15th November 2022: Women Social entrepreneurship is vital for our future. Collectively we can make a change by closing the gap between men and women in the workforce. Entrepreneurs are those adventurous, daredevils who drive deep into the pressing problems of society and try to find solutions to them, not by leaving the responsibilities in the reins of the government or business, but by trying to change systems as whole and persuading societies to take new initiatives.
Brief Introduction of IW :
International Inner Wheel is an international women’s Social organisation to create friendship, service and understanding. It has clubs in over 100 countries with over 100,000 members. In our Inner wheel Social entrepreneur series in this Episode we are introducing very popular face, she doesn’t need any kind of Introduction. Yes we are talking about Dr. Sandhya Bhat National Editor 2020-21.
Experts of Interview :
Hello Womeniya : Introduce yourself to our readers.
DR.Sandhya Bhat: Anesthesiologist by Profession and also member of International Inner Wheel Organization.
Hello Womeniy: Shares your Inner wheel journey with US and reason to join Inner wheel.
DR.Sandhya Bhat: Belong to a Rotary and Inner Wheel Family. I would accompany my parents to projects and fellowships. So service came naturally to me.While studying Medicine and doing Postgraduation,I was part of Medical Team to South Africa. Later when I was invited to join both Rotary and Inner Wheel but preferred to join the All Women’s organization Inner Wheel. I joined same club which was started by my mother.
Hello Womeniya: Can you highlight some important service projects you have done.
DR.Sandhya Bhat: As Club President I did 4 Mega Medical Projects benefitted 2000 people. As Polio Coordinator I was part of Team and would take part in skits and street plays. As District Chairman the Clubs came together and donated Medical equipments to NICU of Sion Municipal Hospital. Built Toilet Blocks in 70 villages. Built Happy Schools and wash areas. Recently my School Friend who is part of Handball Association India approached me with a project. The 2022 World and European Handball Wheel chair championship( Six a Side) is going on Portugal on 18th- 20 th November, 2022. With cooperation of our District Chairman Mita and clubs Inner Wheel District 314 is now one of the core sponsors of Team India and we were proud to collaborate for this prestigious sports event at world stage. The Inner Wheel logo has been given prominent place on Team India kit of the members and staff flying to Portugal. Phoenix Sports, an institution associated to Handball Association India who are primarily working towards the development of sports for the underprivileged and differently abled athletes. Inner Wheel logo is seen on the kit of players and staff representing India in the World Wheelchair Handball Championships.This project gave me great satisfaction
Hello Womeniya : Being a social Entrepreneur what is your Goal and vision.
DR.Sandhya Bhat: Branding of Inner Wheel Making the world aware of the magnitude of service Inner Wheel does and make Inner Wheel more recognised
Hello Womeniya : What is the future of Inner wheel?
DR.Sandhya Bhat: We are completing 100 years in 2024 .We are hopeful that new members continue to join and Inner Wheel grows.
Hello Womeniya: What is your appealing message to all Women.
DR.Sandhya Bhat: Entrepreneurs of Inner wheel
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF AND YOUR ABILITY TO OVERCOME CHALLENGE.
Hello Womeniya: Do you believe in Women Empowerment and why its so important for our society.
DR.Sandhya Bhat: Yes I do believe in Women Empowerment – Both Financially & Education wise and try my best to encourage it at every step beginning from my own home with my maids.
Hello Womeniya: Who is you favourite woman Entrepreneur in India?
DR.Sandhya Bhat: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
Published Link: 15th November 2022