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Advisory Role

Ananda is a sought after motivational and inspirational speaker.

She lectures to varied audiences ranging from corporate institutions to schools and colleges on a wide spectrum of subjects, ideas and concepts.

Invited to speak at TED in November 2009,Ananda received a standing ovation for her talk.

Ananda’s TED talk is now ranked as rated as the first of "five of the greatest ted talks by indians that you need to see", by huffington post in january 2015 as well as one of 12 incredible ted talks on cancer.

Schedule      Videos

  • Invited Lecture - CCRT
  • Invited Speaker -Dr MCR Institute for HRD, Hyderabad
  • Invited Speaker – Cyberabad Security Council
  • Keynote Speaker – State Bank of India- Hyderabad
  • Keynote Speaker – Rotary International
  • Invited Speaker – State Bank of India - Officers Orientation Program
  • Invited Speaker Flexi Strong Talks
  • Invited Speaker Vatavriksha – Alberta- IPR in Dance
  • Invited Speaker TEDxIIMRanchi
  • Invited Speaker, the Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow
  • Video Message on Doordarshan National for COVID
  • Online Interview on Instagram – Humans of Hyderabad
  • Punarnava – Series of Motivational Talks on Facebook Live
  • Punarnava – Series of Motivational talks – on NEWSx TV
  • SPICMACAY Anubhav Online
  • Invited Speaker – Cisne Events Online
  • Invited Speaker on National Webinar on challenges and opportunities for artists
  • SPICMACAY Virasat Online – Invited Speaker
  • TEDxGateway Webinar – Breaking Barriers- Speaker
  • Illustrated Lecture and Demonstration for 94th Foundation Course at Dr MCR HRD Institute
  • Motivational Talk by Ananda Shankar Jayant for SBI
  • Keynote Speaker at Vaahini - for Accenture organised by Avatar
  • Keynote address at Cultural Colloquium at TATA Institute of Fundamental Research Hyderabad
  • Keynote Speaker UnderGrad Summit Hyderabad
  • Invited Speaker at National Brain Research Institute New Delhi
  • Keynote Speaker at Divya Prakriti Parv - IGNCA
  • Keynote Speaker at Kirori Mal College - Women's Conclave
  • Invited speaker on panel for Arth a Culture Quest, Delhi
  • Keynote Address – REVA university, Bengaluru
  • Interview on Jaya Jaya Shankara TV for World Dance Day
  • Keynote Speaker – Arogya Conclave, Hyderabad
  • Invited Panellist Write Circle, Hyderabad
  • Invited Speaker – Extra Mural Lecture – IIT, Chennai
  • Invited speaker and session chair – Narthanam Conclave, Hyderabad
  • Illustrated lecture for Civil Service probationers at MCR HRD Institute, Hyderabad
  • Panel Chair – Natya Darshan, Chennai
  • Invited Speaker at Economic Times Women’s Forum Mumbai
  • Invited Speaker Bharat Biotech Hyderabad
  • Invited Speaker Genpact Hyderabad
  • Invited Speaker GMR Foundation, Hyderabad
  • Invited Speaker ARCI, Hyderabad
  • Invited Speaker National Women’s Summit, Hyderabad
  • Closing Keynote Speaker Wharton India Economic Forum, Mumbai
  • Invited speaker Makermela of Somaiya Institutions, Mumbai
  • Invited Speaker, IIM Indore
  • Navarasa & Talk for UNESCO MGIEP Conference Vishakapatnam
  • Invited Speaker at Niamisheya Shankhnad conference at Naimisha UP
  • Panel speaker at Road to GES – INK Talks Hyderabad
  • Invited speaker at National Academy of Customs and Excise, New Delhi
  • Idea of Bharat - Lecture for HRD Centre of UGC of University of Hyderabad
  • Interview for BBC -The Conversation http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p052yb20
  • Motivational talk at Randstaad Hyderabad
