4 Indians figured in Asia 21 Young Leaders Class of 2015 list

Jul 14, 2015 13:03 IST

Four Indians-Mishi Choudhary, Manish Dahiya, Sanjay Vijayakumar and Aarti Wig- were figured in the Asia 21 Young Leaders Class of 2015 list that was released on 8 July 2015 in New York, the USA.

These were part of 32 young leaders (under the age of 40), who were selected for the Asia 21 Class of 2015 by the Asia Society as part of its leader ship development programme.

The selected leaders will be part of the Asia 21 Network where they will find mentors, potential collaborators, who are devoted to find solutions to most vexing socio-economic problems in the Asia-Pacific region.

Asia 21 Network consists of young leaders from across the Asia Pacific, representing the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.

Mishi Choudhary: She is a technology lawyer and an online civil liberties activist, is the founding executive director of SFLC.in, a pro-bono legal services organization based in New Delhi. SFLC.in brings together lawyers, policy analysts, technologists, and students to protect freedom in the digital world.

Manish Dahiya: He is the executive director and Global Head of Energy Complex at Noble Group Limited. His work focuses on enabling the requirements of an energy short world as it balances its demands for growth with the obligation of providing basic power requirements to the populace.

Sanjay Vijayakumar: He is the CEO of MobME Wireless Solutions, one of India’s most exciting and innovative mobile value-added service companies. He is chairman of the board of Startup Village, India's first incubator for public-private partnerships, promoted jointly by the Union Government and private sector entities.

Aarti Wig: She is co-founder of the Indian arm of the Yunus Social Business (YSB), which was founded by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Muhammad Yunus to create selfless businesses that tackle social problems. She is creating a social business incubator program with India's premier management school and a social business market company for a leading international shoe company.

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