Ashwini Angadi

Ms. Ashwini Angadi, 27-year-old girl from Bengaluru, among the seven young participants across the globe, was honored with the UN Special Envoy for Global Education's Youth Courage Award, a part of the Malala Day Celebrations on July 12 2013 at the world body.

Ashwini Angadi has added another feather to her cap by receiving the Queen’s Young Leader Award on June 22, 2015 in London and is one among the three people selected for this award from India. Considering her keen interest in establishing the Belaku Academy in June 2014 to provide education for visually-challenged children in Bengaluru with a motto to facilitate them to have a dignified life.Queen's Young Leaders award was set up by Queen Elizabeth II to recognise exceptional young people from across the Commonwealth.

She was launched a book Limca Book of Records 'People of the Year' 2016 along with Venkatesh Kini, President, Coca-Cola India & South West Asia, Arthy Singh, Sr. Editor, Limca Book of Records and Bhawna Bhede, 3D Rangoli Artist, Limca Book of Records Holder from Maharashtra.

Started her schooling at the age of four in a charitable hostel then moved to Bengaluru for further studies. Graduated in 2012 as a topper of the class, soon after, she started working with Young Voices; a project by the UK based Charity Leonard Cheshire Disability, located in Bengaluru.

She raised her voice and started helping the disabled, fight for rights enshrined in the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. She received several awards for her involvement with disabled individuals’ empowerment, also awarded by the United Nation’s ‘Youth Courage Award'.

Recently, in Dubai she attend a world class conference called ’Global Education Skills Forum’ organized by Gems Education.

She in the conference spoke on the topic 'Education for girls with disabilities', was among the 850 eminent people from around the world of policy, business, academia, development and finance who came together to consider new ways of tackling education crisis.

Delegates from 59 countries ranging from the United States and United Kingdom to Mongolia, Serbia and Montenegro. Among them 7 former Heads of States and Prime Ministers, 32 education ministers, 13 chairmen of large companies, 45 CEOs and many scholars.

Her personal struggle and achievement is a great encouragement to all specially, for the physically challenged children of India and world as a whole. So far government has not came forward to support her in her great mission. She believes, getting education is only 50 percent of human-life but helping and giving to society will make one's life complete.

Ashwini Angadi’s dream is to establish a residential school for visually challenged children managed by a trust in her name and that dream has come true with ‘Belaku Academy’.

   

Her personal struggle and achievement is a great encouragement to all specially, for the physically challenged children of India and world as a whole. So far government has not came forward to support her in her great mission. She believes, getting education is only 50 percent of human-life but helping and giving to society will make one's life complete.

Ashwini Angadi’s dream is to establish a residential school for visually challenged children managed by a trust in her name and that dream has come true with ‘Belaku Academy’.

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