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Embracing Safe Spaces: The Melton Foundation’s Journey at TEDxBangalore

Grateful for an inspiring day at TEDxBangalore, with Melton Fellows Harsha M Krishna, Tryphine Clara Dzimbanete, Sartaj Anand, and Program Director Sonali Keshwa Murti, where we explored the power of Safe Spaces that extend beyond the physical and digital realms. From mental well-being to environmental sustainability, these spaces are vital for our collective growth. Today, we witness them shrinking faster than ever before, but together, we can make a difference. Let's join hands and embrace Ideas Worth Spreading to create a better Bangalore! We also spent time embracing tranquility and creativity at Trayah Pottery with Melton Fellows Tryphine Clara Dzimbanete, Arun Josephraj, Shravani Vangur, and Palak A., from Bengaluru!

The Power of Safe Spaces

In a fast-paced world where distractions and pressures surround us, finding solace and nurturing one’s potential can be challenging. TEDxBangalore, a platform for thought leaders and innovators, provided an exceptional opportunity to delve into the concept of Safe Spaces and their profound impact on various aspects of our lives.


Mental Well-being:

Amidst the chaos of everyday life, maintaining mental well-being has become more critical than ever. At TEDxBangalore, experts and speakers shed light on the importance of creating Safe Spaces that foster emotional resilience and mental peace. Through engaging talks and interactive sessions, attendees discovered strategies to cope with stress, practice self-care, and promote holistic mental health in their communities.

Environmental Sustainability:

Preserving our planet for future generations is an urgent task that calls for immediate action. TEDxBangalore highlighted the significance of Safe Spaces in environmental sustainability initiatives. Speakers shared innovative ideas and projects that promote sustainable practices, conservation efforts, and eco-friendly lifestyles. From urban planning to responsible consumption, attendees gained valuable insights into how they can contribute to building a greener and more sustainable Bangalore.

The Melton Foundation’s Impact:

The Melton Foundation, an organization committed to fostering global citizenship, had the privilege of attending TEDxBangalore and contributing to the dialogue on Safe Spaces. Melton Fellows from Bengaluru joined forces with like-minded individuals to explore the potential of Safe Spaces in their communities.

One remarkable experience took place at Trayah Pottery, where tranquility and creativity merged. The Melton Fellows discovered the power of hands-on engagement with pottery, immersing themselves in a Safe Space that encouraged self-expression, reflection, and personal growth. Such experiences exemplify the essence of Safe Spaces as catalysts for individual and collective transformation.

Embracing Ideas Worth Spreading:

TEDxBangalore created an environment where ideas could flourish and ignite change. By bringing together diverse perspectives, attendees were encouraged to challenge existing norms, think beyond boundaries, and develop innovative solutions to societal challenges. The event showcased a multitude of ideas worth spreading, ranging from technology and social entrepreneurship to education and inclusive communities.

As the Melton Foundation members embraced the wealth of knowledge and inspiration at TEDxBangalore, they became even more determined to foster Safe Spaces in their communities. They realized the importance of collaboration, empathy, and shared responsibility in creating an inclusive and thriving Bangalore.

TEDxBangalore’s exploration of Safe Spaces left a lasting impact on Melton Fellows, as they witnessed the shrinking of these spaces in today’s fast-paced world. However, armed with the ideas and inspiration garnered at the event, they are determined to make a difference. By embracing Ideas Worth Spreading, the Melton Foundation and TEDxBangalore attendees alike are committed to creating a better Bangalore—a city that cherishes and nurtures Safe Spaces for the holistic growth and well-being of its residents.

The enriching experience at TEDxBangalore will forever remain etched in the hearts and minds of the Melton Foundation Fellows. We return to our communities, inspired and empowered to pave the way for Safe Spaces, amplifying the impact of their collective efforts and fostering a brighter, more inclusive future for all.