A lawyer turned social worker. Drawn to the idea that an individual is not separate from his/her community, Vidya began his involvement in grassroot community building in his teens and hasn’t looked back since. His vast experience includes working with youth and local communities across the country in empowering them to take ownership of their own material and spiritual development. Understanding that positive change must come from the transformation of thought and behavior, Vidya regularly engages with groups and organizations as a facilitator, trainer and speaker to explore this concept at deeper levels.
Life Quote: “Let your vision be world-embracing, rather than confined to your own self.” – Bahá’u’lláh
Vidya believes in the inherent nobility of every human soul. He aspires to dedicate his life towards service to humanity and in creating a lasting change in the lives of others. In this path of service , Vidya also believes that it is necessary to operate in the mode of learning as this is essential in an individual’s intellectual progress and for lasting social change. Learning and serving – neither can be fulfilled without the other.
His role: Plan. Coordinate. Execute. Empowering the youth and impacting communities throughout the country.
As a member of the Global Peace family, Vidya designs and implements programmes for youth and underserved communities, particularly amongst the indigenous population. His focus is to increase the depth and impact of social projects.
Fun Fact: Vidya has an irrational passion for football and a perpetual longing to spend quality time with a book.
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