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    Malvika Iyer
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    Malvika Iyer
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    Malvika Iyer
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    Malvika Iyer
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    Malvika Iyer

The bomb blast survivor who never played the victim card

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A freak bomb blast in 2002 left the then 13-year-old Malvika Iyer an amputee. Preventing the ability to control her limbs, it was as though the teenager’s future had been blown to bits. However, young Malvika did not live in misery and play the victim. She rose to the challenge, overcame obstacles and is a…

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    Virali Modi
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    Virali Modi
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    Virali Modi
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    Virali Modi
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    Virali Modi
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    Virali Modi

How Two Failed Suicide Attempts Made Virali Modi A Successful Phenomenon

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Several years ago, Virali Modi was clinging on for her life in a ventilator following an accident. Lying helplessly in a coma, the odds were against her at that point but, sure enough, that she regained consciousness and had got her life back. However, she wasn’t mentally prepared for the fact that she wouldn’t be…

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    Pavitra Chalam

How Pavitra Chalam’s Passion For Filmmaking Is Shaping A Better Future For Our Society

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Born and raised in Bangalore, Pavitra Chalam was a national-level roller skater and athlete for more than a decade before she embarked on her journey as a filmmaker. Pavitra represented India as a Peace Ambassador to Pakistan in 2003. As part of the Youth Initiative for Peace in Pakistan, she was chosen by her peers…

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    Kirthi Jayakumar
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    Kirthi Jayakumar
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    Kirthi Jayakumar
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    Kirthi Jayakumar

How Kirthi Jayakumar Is Changing The Landscape Of Society In Terms Of Women’s Safety

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One day after Kirthi Jayakumar turned 25, on December 16, 2012, is when the infamous Delhi gang-rape happened. Kirthi was receiving an award for her work with a US based NGO called ‘Delta Women’, which worked for the rights of women in the US and Nigeria. Awakened by the lack of security for the women…

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Paving The Way To Help The Nation Accept The LGBT Lifestyle

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Coming out as a homosexual at only 13, Priyank Asha Sukanand calls himself an ‘early bloomer’. He later walked his first gay pride in 2008 with the help of his dear friend who he met in theatre, Palavi Chander. Priyank later joined a LGBT support group and eventually founded a youth support group in 2011,…

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    Saswati Singh
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    Saswati Singh
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    Saswati Singh

A Mother Who Pushed Away Depression And Gave In To INSPIRATION

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After her son was rejected in 42 special schools due to autism, Saswati Singh took matters into her own hand by founding  ‘Inspiration’. Inspiration has a Special School, Vocational Centre, as also a fully equipped Occupational Therapy Centre for the cognitively challenged. They also have free training sessions for parents who are also encouraged to…

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    Khushboo Kumari
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    Khushboo Kumari
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    Khushboo Kumari
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    Khushboo Kumari
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    Khushboo Kumari
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    Khushboo Kumari

This Class ‘8’ Student Teaches Us Why It’s Important To Not Fall Victim To Our Circumstances

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Khushboo Kumari is not your everyday class ‘8’ student. Referred by some as a child prodigy, Khushboo has performed her poetry at National Youth Poetry Slam. When asked about the poetry competition, she says, “In class 4, Robin Bhaiya had asked us all to write a poem. I got a poem the very next day.…

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    Padma Vishwanath
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    Padma Vishwanath

Padma Vishwanath Iyer; The Progressive Mother Who Wholeheartedly Supports The LGBT Community

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We live in a society where the LGBT community is still not accepted completely and wholeheartedly. The older generation especially, has a hard time wrapping their heads around gays, bisexuals, etc.  The mother of Harish Iyer, Padma Vishwanath Iyer is unlike most people from her generation. She has lovingly accepted her son’s sexuality and his…

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    Kavya Ananth
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    Kavya Ananth

How Kavya Ananth Is Giving Life To The Underprivileged Athletes Of The Nation

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It’s a known fact that the infrastructure for sports in India is underdeveloped. Even with the limited opportunities that our nation provides to our youngsters, there is an inequality. Not everyone receives the same opportunity for sports in the nation. Realizing this, Kavya Ananth founded ‘Rebels Foundation’; a non-profit organization that believes that youngsters from…

