Berhampur, July 22 (LocalWire): Eleven-year-old Anantinee Mishra, who already has a book of short stories to her credit, spoke on ‘Fears limiting you’ at TEDx held here on Sunday along with other noted TEDx speakers.
A Class VII student of a New Delhi-based private school, Mishra, the author of ‘Treasure of Short Stories’ stressed on overcoming fear to develop a strong
mindset while delivering her speech.
Mishra, who was earlier felicitated by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Governor Ganeshi Lal and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and different organizations, is the second youngest TEDx speaker of the country. ‘I was happy to deliver in such a motivational and prestigious platform as a TEDx speaker,’ she said.
Mishra, whose book was released last year, said her writing does not affect her studies.
‘Now I am writing a novel which is likely to be completed in next two months,’ she said. She had selected the characters of the short stories from her own experience, she added.
Mishra’s grandfather Subash Padhy was the former professor of history, Berhampur University and belongs to Berhampur.
Among others, Shruti Jaiswal, head talent acquisition, Rinku Taunk, a social activist from Cuttack, Aditya Singh, a junior scientist from Chennai, Manish Goenka, a soft-skill trainer addressed the event.
‘The main idea was to bring together like-minded people to discuss their idea and fears and get inspired,’ said Priyanka Sahu, one of the organizers of the event.
Sekhar Suman Majhi and Swayamprabha, internationally-acclaimed Odissi dancer and woman Ranapa, a folk dancer respectively, performed during the event.