YOUth 2.0


Join us in a global youth virtual retreat


Catalytic Keynotes | Practical Workshops | Stimulating Panels | Contemplative Practices
24th – 26th April 2020
2:00 PM IST | 8:30 AM GMT | 4:30 AM EDT | 6:30 PM AEST
The World’s Largest Youth Virtual Retreat

Youth 2.0 is a 3-day global youth virtual retreat to unleash the YOUth’s potential through impactful sessions on personal growth, holistic wellness, and social impact.

This live event is designed to be experiential and engaging with an eclectic mix of catalytic keynotes, practical workshops, interactive panels and much more..

Event Schedule

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YOUth 2.0 | coming soon | 3-day virtual conference




Countries Represented


Exclusive Life-skill Workshops


Stimulating Panels




Guided Meditation & Contemplation Spaces


personal growth

Personal Growth

The “Me” Lab

The world we live in is being extensively termed by management theorists as the VUCA world – Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous.

The discussions, dialogues and workshops on the first day will take you through –

  • Creating safe spaces and mentorship with tools and techniques to allow introspection
  • Introducing meditation as a technique for deeper self connection
  • Discussions and guidance from experts on finding purpose
  • Establishing active connections and celebrations

holistic wellness

Holistic wellness

The Reinvention Incubator

“The best way to treat obstacles is to use them as stepping-stones. Laugh at them, tread on them, and let them lead you to something better.” – Enid Blyton

We will take you through this process of “I can’t do this!” to “I did it!”

The classroom sessions, workshops and interactions designed will-

  • Enable participants with resources, tools and models for personal evolution
  • Access to mentors, tools and techniques to facilitate personal change management
  • Interactive and recreational spaces to discover personal formulas for self-excellence

community - social impact

commUNITY/ Social Impact

The Launch Pad

Roald Dahl said, “… the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.”

We will help in our elevation by-

  • Deepened understanding of what lies beyond the intellect and the self
  • Access to mentorship from experts to be part of the community
  • Opportunity to establish co-working spaces
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Who will benefit?

Ideally for Youth above 15 years of age who are interested in enriching their lives and transforming themselves into Heartful Leaders.

What’s in it for YOU

  1. Join a global community of like-minded youth
  2. Virtual retreat to transform your life and lifestyle
  3. Exclusive workshops by international youth leaders and experts
  4. Unlearn and learn mental models and powerful habits
  5. Co-create social impact projects for a better future
  6. Free access to e-books, magazine, and personal growth mentorship
  7. Digital Certificates for participation

Join the community

Keynote Speakers

global guide of heartfulness, daaji

Kamlesh Patel (Daaji)
Founder and Guide, Heartfulness Institute
PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu
World Champion, Badminton Player
Pusarla Venkata Sindhu is an Indian professional badminton player. Having made her international debut in 2009, she rose to a career high ranking of no. 2 in April 2017.
Dr. Adizes

Dr. Adizes
Founder & CEO, Adizes Institute
Ichak Kalderon Adizes is an Israeli American business consultant and former tenured professor at Columbia University.
Shiv Vikram Khemka

Shiv Vikram Khemka
Vice Chairman, SUN Group and Chairman TGELF
Shiv is Vice-Chairman of SUN Group, a diversified global group, with both operating and investment companies active in areas including Private Equity, Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas, High Technology, Gold Mining and Real Estate. Shiv is Chairman of the Global Education & Leadership Foundation (tGELF), an education initiative committed to identifying, nurturing and supporting ethical and altruistic leadership potential at schools and colleges around the world.
Pullela Gopichand

Pullela Gopichand
Chief National Coach for the Indian Badminton team
Pullela Gopichand is a former Indian badminton player. Presently, he is the Chief National Coach for the Indian Badminton team. He also runs the Gopichand Badminton Academy, Hyderabad.
Shyam Bhat

Shyam Bhat
Integrative medicine specialist, Psychiatrist, Writer
Dr. Shyam Bhat is a physician and psychiatrist of integrative medicine in India. He was the host of the radio show Heartline broadcast on Indigo 91.9 FM in Bangalore, India.
Tanvi Khanna

Tanvi Khanna
Professional Squash Player
Tanvi Khanna is an Indian female professional squash player and is a regular member of the Indian squash team. She is currently the fourth highest ranked player in the national rankings and is regarded as one of the finest squash players to have emerged from India.
Chiki Sarkar

Chiki Sarkar
Founder, Juggernaut Publications
Chiki Sarkar is a book publisher. She is an Oxford Grad and the co-founder of Juggernaut Books.
Ira Trivedi

Ira Trivedi
Author, Columnist & Yoga Teacher
Ira Trivedi is an Indian author, columnist, and yoga teacher. Her works include India in Love: Marriage and Sexuality in the 21st century, There’s No Love on Wall Street (Penguin Books) and a lot more of them. She writes both fiction and nonfiction on issues of women and gender in India.
Pierre Ravan

Pierre Ravan
Artist, Producer, DJ and Fashion Icon
Pierre Ravan is one of the first “Spiritual House DJ” in the world, and Heartfulness Meditation trainer and Certified Yoga Teacher, Pierre Ravan has incorporated the science of “Heartfulness Meditation” in to his musical Journey and conducts the Meditation session before starting his DJ set to unite all the Hearts together and brings unity amongst the audience who comes to experience his music in clubs and festivals around the world.
Joshua Pollock

