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PaaLoNaa Podcast 52: Adopt India || Guest: Mr. Vidyadhar Prabhudesai || #letstalk
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PaaLoNaa Podcast 52: Adopt India || Guest: Mr. Vidyadhar Prabhudesai || #letstalk

PaaLoNaa Podcast 52: Adopt India || Guest: Mr. Vidyadhar Prabhudesai || #letstalk

Let's Talk with Vidyadhar Prabhu Desai | Adoption in India || Process | Tips | Part 01

NO Adoption in INDIA!Reason Explained|Vidhyadhar Prabhudesai - cofounder - ADOPT INDIA| TLRS EPS 20

LEO TALKS with VIDYADHAR PRABHUDESAI

ABOUT ME

Global Changemaker | Ford Fellow | Founding Curator-Global Shapers, WEF | UN SDG Ambassador| Climate Reality Leader| Living My Promise Signatory

Vidyadhar Prabhudesai is an entrepreneur and behaviour change advocate. He is the co-founder of LeadCap Ventures with a presence in 40 countries across Asia, Africa, and Europe. Over the past and half decade, LeadCap has been working with international institutions like the United Nations, World Bank, World Economic Forum, governments of nations including Libya, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, fortune 100 companies like Google, Unilever, Microsoft, and Micros Small Medium Enterprises and startups like Uber, Cred, Swiggy, Dunzo, etc. He was nominated as Executive Director and Board Member of the International Foundation for Sustainable, Peace, and Development, a pre-eminent international institution based in Europe, where he conceptualized and spearheaded The Presidential Fellows Program. He is also co-founder of the Adopt India movement, which plans to improve the plight of children who are orphaned or abandoned by bringing them into mainstream adoption channels and encouraging child adoption as a family planning alternative. 

Prabhudesai is also the Founding Curator of the Global Shapers Community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum. He was the youth consultant to the Asian Development Bank and a former member of a special consulting group to the Office of Principal Scientific Advisor, Govt of India. He was awarded "Thane Gaurav," the second-highest civilian status by Thane Municipal Corporation. Furthermore, he received the World Bank's Prize on Youth Employability for impacting more than 10 million youth and received special mentions across global platforms like The Doha Forum, United Nations Youth Envoy, and Peace Child International. He received global fellowships from the United Nations for inclusive development, the World Economic Forum for the gender gap, the Ford Foundation for media and technology governance, the Royal Society of Arts towards social progress, and the Commonwealth Foundation for Youth Empowerment. He is an alumnus of Aegis School of Business and Thunderbird School of Global Management.

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Important projects and initiatives 

With International and National Institutions

Citations and Publicaions

Governments, Institutions, Fortune 500 and Startups

National & Global Awards and accolades

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IIT, Delhi

Thunderbird School of Global Management

Jamia Milia Islamia

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Fellowships

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Alma Mater

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