Real Life Heroes – By Manvi in collaboration with Raah – A Literacy and Cultural Center, Pune presents –  #LiveToInspire Web Talk Series

January 28th, Sunday, 5 PM – 7 PM, be ready to spend your evening with –


Vithika Yadav – The Country Head of Love Matters India and, an anti-trafficking and anti-slavery specialist. She is 2016’ 120 under 40 winner. In 2007 she was awarded the Atlas Corps Fellowship in the category of young rising leader and development professional from India to serve in the USA. In year 2013, Love Matters won the Award for Excellence & Innovation in Sexuality Education from the World Association for Sexual Health (WAS).

Rider Rakesh – The Founder of the initiative called ‘Ride For Gender Freedom’. Rakesh has received appreciation from various schools and colleges. He has also been invited to premiere institutes like the IIM to put forward his views. His travel journey will end in 2018 in Bihar but he will continue to spread this awareness in whichever capacity possible for him. He has been awarded ‘Global Gender Hero Award’ in August 2016 by Gender Connect USA. 

Kavindya Thennakoon – a Sri Lankan community development and youth activist. She is the Founder of Without Borders an organization with a core vision of empowering individuals and communities to become nothing but their best through innovative education and training models. She is also a 2015 Queen’s Young Leader and Asia’s #LCJB16 winner and a 2014 Harvard Global Trailblazer Award winner.

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