  • Speaker Shakthi Conclave Sai Seva Sangh, Hyderabad
  • Panel speaker at Saree Festival, Hyderabad
  • Speaker at GNO talks of Avishkar MNIT Allahabad
  • Speaker at Rangayan, Guwahati
  • Talk and presentation- Simhanandini – Dance India Asia Pacific- Singapore
  • Invited Speaker , Income Tax Dept, Hyderabad
  • Invited Speaker -Leading Change , Embassy Parks, Bangalore
  • Invited speaker at DiSRUPPT, Kolkata
  • Invited speaker at RGCON, Delhi
  • Keynote speaker at Teacher’s Seminar of Gitanjali Schools
  • Speaker at Indian Women’s Network, Hyderabad
  • Speaker TEDxOakridge
  • Power of SHE - INDEBO
  • Expert Talk Pegasystems
  • Speaker for R&A Associates
  • CII Indian Women’s Network, Vijayawada
  • Invited Speaker India Conference at Harvard - Inspire Series Harvard Business School, Harvard University
  • Illustrated lecture Visual & Cultural Arts University of Wyoming
  • Illustrated lecture, Columbia University
  • Performance and Lecture for Indian Embassy, Washington DC
  • Lecture - Moving into Community for Dance Department Oberlin, Ohio
  • Illustrated lecture for Department of Religion Oberlin, Ohio
  • Speaker at CII’s Indian Women Network in association with NHRD & SCSC ‘Woman –An Anchor for Life
  • Invited Speaker at Deloitte, Hyderabad
  • Leadership talk at Amazon, India
  • Invited Speaker at 3rd Kamalini Samuel Memorial Lecture
  • Speaker at Navadisha International Dance Conference 2016, Birmingham UK - Changing Lives, Inspiring
  • Guest Speaker, Gitamritam 2016 Yuva, Amrita University, Coimbatore
  • Cancer advocacy Lecture at the Kyoengsang National University Hospital, Korea
  • Invited Guest Speaker at CHIREC Model United Nations
  • Invited Speaker at Deloitte – Leadership Development Program
  • Invited Speaker at the Toast Master's Club TCS Hyderabad
  • Invited Speaker for iasapindia
  • Lecture : Ramayana - A Pan Asian Cultural narrative - International forum One Asia in Dance Korea
  • Speaker at the International Federation of Theatre Research , Conference, Hyderabad
  • Invited Speaker at ICFAI business School, Hyderabad
  • Speaker at the IFTR conference , Hyderabad
  • Speaker at SDHS - CORD Conference Athens, Greece
  • Speaker TEDxGateway Mumbai
  • Symposium on Present and Future of Classical Dance Education in India, Alliance University, Bengaluru
  • CII GES Seminar New Delhi - Culture the Wonder Glue that binds India - Moderator
  • Invited Speaker at Verizon - Fuel Aspiration
  • Invited Speaker at Times of India Hyderabad office for Women's Day
  • Invited Speaker TEDx IIT Hyderabad - Beyond the Horizon
  • Invited Speaker TEDx IITBHU Varanasi - Chaos and Order
  • Moderator and Speaker at the Hyderabad Literary Fest - January 2015
  • Invited Panelist for FICCI - FLO Meet - Topic : Guiding Childhood in the in the World of SMAC (Social media, Mobile, Analytic and Cloud)
  • Invited speaker at SOA University , Bhubaneshwar - World Cancer Day
  • Invited speaker and panelist for Ndtv Cancerthon
  • Ananda was interviewed and featured by renowned San Francisco pschologist Dr. Linda Tucker , on her very popular podcast - Challenge your Thinking
    iTunes Link: itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/challenge-your-thinking
  • Balance - SP Capital - IQ Logistics
  • The Power of Choice - Indus International School , Hyderabad, Leadership Summit
  • The Last Lecture - The power of the Mind - BITS Pilani, Hyderabad - Aspire seminar part of Pearl celebrations
  • Work Life Balance - Indian Oil Corporation , Hyderabad
  • Women 2020 - Inspiring Change - Invited Speaker - FICCI, FLO, ASSOCHAM Ladies League, Tech Mahindra and Apollo Hospitals
