‘Seeing change in lives of children & families is heart touching’

Q. If life had not led you into becoming a member of the social sector, what would you have got executed?  

It’s arduous for me to think about doing something past the social sector. Maybe I’d have joined a prime consulting agency to work on social sector tasks.


Q. What have you ever discovered about your self because you turned CEO at Akanksha?

Management requires one to steer by asking the precise questions. I used to consider in having the RIGHT solutions more often than not. I’m now studying the previous.

Q. What’s the most heart-touching factor that has occurred to you thru your NGO?

Probably the most coronary heart touching factor is witnessing the CHANGE within the lives of the youngsters and their households. I lately met with two of my alumni:

Ruby – who has gone on to change into knowledgeable artist after residing in a slum group with no electrical energy. Her art work was part of Pune’s finest exhibition. 

Reena – who works at Starbucks and labored relentlessly all through the pandemic. She received promoted and is now a ‘everlasting’ worker. Her resilience to assist her whole household single-handedly blew my thoughts.


Q. If you happen to had to decide on between listening to music, watching a movie or studying a e book – what would it not be? What would you take heed to/ watch/ or learn?

I’d like to learn a e book. I principally learn non-fiction. Tales of leaders and the way they navigated tough conditions. Nowadays I’m studying Barack Obama’s The Promised Land.

Q. Do you have got a motto in life? What’s it?

Be The Change You Want To See In The World – Gandhiji.

Q. When was the final time you probably did one thing for the primary time? What was it?

Phew! I had by no means executed a correct highway journey. So for the tip of the 12 months trip, my spouse and I made a decision to do a highway journey within the Sahyadri Ghats (Western Ghats), which was fascinating and exquisite. 



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