation on disability and mental health in India. Featuring Guest Speaker from Storywallahs Microsoft Research 9 Vigyan, Lavelle Road Bangalore 560001 Asia/Kolkata
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    9 Vigyan, Lavelle Road Bangalore 560001
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Event Speakers

  • Ameen Haque

    Ameen Haque

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    Founder, Storywallahs

Founder, Storywallahs

Ameen Haque

Story coach, Innovation consultant and Diversity champion, Ameen Haque is the founder of Storywallahs, a company that helps leaders and organisations leverage the power of stories. Storytelling is an essential skill, no matter what you do and Ameen helps you build that capability at your organisation. His approach to Innovation is focused on Culture, specifically fostering a culture of innovation. And as a diversity champion, he helps organisations build a culture of inclusiveness in the truest sense of that word. A Graduate Degree in Business Administration, Ameen has studied Advertising Media Planning at MICA. Formerly a Vice President at Ogilvy & Mather, Ameen has over 20 years of experience in advertising, theatre & consulting. These stints have exposed him to stories, human behaviour, team dynamics and strategy. He loves climbing hills and playing table tennis.

Registration & Tickets

  • FREE
    Introducing This is Me India
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Event Location

Microsoft Research

9 Vigyan, Lavelle Road Bangalore 560001