AIMA has been running a very unique programme for young people called the ‘Shaping Young Minds Programme’ (SYMP). The programme provides a platform for young professionals and management students to interact with iconic leaders from various fields, where these leaders talk about their lives, their successes and more importantly – their failures. For the first time, National Shaping Young Minds Programme was organised online on 25th August 2021. 24 Local Management Associations of AIMA partnered for this event. Ms Rekha Sethi, Director General, AIMA, delivered the introductory remarks.
The eminent speakers included Mr Sunil Kant Munjal, Chairman, Hero Enterprise & Past President AIMA; Mr Piyush Pandey, Chief Creative Officer Worldwide and Executive Chairman India, Ogilvy; Mr T V Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Manipal Global Education Services Private Limited and Past President, AIMA and Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, renowned Sarod Maestro.
The sessions were moderated by Mr Pranjal Sharma, Author, Economic Analyst and Columnist; Mr Shrinivas V Dempo, Vice President, AIMA & Chairman, Dempo Group of Companies and Ms Syna Dehnugara, CBO, LetsVenture, Features Editor, CNBCTV18, Coauthor of Young Turks & YLC Co-Chair Tech Startup. The programme received an overwhelming response and 16000 students from over 250 colleges across the country participated.