Renowned Indian Humanist, Babu Gogineni will be visiting Canberra on November 13th. Come and enjoy this evening with him.
Babu Gogineni has worked tirelessly for many decades to challenge Superstition.
He keeps alive the debate on Television, has exposed many charlatans, some of them with great drama on Indian Television with millions of views on Youtube. He was recently for 63 days in the Indian Reality show 'Bigg Boss', the Indian version of Big Brother where he appeared as 'Bigger Boss' and as a Humanist.
Babu successfully led the fight against the Dalai Lama's practice of recruting little children for his monastic activities, has frequently intervened in cases of murders of witch craft accused and has worked on the subject of Caste. He launched the DNA challenge to the perpetrators of the Caste system, and is also advisor to the Global Coalition on Untouchability. He has also actively campaigned, both in the Indian sub-continent and elsewhere, for the protection of various atheists, freethinkers, secularists and Humanists.
Bio: With a BSc in Microbiology and a Masters in Human Rights and another in Sociology, and owner of 'Skillguru', a Business in Soft Skills training, Babu Gogineni is the founder of the 'South Asian Humanist Association' and 'Science for Society'.
He started his career as a French language teacher, and has been Secretary of the Rationalist Association of India and the Indian Humanist Association as well as a Trustee of the Indian Renaissance Institute. In 1997, he was appointed Executive Director of the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU).He is a Board Member and Spokesperson of the Paris-based 'International Association of Freethought'.