In a country where 67 percent of its population is below 30 years ofÂ age, engaging with the youth is central to its progress. As IndiaÂ prepares for its fastest growth over the next three decades, a forumÂ is shaping up in Mumbai to bring together 300 of India’s brightestÂ young minds, and the country’s torchbearers in business, education andÂ innovation at the India Youth To Business forum at I.E.S. Business School on 30 April 2011.
Powered by UTV Bloomberg and organised by AIESEC, the world’sÂ largest and oldest student-run organisation, the forum brings togetherÂ thought-leaders in diverse fields, including Adi Godrej, Priya Dutt andÂ Meera Sanyal, just to name a few. The theme, ‘Building a young and enterprising India’Â encourages the youth to merge with business world.
“AIESEC instills in the youth a mindset to succeed. It is a great student-run organization that creates people with an international mindset,” says Adi Godrej.
“The forum celebrates 30 years of AIESEC in India and aims to bridgeÂ the gap between the youth and business,” says Manveer Grewal, President AIESEC India. “It aims to discuss global trends affecting our business, our education system and our society at large.”
AIESEC partnersÂ with more than 5, 000 organisations around the world to provide itsÂ 23,000 membersÂ a unique leadership experience throughÂ 5,500 global internship opportunities. AIESEC India has trained famous Indian personalities likeÂ Meera Sanyal, Jehangir Pocha, Arjun Bhagat and Vikram Gandhi.
Major Indian business houses are on the AIESEC National Board of Advisors, includingÂ Godrej, Tata Steel, HDFC, Fortis Healthcare, HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland and Coca-Cola India andÂ McKinsey and Co. India.