Indiaspora to launch 2021 Philanthropy Leaders List
List recognizes 100 Indian and Diaspora leaders who have had a significant impact with philanthropy
Indiaspora is about to launch the 2021 Indiaspora Philanthropy Leaders List, recognizing 100 Indian and Diaspora leaders who have made a significant impact with their philanthropic contributions and engagement.
The non-profit member organization of Indian Diaspora World Leaders will host two virtual sessions to announce the launch of the List on August 12 at 10:00 a.m. PT (session 1) and August 13 at 10:00 a.m. IST (session 2)
Philanthropy ecosystem leaders and List winners will join different countries to discuss their philanthropy, the role of philanthropy in a crisis and their representation on the List, among other topics, he said in a press release.
Indiaspora lists (lists.indispora.org) The project highlights the achievements of Indian diaspora leaders from all sectors and industries.
“With each listing, we honor leaders in a specific field, be it business, government or philanthropy,” said Indiaspora. “Our goal is to increase awareness of the collective inspiration, influence and impact of our global community. “
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“It’s incredibly inspiring to see so many philanthropists in our community translating their success into social impact,” said Indiaspora founder MR Rangaswami.
“These leaders serve as an example of the importance of giving and remind us of the many issues that require our attention.”
Presenters for Session 1 (Aug 12, 10:00 a.m. PT):
Gururaj “Desh” Deshpande, President and Chairman of Sparta Group LLC and Founder and Director of the Deshpande Foundation
Aditya Jha, Founder and President of the POA Educational Foundation
Lata Krishnan, Founder and Co-Chair of the American India Foundation
Ankur Vora, Strategy Director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Romesh Wadhwani, Founder, CEO of SymphonyAI and Founder of the Wadhwani Foundation
Sunil Wadhwani, Founder of SWAT Capital and Founding Donor of the WISH Foundation
Sarosh Zaiwalla, Senior Partner and Founder of Zaiwalla & Co
Read: Indiaspora Announces Launch of 2021 Indiaspora Philanthropy Leaders List (August 10, 2021)
Presenters of Session 2 (Aug 13 10:00 am IST):
Anu Aga, Former President of Thermax and Founding Director of Teach for India
Anand Deshpande, Founder, President and CEO of Persistent Systems
Ashish Dhawan, Founder and Chairman of the Central Square Foundation
Vikram Khanna, associate editor and economic affairs commentator at the Straits Times
Naghma Mulla, CEO of the EdelGive Foundation
Atul Satija, Founder of The / Nudge Foundation and CEO of GiveIndia
Abhishek Sharma, CEO of Foundation Holdings
Ronnie Screwvala, co-founder of the Swades Foundation
Zarina Screwvala, co-founder of the Swades Foundation
The events are open to the public. There is no cost to attend.
What: Launch of the Indiaspora 2021 Philanthropy Leaders List
When: August 12, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time (Session 1); August 13, 2021 at 10:00 am IST (session 2)