For whom? - At DH23, we embrace a wide spectrum of participants, including : Grade 8 - 12 students, Families (Parents + Children), Teachers / Principals, UG / PG Students, Freshers, Home makers, Employees / Professionals, Business owners, Startup founders, Groups (friends / neighbors).
Unified Group Mentoring, Diversified Judging Criteria - In a unique approach, all participants will be brought together under collective group mentoring sessions, creating a melting pot of ideas and knowledge. While everyone will benefit from shared wisdom and diverse insights, rest assured that competition entries will be evaluated based on their respective participant categories, ensuring fairness and relevance in judging.
What is “Transform your Tomorrow” ? - Proactively equipping oneself today with essential future ready skills and tools (Empathy, Design thinking, AI) to realize dreams and ambitions by overcoming future challenges.
When? - The event will be held online on Saturday, 18th November 2023, and Sunday, 19th November 2023, from 10 am to 6 pm.
Prize pool? - Total cash prizes worth 3 Lakh Rupees !
Agenda & Event Schedule - Please find the detailed schedule here
Why Attend? - Have you ever felt the urge to create something impactful but felt unsure about where to start? Do you dream of bringing about meaningful change in your community or industry? By joining this event, you'll learn powerful ways to turn your ideas into real things and set yourself up for big success. It's like getting the right tools to build your dreams!
When you participate in DH23, you're not just attending another event; you're taking charge of your future. Here's the blueprint for your transformation:
By the end of DH23, you'll have a toolbox of skills, a network of like-minded individuals, and a mindset geared towards innovation and solution-building. This isn't just about two days; it's about setting you on a trajectory of lifelong learning, innovation, and impact. Your tomorrow starts at DH23. Don't let this chance slip by!
DH 21 - In 2021, under the banner of "Reuse - Refuse," DH21 became a beacon of innovation, attracting over 1200 visionaries from 250+ cities. Using design thinking, participants, guided by industry experts, developed impactful solutions, with the winning team creating a sleeve for disposable surgical masks to minimize waste, illustrating a commitment to a sustainable future.
DH22, themed "India@100," was a melting pot of brilliance and foresight, drawing 1800 participants from 300+ cities across India. The event, utilizing design thinking, saw diverse minds conceptualize solutions for India's vibrant tapestry, with the winning team envisioning asteroid farming and developing an app for monitoring, showcasing the boundless potential for transformative change.
DH 23 - Building on five years of invaluable feedback from mentors and participants, and integrating the latest tech innovations, we've revamped our event for wider impact. Our audience has grown, now welcoming ages 13 to 65, and we've expanded language offerings to five (English, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil), ensuring broader accessibility. A significant inclusion is the integration of AI tools, enhancing productivity within the design thinking framework.
Simplifying our approach, we've narrowed down from 12 categories to just two: Products and Services. Traditional team mentoring has evolved into panel discussions, and our new 'Platinum Participants' feature offers exclusive access to the live Zoom platform. This not only offers intimate access to panelists but also enhances online safety.
As an annual online event, DH expects unprecedented participation this year, capping at 2,500 entrants. This limited availability means early birds will reap the benefits. With our prize pool swelling from 1 lakh to 3 lakhs, now's the perfect time to seize this opportunity and shape your future.
“Participating in DH21 was a revelation! From creating eco-friendly solutions to forming lasting friendships, it was a journey of learning and fun. I’m eagerly awaiting DH23!”
“DH22 was a canvas of diverse ideas, from futuristic schools to tackling anxieties. The insights gained and the connections made were invaluable. Excited for DH23!”
“Designing sustainable solutions at DH21 was both challenging and rewarding. The experience has fueled my passion for innovation. Counting the days to DH23!”
“Mentoring at DH22 was a rewarding experience. The plethora of innovative ideas from students across the country was truly inspiring. DH23 is a must-attend!”
“The diverse range of concepts at DH22 expanded my horizons. Learning from experienced mentors and peers was a game-changer. Eagerly awaiting DH23!”
“DH21 was a confluence of young minds solving real-world problems. Witnessing their passion and innovative approach was heartening. Looking forward to DH23!”
“Being part of DH21 was empowering! Creating impactful and sustainable solutions was a unique experience. I’m all geared up for DH23!”
“The variety of innovative ideas at DH22, from addressing mental health to envisioning futuristic education, was astounding. Can’t wait to see what DH23 brings!”
“The innovation and creativity displayed at DH22 were unparalleled. The diversity of solutions proposed by the students was a testament to their potential. Excited for DH23!”
