About DESH

Desh Amila

Immigrant.
Entrepreneur.
Survivor.

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ABOUT DESH

Desh Amila

A product of immigration, integration, and innovation, Sri Lankan born, Desh Amila, started from humble beginnings before realising his dream was in the West, and migrated to Melbourne, Australia in 2000. Desh has since pioneered his career as an entrepreneur, entertainer, and educator on a global scale. ​

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PROJECTS

Events, Accolades & Work

Educational

This Is 42

We’re a dynamic team of young people who aim to advance humankind by bringing passionate people together. Diverse and electrifying speakers inspire our audiences.

This Is 42

Michio Kaku

As if developing string theory to accomplish this was not enough, the world-renowned theoretical physicist Dr Michio Kaku tackles unique terrestrial and extra-terrestrial concerns of the 21st century, and brings them to Australia and New Zealand in 2018 in The Future of Humanity.

Entrepreneur

Think Inc.

Think Inc. is a community of individuals on a mission to expose the true face of modern society, armed with ideas. Speakers include:

– Dr. Neil Degrasse Tyson
– Steve Wozniak
– Edward Snowden
– Sam Harris
– Michio Kaku
– Jason Silva

This Is 42 – Director/Producer

Islam and the Future of Tolerance

In a world riven by violence and misunderstanding, prominent atheist author Sam Harris and Islamist-turned-liberal Muslim Maajid Nawaz seek to provide a remedy to the polarising rhetoric and obscurantism around the topic of Islam.

Think Inc

Neil Degrasse Tyson

In between dropping diss tracks about flat earth theories and tweeting about the disastrous science and arts policies of the Trump administration, world renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is finding time to visit Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and Sydney in July 2017.

Think Inc.

Sam Harris

In the current social and intellectual landscape, Sam Harris is a valuable and vigorous agent of rational thought, where rational evidence thrives and religious evangelicalism dies. A neuroscientist, author, philosopher and critic of religion, Harris spearheads the New Atheism movement.

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