Free Workshop on English Language for Beginners to Intermediate Level : Workshop Supported by MLG Foundation
German Language Workshop for Beginners to Intermediate Level
Free Webinar on Impact of COVID-19 on Economy, Society and Public Health
The event was held on 19th September 2020
Time: 1500 hours
Zarnain is a Social Work professional with extensive experience in social development sector, driving corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability. She has earned a Master’s degree in Social Work from Jamia Millia Islamia, India & Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Aligarh Muslim University, India. Experienced with underprivileged people at grassroots across 500 villages, creating community-based strategies using cultural and strength-based practices that help the vulnerable, value the individual’s agency and aids them to improve their quality of life. Focused on holistic development of communities, project planning in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode to meet the goals with 90% success in project duration, fund raising, budgeting and financial management, implementation & evaluation, stakeholder engagement & management. Areas of expertise: Poverty eradication & Food security, Child development, Maternal Health & Malnutrition Management, Education, Women empowerment, Sustainable Livelihood, Gender equity.
Ms. Shobha Ahuja is presently an independent economist and Consultant in economic policy. Her job profile is writing position papers and notes as well as undertaking studies and research on various aspects of economy and policy. She has given guest lectures at leading management institutes on issues of contemporary relevance in areas of economy and industry and trade policy. Her previous working assignment was as Director, Economic Policy and Research Division, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Prior to her job with CII, she was working with the PHD Chamber of commerce and Industry and ASSOCHAM.
Pragya is a Public Health Strategic Consultant working on Women , Children and Adolescent health issues, a post graduate from India’s top Public Health Management Institute , 4 Masters to Credit, a Keen Learner to the core, a globe trotter – 23 states in India and 5 countries- mission- addressing health issues not only in India, but also for Tibetans in Nepal and Burma for 1.5 decades now. She has won several accolades- best employee of the year, recognition from corporates for research in public health- nutrition enhancement program for adolescent girls. Awarded as Public Health Entrepreneur Award by All India Radio- 2020. A volunteer for CII for 11 Empowered Groups for Covid-19, created by Government of India. Appreciation from Cohesive- India for contribution on quality of care of indicators for pregnant women. Has worked with UN for protection of child rights and supported in achieving SDGs. She is associated with UN and a part of core team to prepare creatives for Census 2021 along with third party agency. The first video of the same has been released by office of Registrar General of India-govt. of India. She is involved in several policy charcha and discourses in Govt. of India on Maternal and Child Health. She provides technical assistance, program monitoring and research support and prepares corporate implementation plans for organisations – such as Pepsi, Relaxo, Piramal, Eicher, ILFS etc. for intervening on the issues such as adolescent health issues, menstrual hygiene, water and sanitation, anaemia management, nutrition enhancement etc.
Webinar on Disabilities, Accessibility and Inclusion
- Surbhi Taneja
- Manisha Sharma
The event was held on 26th August 2020
Time: 1500 hours
Nipun Malhotra is the Co-Founder and CEO of the Nipman Foundation that works in the areas of health and advocacy for Persons with Disabilities. He is a visiting Research Fellow at World Enabled, a Pineda Foundation initiative. He is the Founder Chair of the FICCI D&I Working Group on Empowering Persons with Disability, a member of the CII National Committee on Special Abilities that promotes inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in the corporate sector and is on the board of Directors at Vishwas, a non-profit working on disability and development. Malhotra is the Executive Director of Nipman Fastener Industries – a leading automotive fastener manufacturing company in India.
Sangeeta Robinson has been spearheading Accessible Entertainment in India for people with disabilities as Head of Sustainability & Inclusion with PVR Cinemas.
A Communications professional by qualification, she recognized her actual calling in the area of Sustainability and Inclusion around a decade ago. In her career spanning two and a half decades, she has led the Communications, Sustainability & Inclusion functions at Tata Power DDL, Cummins, Tata Tele, IBM and PVR Cinemas.
Group Captain Prabal Malaker
Group Captain Prabal Malaker is a disabled Air Force veteran who by dint of being a test pilot, has flown a variety of fighter and transport aircraft the last being the trisonic MiG 25.His flying career came to an end when he was diagnosed with primary progressive multiple sclerosis in August 1998, though the initial symptoms were noticed in mid 1995. The delayed diagnosis was primarily due to the lack of awareness of the disease by the doctor. Though, in a wheelchair, his zest for life continues.
Shama Noorani is the founder of Enable R’ uS – an accessible solutions company founded by a team of disabled individuals, Rustom Irani and Shama Noorani. Shama is an Inclusion and Accessibility adviser.