Baisakhi Saha

expressions

Résumé

Professional Info

I am an author, motivational & TEDx speaker, globetrotter, teacher and performer. Since the publication of my book, I have done numerous speaking gigs internationally. My work seeks to teach how to follow our dreams, listen to the heart, tune in to that inner calling, navigate our true destiny, having lectured on a wide range of exoteric and esoteric topics. I am a dancer, actor, choreographer, photomodel and an evolutionary artist at ‘abunDance‘, an extended platform to express my inner world through art. An artist of the heart, I have acted in theater, Spanish and English short films, a political docimentary and am now venturing onto feature films. I speak, read and write fluent English, Spanish, Hindi, Bengali, and some German. I can also speak some Tamil and write Sanskrit.

Work Experience

Author, Motivational & TEDx Speaker at ‘magicNine’
​2009 – Present
​I published her first book ‘magicNine‘ in 2014. The writing process began in 2009. Since the publication of the book I have done several speaking gigz at a variety of venues worldwide. Be it motivating students, empowering women or inspiring adults alike, I’ve done a number of presentations at Universities, Institutions, Organizattions, Libraries, TEDx events and other venues, teaching the law of attraction, how signs and synchronicities guide us on our destiny path, how to follow our dreams or tune in to the inner calling and more… Get a copy of my book on amazon or visit my channel magicNine to watch some of my events or other book related activities.

Dancer, Choreographer, Actor & Model at ‘abunDance’
​2012 – Present
​During the writing process of my book, ‘abunDance‘ was born as an act of self-expression, the kind of dance life is made of… dance in abundance!  I have performed at a variety of events and venues, exhibiting Indian culture and a fusion of dance forms from different traditions; I have staged a number of shows along with speaking gigs, combining education and entertainment in the same package.  Visit my channel abunDance to watch some of my performances.  Besides kathak and other Indian dance forms, I’m also trained in salsa, exotic and belly dance.

Evolutionary Artist & Video Coordinator at IDEA
​2014 – Present
​IDEA stands for International Directory of Evolutionary Artists, a global community of visual and performing artists, artisans and writers on a path of expanding consciousness, with a passion for contributing to change in the world, co-creating with Life, for life. Please visit my IDEA profile or go to ideacommunity.net for more details.

English Profesora at WSI, CEVAZ, DHL & CCCN
​2009 – 2013
​For several years I have taught English and Business Communication to people of all age groups, right from children to senior adults, during my student exchange programs in South and Central America through AIESEC.  I am TOEIC certified to teach English as a Second Language [ESL] to foreigners.  My teaching methods included engaging all the senses viz. visual, audio, kinesthetics, games, interactive boards etc. The organisations I worked with are Wall Street Institute (WSI), Centro Venezolano Americano del Zulia (CEVAZ), DHL Head Quarters in Latin America and Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano (CCCN).

Member & Exchange Participant at AIESEC
​2006 – 2014
​At my University in Singapore (NUS), I was a member of the world’s largest student organisation, AIESEC.  I soon became an Exchange Participant and traveled the world through this platform, from Asia to Europe to Africa to South, North and Central America, I did internship programs with a variety of Organisations.  Currently I am an Alumna.

Marketing Manager at Goge Africa & NigMUNS
​2007 – 2008
​I went to Africa on my first Student exchange program and worked there as a marketing executive and business developer at the Model United Nations (MUN) in Nigeria and the famous Goge Africa TV show for the Africans and the diaspora; my work also involved journalism, cultural education, organizing community support at Goge Africa Foundation (GAF), career guidance & counseling projects for students among others, during which I traveled all over Nigeria and also to Ghana through Benin Republic and Togo along the West Coast of the continent.

Interpreter at Save the Childhood Foundation
2006 – 2007
​I worked as an interpreter of German, English and Hindi languages working closely with the Noble Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi.  I also volunteered at his NGO, Global March Against Child Labour and Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA), working with young children, organizing, managing, planning projects & proposals, conducting National Consultation Conference, South Asian March against child trafficking in collaboration with the Government, World Vision, UN and other International representatives.

Education

National University of Singapore (NUS)
​2002 – 2006
​Bachelors of Computing with Business Focus; Minor in German
I was awarded the prestigious SIA-NOL (Singapore Airlines-Neptune Orient Lines) 100% Undergraduate Scholarship plus allowance to do University in Singapore.  Besides my major in IT & minor in Deutsch, I also did a stint in Statistics, Economics, Management and Psychology.

Victoria Junior College, Singapore (VJC)
​2000 – 2002
A – Levels (Double Maths, Double Science)
I was awarded the prestigious SIA (Singapore Airlines) 100% Youth Scholarship plus allowance to study Pre-University in Singapore. My subjects included Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English and Hindi as a second language.

Hindu Senior Secondary School (HSSS)
​1995 – 1999
CBSE Board (O – Level equivalent)
Appeared in CBSE grade 10, All India exams with a score of 91.2% (School topper in English with 98% marks; Amongst top 0.1% at All India level, merit from CBSE for outstanding performance in English). Passed grade 9 with 91% (1st rank), grade 8 with 93.5% (1st), grade 7 with 93.83% (2nd).


Languages

ENGLISH
GERMAN / DEUTSCH
SPANISH / ESPAÑOL
BENGALI / বাংলা
HINDI / हिंदी
SANSKRIT / संस्कृतम्

IT Skills

PHOTOSHOP
ILLUSTRATOR
FLASH / PREMIERE
HTML
DREAMWEAVER
MICROSOFT OFFICE
MOVIE MAKER​

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