Suresh Prabhu
2015 TEDxGateway, DEC 2018
Prashant Warier
DEC 2018
Seema Bansal
DEC 2018, Education, Think / Re-Think
Shri. Raghu Rai
DEC 2018, Explore, Photography
Shahnaaz Khan
DEC 2018
Sameep Padora
DEC 2018
Shantha Rau Barriga
DEC 2018
Shabana Basij -Rasikh
DEC 2018
Gitanjali Rao
DEC 2018, Prodigy
Ameenah Gurib-Fakim
DEC 2018
Tom Wujec
DEC 2018
Parag Khanna
DEC 2018, Policy, Think / Re-Think
Mihir Shah
DEC 2018, Health
Harssh A Poddar
DEC 2018, Think / Re-Think
Haaziq Kazi
DEC 2018, Prodigy
Levon Biss
DEC 2018, Explore, Photography
Madhumita Murgia
DEC 2018
Maati Baani
DEC 2018
Rives
DEC 2018
Govindraj Ethiraj
DEC 2018
Dr. Binish Desai
DEC 2018
Dnyaneshwar Bodke
DEC 2018
Dhruv Patel
DEC 2018
Ralph Simon
DEC 2018
Ananda Shankar Jayant
DEC 2018
AnDa Union
DEC 2018
Lydian Nadhaswaram
DEC 2018
Shayaan Udeshi
DEC 2018
Tao Issaro
DEC 2018
Eldar Blau
DEC 2018

Below: Past Speakers
Rives
Explore, FEB 2018
Dr. Bronwyn King
FEB 2018
Dr. Arun Sundararajan
FEB 2018
Ricky Kej & Shanti Samsara
FEB 2018
Darlene Koldenhoven
FEB 2018
Anushka Naiknaware
FEB 2018, Inspire
Jagdish Mahapatra
FEB 2018
Dr. Shubha Tole
FEB 2018
Afreen Khan
FEB 2018
Linsey Pollak
FEB 2018
Dr. Anne Madden
FEB 2018
Rothna Begum
FEB 2018
Manisha Mohan
FEB 2018
Shriya Srinivasan
FEB 2018
Bharat Anand
FEB 2018
Ron Korb
FEB 2018
Mallakhamba
FEB 2018
Ajit Narayanan
FEB 2018
Akash Manoj
FEB 2018
Tharanga Goonetilleke
FEB 2018
Nungshi Malik
FEB 2018
Jimmy Lin
FEB 2018
UnErase Poetry
FEB 2018
Washington Wachira
FEB 2018
Tashi Malik
FEB 2018
Dr. Saurabh Rane
FEB 2018
Richard Browning
FEB 2018
Joseph Redmon
FEB 2018
Dr. Shelja Sen
FEB 2018
Mehmet Ali Sanlikol
FEB 2018
Prateek Sharma
FEB 2018
Maati Baani
DEC2016, Entertainment
Divyanshu Ganatra
DEC2016, Inspire
Sumit Sadawarti
DEC2016, Entertainment
Dharavi Diary
DEC2016, Education
Raghu Raman
DEC2016, Think / Re-Think
Guilhem DESQ
DEC2016, Entertainment
Deepak Ramola
Art, DEC2016, Inspire
Vandana Trivedi
DEC2016, Think / Re-Think
Josy Joseph
DEC2016
Neel Ghose
DEC2016, Inspire
Roozbeh Ghaffari
DEC2016, Technology
Sparsh Shah
DEC2016, Inspire
Wim van Egmond
DEC2016, Explore
Edith Elliott
DEC2016, Education
Angélica Dass
Art, DEC2016
Lux Narayan
DEC2016, Explore
Boaz Almog
DEC2016, Technology
Florian Radke
DEC2016, Technology
Zak Ebrahim
DEC2016, Inspire
El Seed
Art, DEC2016
Krtin Nithiyanandam
DEC2016, Education
Kalyani Khona
DEC2016
Uday Deshpande
Art, DEC2016, Inspire
Prukalpa Sankar
DEC2016, Explore, Technology
Dr.Zarir Udwadia
DEC2016, Think / Re-Think
Capri Everitt
DEC2016
Suresh Prabhu
2015 TEDxGateway, DEC 2018
LYDIAN NADHASWARAM
2015, 2015 TEDxGateway
Sanket Avlani
2015 TEDxGateway
Sonam Wangchuk
2015 TEDxGateway
Hans Dalal
2015 TEDxGateway
Ishita Katyal
2015 TEDxGateway
Anirudh Sharma
2015 TEDxGateway
Melizarani T.Selva
2015 TEDxGateway
Tarun Khanna
2015 TEDxGateway
Eric Ju Yoon Kim
2015 TEDxGateway
Max ZT
2015 TEDxGateway
Sudharak Olwe
2015 TEDxGateway
Ritu Karidhal
2015 TEDxGateway
Danny Cabrera
2015 TEDxGateway
Raghu Raman
2015 TEDxGateway
Nitin Sawhney
2015 TEDxGateway
Lujendra Ojha
2015 TEDxGateway
Nicki Wells
2015 TEDxGateway
Kshitij Marwah
2015 TEDxGateway
Daan Roosegaarde
2015 TEDxGateway
Siddharth Chakravarty
2015 TEDxGateway
Harsh Songra
2015 TEDxGateway
Benedetta Berti
2015 TEDxGateway
Nicolas Perony
2015 TEDxGateway
Andrew Nemr
2015 TEDxGateway
Dilip Ratha
2015 TEDxGateway
Kanav Kahol
2015 TEDxGateway
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Rothna Begum

Rothna Begum is the women’s rights researcher for the Middle East and North Africa region at Human Rights Watch. She conducts investigations and leads the advocacy to end discrimination and violence against women in the Middle East and North Africa region. She has led the research and advocacy on the abuse and exploitation of migrant domestic workers in the Gulf region who mostly hail from Asia and Africa, documented the sexual violence and slavery of Yezidi women by ISIS in Iraq, investigated the government's response on domestic violence in Morocco, Lebanon, and Iraq, and advocated for the repeal of legal provisions that allow rapists to escape prosecution, pushed for women to have the right to drive and an end of the male guardianship system in Saudi Arabia, and lobbied for an end child marriage in Yemen.

She is the author of Human Rights Watch reports including: "I Already Bought You": Abuse and Exploitation of Migrant Domestic Workers in the United Arab Emirates; "I Was Sold": Abuse and Exploitation of Migrant Domestic Workers in Oman; and "Working Like a Robot": Abuse and Exploitaiton of Tanzanian Domestic Workers in Oman and the United Arab Emirates.

Rothna previously worked for Amnesty International for five and a half years’ researching human rights violations in the Gulf region primarily specializing in Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Qatar, and Oman, and Iran including on women's rights, migrant workers' rights, freedom of expression, counter-terrorism, death penalty, and corporal punishment. Rothna holds a LLB in Law and a LLM in Legal Theory from the London School Economics and Political Science during which she studied public international law, international human rights law, and Islamic law.