Monday, October 19, 2015

A lovely session at Start-o-nomics 2015, Delhi.

So I have just got back from Delhi, where I had been invited as one of the main speakers, at Start-o-nomics 2015, which was a start-up and an internship fair organised by the  students of the Economics Department of Dyal Singh college, Delhi.

The experience was fabulous--easily one of the best I have had, where I have been invited to speak. (and I have spoken at IITs, IIMs and corporates like KPMG, Infosys, Accenture and many more). Right from the mail where they invited me,  to the last minute detailed itinerary they planned for me, to the smart young lad who came to pick me up at the airport, to the warm welcome I got---all of it , I would say it was impeccable. They were so well organized in terms of planning, arrangements at the venue and the publicity both before and after the events.

I got a standing ovation, as soon as I went up on stage! I spoke about my journey from an unknown blogger to one of India's highest selling authors, and also talked about 4 things that helped me and 2 essential thins that you have to do, if you want to be a writer.

The reception that my talk  got was exceptional. I share with you some pictures, which would give you a good idea about it all.
The packed auditorium. There were students from other colleges in Delhi as well.


Giving the talk.



The head of the Economics department giving me a token of appreciation.



Signing books.

You can see all the happy smiles here :)




The team that made it all happen.


With volunteers and other students.





And this is clicked, just before I left the college,  finally saying a bye, heading back home.


As a writer, it is a LOT of effort to travel to Delhi from Bangalore, just for a talk. It is also a loss of at least 3working days.

But great interactions like this one, makes it all worthwhile and makes it so memorable--both for me as well as for the students who were there that day.
Thank you guys for the warmth, love and the superb hospitality and unforgettable moments. I really appreciate it.
Will definitely stop by your college, next time I am in Delhi.
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5 comments:

  1. Hi Preeti. I was happy to read your latest post. The students were very lucky to have you as a speaker at Start O Nomics. You are such a dedicated writer and that is why we fans like you so much. No wonder everyone was all smiles in the photos. Hats off Preeti! :-)

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  2. Thank you so much ma'am. It was indeed an honor to have you with us at Dyal Singh College. We would definitely love to have you again with us. Wish you all the very best for your new upcoming book. 😄

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  3. Effortless entity won't be sweet.Your effort was paid reverently.Congrats.

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  4. Hi Preeti Ma'am. I am happy to know that you were there. You did all your best. And as a whole it was fabulous what I can guess from it and what my friends from Dyal Singh College told me. We all love you as well as your writings. You are great ma'am. Hoping to see you soon in our college too. All the Best for your upcoming book.!!

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  5. Hi Preeti, This is the best time to be here. I've been regularly visiting the colleges in Delhi and the students are really cool. I'm glad you had a good time in our Dilli.

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