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

YOUth 2.0 | coming soon | 3-day virtual conference




Countries Represented


Exclusive Life-skill Workshops


Stimulating Panels




Guided Meditation & Contemplation Spaces


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

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

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

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

Kamlesh Patel (Daaji)
Founder and Guide, Heartfulness Institute

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
Founder & CEO, Adizes Institute

Ichak Kalderon Adizes is an Israeli American business consultant and former tenured professor at Columbia University.

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
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
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
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
Founder, Juggernaut Publications

Chiki Sarkar is a book publisher. She is an Oxford Grad and the co-founder of Juggernaut Books.

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
International Relations Student, Italy

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