What can a Maasai woman teach a data scientist, and how can a child advise adults on parenting? What life lessons can someone who has witnessed 12,000 deaths impart, and what wisdom can a Nobel Laureate possess as a teenager? Project FUEL transforms the world into a vast classroom. Drawing wisdom from everyday individuals across 195 nations, it unveils tales of human strength, optimism, and compassion. Leveraging its acclaimed method, ranked among the world's top 100 educational innovations, FUEL prompts individuals to embrace the narratives that envelop them, fostering a journey toward self-discovery. Profoundly intimate yet immensely playful, FUEL lectures empower the audience to engage in introspective dialogue via the worldwide mosaic of human experiences.
Workshop facilitated by author and poet Deepak Ramola.
Deepak Ramola is a wisdom historian, writer and educator. He is the founder and artistic director of Project FUEL and holds a master’s degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. A TED Talks speaker and UN Action Plan Executor, he previously served as the Kindness Ambassador for the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development.
His methodology has been recognized among the world’s top 100 innovations in education and has been adopted across five continents. A celebrated lyricist in Hindi Cinema, his songs have been voiced by Amitabh Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar, Rekha Bhardwaj amongst others. His first collection of Hindi poetry titled Itna Toh Main Samajh Gaya Hoon received the prestigious Young Writer Award in 2020 at Jaipur Literature Festival. His second book, 50 Toughest Questions of Life, went into a reprint two weeks after its release. His third book, Karwaan Ka Shauq hai released in the summer of 2023.