“DH21 was a harmonious blend of learning and innovation. The opportunity to contribute to sustainability was phenomenal. Eager to be part of DH23!”
The specific theme will be unveiled on DAY 1, November 18th, 2023, at 10:30 am IST. Past themes included India@100 and Reuse - Refuse.
DQ Labs Pvt Ltd and DEENs Academy are organizing DH23. The event is multilingual and open to a broad age group, making it unique. Past event outcomes are available here and here.
DH23 is a two-day event, running from 10 am to 6 pm on both days.
Absolutely, students from Grade 8 - 12 are welcome! And Younger Grade Students can Join along with their parents as a Family Group
Just an eagerness to learn and basic computer and smartphone proficiency.
Yes, as long as you agree to and abide by DH23’s terms and conditions.
The event includes education slots, panel discussions, workshops, and interactive sessions to provide diverse learning experiences.
An orientation workshop is scheduled on November 5th, Sunday from 3 pm to 5 pm IST.
By obtaining Platinum Participant status, you gain direct access to the Zoom live sessions with panelists. This requires a police verification certificate and an additional fee of INR 1000/-.
We’ll be using YouTube, Google Forms, and Xamplay.
We recommend attending the Orientation Workshop to ensure smooth participation.
Mentors can be accessed by filling a Google Form or by becoming a Platinum Participant for direct interaction.
Yes, on an appointment basis. Charges apply separately.
Absolutely, industry-specific guidance will be provided.
The event will be open to a diverse audience, which could include recruiters and industry representatives.
A Discord group will be established for all participants to interact and network.
Yes, opportunities and partnerships are anticipated post-event.
The event will be conducted in five languages – English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada.
Since it’s an online event, family members can assist participants with disabilities.
The total prize pool amounts to INR 3 Lakhs.
Winners will be chosen based on a comprehensive evaluation process assessing adherence to guidelines, quality of content, application of design thinking, and AI tools, presentation clarity, and audience voting, among other criteria.
The event utilizes secure platforms, moderated interactions, and participants are advised against sharing private information.
A comprehensive Code of Conduct is in place, promoting respect, inclusivity, and a zero-tolerance policy against harassment.
Issues can be reported through the feedback form or directly to the event organizers or moderators.
Yes, feedback can be given through AI tools, feedback forms, or by becoming a Platinum Participant. Continuous mentoring and feedback are available by joining the DH cohort.
You can stay engaged through the Discord community.
DH is an annual event, with the next edition planned for August 2024. Don't miss out!
In context to Enrichment Through Collective Mentoring, How is the content made relevant to Varied age Participants?
Tailoring content relevance across different age groups is achieved through meticulously structured collective mentoring sessions. Content and challenges are presented in multiple layers of complexity, allowing participants to engage at a level that matches their cognitive and experiential capacity.
They will have access to the zoom meetings where they can directly interact with the panelists. All other Regular Participants will be attending live on YouTube.
To guarantee the authenticity of participants and safeguard the event's conduct. Since these participants will be featured on a live platform, broadcasted to a wide audience, it is imperative to prevent any unforeseen incidents by ensuring all platinum participants have undergone a thorough verification.
See how Maya, a 12th-grader, used digital awareness, empathy, design thinking, and AI to address online bullying, fostering a kinder online environment. Check out the use-case here - https://bit.ly/DHUSECASEGrade8to12
See how Rohit, an undergraduate student, utilized his academic knowledge and the skills acquired from DH23 to solve real-world problems, paving the way for a future filled with innovation and impactful solutions. Check out the use-case here - https://bit.ly/DHUSECASEUGPG
Discover how Shilpa navigated the job market strategically to secure a high-paying position. Check out the use-case here - https://bit.ly/DHUSECASEFreshers
Learn from Jacob, who added significant value to his MNC through innovative initiatives. Check out the use-case here - https://bit.ly/DHUSECASEEmployees
Witness Vishal's strategic innovations that tripled his jewelry showroom's turnover. Check out the use-case here - https://bit.ly/DHUSECASEBO
Gain insights from Amrit's journey in developing a successful MVP. Check out the use-case here - https://bit.ly/DHUSECASESFounders
Observe how Payal leveraged her cooking expertise to build a thriving Instagram business. Check out the use-case here - https://bit.ly/DHUSECASEHomemakers
Taking inspiration from Mrs. Sharma, educators can innovate and use technology to enhance student engagement, create dynamic learning environments, and drive positive change in education. Check out the use-case here - https://bit.ly/DHUSECASETeachers
Families, like the Gupta family, can shape their future by combining strengths, valuing learning, and innovating together. Learn from their success: https://bit.ly/DHUCFE