Visionary, bestselling author, poet and founder of Isha Foundation, Sadhguru will bring inspirational insights on how to make real global citizens at the fifth annual Global Education & Skills Forum (GESF), on the 19th of March at the Atlantis. Sadhguru will be in conversation with Sean Coughlan, BBC News Education Correspondent. In one of the events opening sessions, Sadhguru will share his decades of wisdom and learnings with assembled leaders, inspiring them to greater heights during their two days of idea sharing and deliberation on some of the biggest global education challenges today. Sadhguru plans to equip young people with the necessary skills to face challenges of the future. Over 2000 people from across the world are expected to attend the conference.
“It is time for the highly vibrant melting pot of Dubai to take in inward step for well-being and success,” said Sadhguru, ahead of his Dubai visit.
Emphasising the need for inspiration as the driver of education, Sadhguru added: “education needs inspiration, not just information. Only inspired human beings can transform their own lives and lives around them.”
Sadhguru’s existing educational outreach initiative, Isha Vidhya, offers education as a life-empowering opportunity for rural children in South India. The English-language, computer-based education, follows a holistic approach that takes learning beyond academics, ensuring students realise their full potential and learn in a joyful manner. Isha Vidhya Schools have touched and transformed 100,000 children’s lives and its initiative of adopting government schools in South India has been highly successful.
Named one of India’s 50 most influential people, Sadhguru is a visionary, bestselling author & poet and founder, Isha Foundation rooted as deeply in worldly matters as he is in inner experience and wisdom. Sadhguru has been conferred the “Padma Vibhushan” by the Government of India in 2017, the highest amongst the annual civilian awards, accorded for exceptional and distinguished service. He has been a delegate to the United Nations World Headquarters as the primary speaker on International Day of Yoga in 2016, addressed the Indian Economic Summit 2005-2008, World Economic Forum in Davos, India Today Conclave and Hindustan Times Leadership Summit on issues as diverse as socio-economic development, leadership and spirituality. Further, some of the most renowned education institutes and universities across the world including Oxford, Stanford, Harvard, Yale, Wharton and MIT, to name a few, have hosted his talks.
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