Mint Visionaries is a series of conversations with people who are inspiring a new future. Mint kicks off the first conversation with Bill Gates, co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Mr Gates will be in conversation with Rishad Premji, chairman, Wipro Ltd., on a topic very close to his heart: Technology For Social Inclusion. Mint chose this theme because it resonates with the idea of new India.

Mint Visionaries seeks to showcase a whole host of issues like technology, empowerment, new economy, social change, urban solutions, alternative modes of development, mobility, migration, renewables—all of which are defining a new India.

The first conversation, between Mr Gates and Mr Premji, will take place in New Delhi on November 17.