  • Workshop on Expressions and Emotions - DCH Theatre workshops Dramatic Circle of Hyderabad and Alliance Francaise, Hyderabad
  • Health Talk - Women's March - Goethe Zentrum, Hyderabad, and Women's March
  • Talk and performance for monster.com India
  • Invited speaker P.Inc –Women @ work
  • Invited speaker Goldman Sachs, Bangalore
  • Invited Speaker Summer School of Indian Philosophy – Manipal University and Chinmaya International
  • Invited speaker -Woman Achievers at the Woman’s World Congress, Hyderabad
  • Invited speaker – The August Fest, Hyderabad
  • Invited speaker – IIT, Hyderabad- Extra mural talk
  • Invited Speaker – NIT Tiruchy – Festember
  • Women’s International Summit for Entrepreneurship (WISE2014) – Session Chair
  • Lecture and panel - Women and Leadership - George Washington University
  • Panel Discussion : Collaboration in the Creative Process - Embassy of India, Washington DC and Dakshina
  • Lecture demonstration - University of Maryland and Mayuri
  • Illustrated talk and performance : Thyagaraja Ramayanam - SACHI, Society for Art & Cultural Heritage of India & The Department of Religious Studies , Stanford University
  • Moderator, Hyderabad Literary Festival
  • Invited speaker CII AP Convention on Women Leadership
  • Women's Day Lecture at INFOSYS , Gachibowli
  • Invited Speaker Qualcomm, Hyderabad
  • Invited Speaker – ABSICON, Hyderabad
  • Peace - Not so elusive - lecture for conference on Quest for peace through contemporary arts ,Osmania University Centre for International Programmes & World Buddhist Cultural Trust
  • Your Timeline - Panel Discussion Women achievers from various backgrounds Facebook, India- Hyderabad
  • Invited Speaker- BITS Pilani, Hyderabad, 2012
  • Invited Speaker – Discipline in Schools - Association of ICSE & ISC schools AP Region
  • Resilience in the Face of Change – Accenture, Hyderabad
  • Delegate Speaker - 12th APPAN International , Dalhousie
  • Guest Speaker - ISB Leadership summit, Hyderabad
  • Lecture – International Knowledge Millenium Conference, Hyderabad
  • My Leadership Journey -Winspiration 2011 –IBM and Indian Women’s Leadership Council, Hyderabad
  • Mind the Final Frontier - Erudite Conclave- Trivandrum Medical College
  • My journey – BITS Pilani – Goa Campus
  • Invited Speaker – Times of India and Apollo Hospitals
  • Invited Speaker – Basavatarakam Indo American Cancer Hospital
  • Invited Speaker - Ramakrishna Hospital Institute of Oncology and Research, Coimbatore
  • Key note Address – Dance India 2011 – MILAP Fest, Liverpool, UK
  • Invited Speaker – SREI Group of Companies, Hyderabad
  • Invited Speaker- Wells Fargo, Hyderabad
  • Invited Speaker – TATA Telecom, Hyderabad
  • Invited Speaker – Oakridge School, Hyderabad
  • Invited Speaker – HCL Systems- Expressions of the Mind series, New Delhi
  • Invited Speaker – BITS Pilani- Hyderabad campus 2011
  • It’s a matter of Choice - Invited Speaker -UBF Oration … 2011
  • Following your passion @ Leading Big for Avaya India
  • Butterfly effect for TISB, Bangalore
  • Media and Culture- FICCI, Hyderabad
  • Lecture for Women Managers on Leadership Networking and Personal Branding for Women ,Centre for Organisational Development, Hyderabad
  • Dance of leadership – CGI Leadership summit
  • Mantra of success- Broadridge, Hyderabad
  • Valuing diverse workforce- Gender inclusion – WIPRO Hyderabad
  • Aspirational Quotient – In pursuit of success- GE Capital & GE Money, Hyderabad
  • Achiever’s Series @ Railway Staff College, Vadodara
  • Speaker TEDx High Tech City