The Oberoi Lecture Series is a unique initiative geared towards bringing together leaders from many disciplines for an inspiring and thought provoking exchange of ideas and experiences. Organised in association with Ritinjali, the initiative is designed to inspire conversations and dialogue between leaders, and to engage with each other to translate ideas into practice.

Limited to 40 in number, these individuals gather every three to four months at The Oberoi, Gurgaon to listen in to the experiences of eminent speakers and in turn stimulate the dialogue by sharing their own experiences. It is envisaged that the audience will take inspiration from these interactions by applying the experiences of others towards their own professional growth and in the process, contribute towards society.

As an extension of this aim, these individuals are expected to share their own personal experiences with the boys at Ritinjali’s Second Chance School or the students of its Night School initiative at INA Market in Delhi. Such interactions would go a long way towards inspiring the Second Chance School boys and the Night School students so that they may go out and achieve their own professional dreams.

The second conversation of The Oberoi Lecture Series was held on March 3, 2014 with Dr. Rajendra S. Pawar, Chairman and Co-Founder of the NIIT Group on the topic, ‘Joy of Growth’. The first conversation was held in September 2013 with Mr. Gautam Thapar, Chaiman of the Avantha Group who spoke on the topic, ‘Ethics in Business’.