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    Sagar Baheti
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    Sagar Baheti
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    Sagar Baheti
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    Sagar Baheti
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    Sagar Baheti

Meet The Visually Impaired Runner That Completed The Boston Marathon

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A cricketer at the zonal level, a cyclist that completed India’s biggest cycling tour, a participant in the Ladakh Marathon, The Kaveri Trail, Ultra Run, Coorg Escapade, and most recently the Boston Marathon. We’re talking about Sagar Baheti, the marathon runner that was diagnosed with Stargardt disease that caused the athlete to lose his vision…

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    Ruman Baig
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    Ruman Baig
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    Ruman Baig
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    Ruman Baig

Growing Out Of His Father’s Shadow To Becoming A Giant In His Own Terms

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The social entrepreneur, Ruman Baig, who, despite having a father in the popular realms of politics, remained true to his nature and simply served people in need because he wanted a change. Being exposed to social activity early on in life, the need to serve people was embedded in Ruman Baig. It was a family…

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    Rang De - A Nonprofit Devoted To The Fight Against Poverty
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    Rang De - A Nonprofit Devoted To The Fight Against Poverty
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    Rang De - A Nonprofit Devoted To The Fight Against Poverty
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    Rang De - A Nonprofit Devoted To The Fight Against Poverty
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    Rang De - A Nonprofit Devoted To The Fight Against Poverty
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    Rang De - A Nonprofit Devoted To The Fight Against Poverty
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    Rang De - A Nonprofit Devoted To The Fight Against Poverty

Rang De, Helping People Invest In The Entrepreneurship Potential Of Rural India

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What does it mean to be an entrepreneur? “A person who sets up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit” is the technical definition, according to the Oxford Dictionary. Does this not describe much of rural India? The woman who wakes up at 4 in the morning so she…

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    Varun Hemachandran
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    Varun Hemachandran
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    Varun Hemachandran
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    Varun Hemachandran
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    Varun Hemachandran

Climate Change Is Real And Varun Hemachandran Is Here To Protect Us By Combating Oblivion And Bureaucracy

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Talking Earth is an initiative led to protect the urban ecosystem. The disappearance of green trees in the city and its impact on humanity urged Varun Hemachandran to learn more about climate change and its implications on communities. Started as a project to map the trees at the risk of  being cut, he came across…

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    Sanjna Achayya
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    Sanjna Achayya
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    Sanjna Achayya
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    Sanjna Achayya
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    Sanjna Achayya
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    Sanjna Achayya
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    Sanjna Achayya
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    Sanjna Achayya
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    Sanjna Achayya
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    Sanjna Achayya
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    Sanjna Achayya
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    Sanjna Achayya
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    Sanjna Achayya

Mentally And Physically Exhausted – Why Does This Volunteer Continue To Push Herself?

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There is no way you can be truly happy, no way you can be fully satisfied until you have travelled, and met enough people to understand that being happy is not your discounted purchase during a sale, nor is it giving a child on the road one glass of juice one day. Sincerely happy and…

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    Yasmine Mustafa
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    Yasmine Mustafa
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    Yasmine Mustafa
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    Yasmine Mustafa
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    Yasmine Mustafa

How This CEO Has Been ‘ROAR’ing For Women’s Safety

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Refugee. Immigrant. Tech entrepreneur. One of BBC’s top 100 women. Presenting, Yasmine Mustafa who put herself through college and now has two socially motivated businesses and a blog advertising company, in America. She along with her co-founder, Anthony Gold, devised: ROAR for Good, the fashionable safety jewellery. She is also a board member for Coded…

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Tanzila Khan

From Teenage Author To Global Speaker, Tanzila Khan Is Here To Change Your Life

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This girl on wheels makes everyone on foot think twice about what they are doing with their lives. Inspiring people all over the world with the two novelettes she authored, ‘A Story of Mexico’ and ‘The Perfect Situation’, Tanzila Khan is also an entrepreneur from Pakistan. She has inspired people to believe that one can…

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