The Creative Foundation is hosting the 20th Anniversary in 2019

News Release:

Incorporated since 1999

in Manitoba, Canada

Tanmay Bakshi

is coming to Winnipeg

on September 18, 2019

On Wednesday, September 18th at the Holiday Inn, the Creative Foundation will give three distinguished awards to outstanding individuals, which include Canadian Tanmay Bakshi.

Tanmay Bakshi is a 15-year-old technology prodigy, app developer, IBM Cloud advisor, and TEDx Talk presenter who has been working with computer since age 5. Tanmy has presented keynote addresses on Artificial Intelligence at conferences for professionals in more than seven countries. We Skyped with Tanmay recently and he is looking forward to come and mesmerize the audience (mainly adults) with his inspirational presentation on Wednesday, September 18. Creative Foundation helps to mentor children and youth to develop their skills in Art and technology. That way, they can grow to develop confidence, collaborate, improve their academic success and benefit from each other’s creative fields.


Nomination for Anniversary award is now closed

We are a charitable organization based in Winnipeg, Canada

As a not-for-profit charitable organization, Creative Foundation Inc. (CFI) mission for the past 20 years has been to develop young people's critical and creative thinking as well as to help them develop adequate management for their natural skills. CFI provides a unique opportunity to learn about artistc expression, technology and human rights from some of Canada's leading educators and professionals. By providing a mentoring program, CFI helps to develop their confidence and skills for academic sussess. On Wednesday, September 18, 2019, we shall be celebrating our 20th anniversary at the Holiday Inn, Pembina. Our organization will also give distinguished award to three outstanding Canadians. Two of them has accepted our request for them to become Life Mentor Awardees.

Tanmay Bakshi, a 15-year-old technology prodigy, the world's youngest IBM Watson Programmer and a well-known TEDx Talk presenter. He will speak at the gala and will be accompanied by his parents to Winnipeg for the anniversary and award ceremony.

Dr. Tito Daodu, a Calgary-based Surgeon, educated at the University of Manitoba, and a Creative Foundation Inc. alumna.

Idowu Akinde, a Software Team Coach, Blockchain Architect, Date Scientist also CFI aluma

Our celebration will also feature a tribute to the late artist Dr. Leo Mol. In partnership with Assiniboine Park, we are planning to include a tour of the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden for about tifteen of our local and international guests at 10:30 am on September 18, 2019. The tour is to make our international guests become familiar with the work of Dr. Mol ahead of the tribute. Dr. Mol supported the Creative Foundation in 2002 with his motivational keynote address at the Winnipeg Convention Centre and later provided advice to the organization for several years.

Since the underprivileged will unfortunately always be with humanity, we value every support that would assist us in developing more successful youth that will be able to meet the challenges of the future. With the funds and awareness raised by the gala event, we will be able to contniue to carry out the mission of the Creative Foundation, which are presented in the description and attracting additional established professionals to support Creative Foundation cause.

Cultivating Cultural Creativity: Imagination Feeding Innovation