Joshua Pollock
Artist & Best Selling Author
Joshua Pollock is a Heartfulness trainer and practitioner from the United States. An accomplished classical violinist, he has performed and taught throughout the world, including multiple collaborations with film composer A. R. Rahman
Mutsa Samuel

Mutsa Samuel
Founder, UbuntuLab
Mutsa Samuel Kajese is a Zimbabwean motivational speaker, and life and business coach. He is the founder of leadership developmental company, UbuntuLab. He is also the co-founder of LevelUp Mentorship Program
Prashanth Vasu

Prashanth Vasu
Partner, McKinsey & Company
Prashanth Vasu is a Partner at McKinsey & Company and has spent thirteen years with McKinsey’s India and London offices. He is currently based in Chennai. He works with clients across the healthcare landscape – pharmaceutical companies, payors, providers, foundations focused on public health – on a range of topics including Strategy, Organisation, R&D, Performance Transformation, Leadership Development.
Lerato Letebele-Balendran

Lerato Letebele-Balendran
Communications Expert, International NGOs
Lerato is the Centre for Environmental Rights’ Head of Communications. Lerato is deeply passionate about safeguarding the future of our planet, and believes CER is a valuable platform that empowers people to defend the environment by exercising their Constitutional rights.
Uday Kumar

Uday Kumar
VP – Digital, Ascendum Solutions
Uday has more than 15 years of experience in technology sales and has worked with leading firms. At Ascendum, Uday leads a team across North America that focuses on building phenomenal client relationships through innovation, excellence and industry leadership.
Harpreet Bhan

Harpreet Bhan
VP – India & M.East, Adizes Institute
Harpreet Bhan is a certified Adizes Associate and Vice President, Mr. Bhan leads and develops business in India and the Middle East. Working closely with Dr. Adizes and the team, Mr. Bhan brings to his work at the Adizes Institute, a rich and diverse background from his Senior Management experience in Services, Contracting, Engineering Consultancy and Business Development fields.
Ravi Venkatesan

Ravi Venkatesan
Head – Innovation, BAKKT
Ravi Venkatesan is an Atlanta based Technology Leader serving currently as Chief Technology Officer at Bridge2 Solutions. He is also a regular public speaker on Technology and Wellness topics, and also public speaking coach. He is a heart-based meditation instructor and is passionate about applying meditation to improve workplace relationships and productivity.
Pragya Misra Mehrishi

Pragya Misra Mehrishi
Communications Manager, WhatsApp
Result oriented and public policy leader with an established network. Track record of helping organizations grow business, create an impact and successfully navigate the highly regulated and complex markets in India and South Asia.
Dr. Meenu Tiwari

Dr. Meenu Tiwari
Assc. Prof., Uni. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dr. Meenu Tiwari is Associate Professor of International Development at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Tewari is a member of the Research and Advisory Committee of the Institute of Small Enterprise Development in India and has served as a consultant with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, the World Bank, International Labor Organization and many more.
Dr. Snehal Deshpande

Dr. Snehal Deshpande
Development Therapist, Wellness and Life Coach
Dr. Snehal Deshpande is an eminent and highly qualified member in the physiotherapy fraternity. With more than two decades of experience in the field of pediatric physiotherapy she has developed into personnel maintaining the decorum of the pediatric rehabilitation to its high stature.
Chirag Kulkarni

Chirag Kulkarni
Co-founder and CMO, Medly
Chirag Kulkarni is the Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Medly, a digital pharmacy that delivers prescription drugs to patients, same day, for free. He is also the founder of Taco, an ad agency. He has been widely recognized for many awards and accomplishments; along with being named a top 25 marketer by Forbes, an expert in marketing by
Sanjay Sehgal

Sanjay Sehgal
Chairman & CEO, MSys Group
Sanjay Sehgal is the Chairman & CEO of MSys Group. Mr. Sanjay Sehgal has been profiled in numerous awards, and has been recognized as “most innovative digital transformation CEO in 2019’’. He was also honoured with TiE Atlanta Top Entrepreneur Award 2018 and was invited to speak at Web2.0 Summit leadership in 2019.
Trevor Weltman

Trevor Weltman
Chief of Staff at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA)
Trevor Weltman have 10 years experience in Asia with both private companies and NGOs, working in marketing, sales, consulting, project and general management. Trevor Weltman is currently the Chief of Staff at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), where he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the organisation, as well as spear-head special projects as designated by the CEO and Board.

What the YOUth are saying


Coming together like this brings me great joy. It is inspiring to meet with like-minded people and youth who have the enthusiasm and passion to change the world. This event creates strength and unity as well as clarity as to how we can move forwards together. I am excited to join this next online conference and meet with all of you soon!

Eva DU

Eva DU
Avid reader and world traveler, Ireland

In my past experiences, the atmosphere really lifted my spirits and being in the presence of other bright young aspirants gave me the motivation and vigor to see where I am in life and what I can do to better myself deon the practice. I’m so excited this time round, amidst the COVID breakout I believe a chance to attend this time around us a gift !

Narayan Mani

Narayan Mani
IT Professional, New Zealand

It was not an easy matter to admit that maybe not everything was fine. Only through Heartfulness that feeling of longing was recognised for what it was. I’m sure to find the answers to every other question within.

Alessandra Veglia

Alessandra Veglia
International Relations Student, Italy

Our Partners

ripples of change foundation
your dost
ubuntu lab
spark live
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the global education & leadership foundation

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