Monday, September 7, 2015

Emirates Women of the Year 2015 Young Achiever Simran Vedvyas

She’s just Seventeen, yet amazingly inspiring!
Her top moments to shine and inspire include-

·      Being one of the six and youngest torchbearer from the Middle East region to carry the Olympic Flame during the London 2012 Olympic Games
·      Bagging five National Academic Distinction Awards in consecutive years
·      Seen featured on MTV Voices’ billboard in Times Square, New York City for 100 hours/every 8 minutes ‘Youth! Future Champions’
·      Paired in with legends as honored with John Muir Youth Environmental Conservation Award
·      Awarded the admired Princess Diana International Award and proud to carry on the Princess Diana’s Legacy
·      Honored with the Splash "Heart of Gold " for Humanitarian commitment 2015

Supported by masses-
Simran Vedvyas, reached out, influenced and benefitted thousands to serve humanity and environment beyond boundaries.  An Indian by origin, resident of Dubai U.A.E. she finds herself continuously self-motivated to ‘dreaming large and achieving big’.  During her early life years, she has excelled by strong communication and leadership skills in challenging youth to adopt a more sustainable and peaceful lifestyle. She leads as founder and Chairperson of ‘SynergY’, a NGO youth group, and works each passing day to engage hundreds of students from various institutions in the UAE and India to act together by convening, converging and collaborating. In the process, she ensures to communicate and transpire her thoughts positively to others.  She makes an attempt to lead by example accepting others viewpoints, holding positive discussions and making valuable decisions to progress with her maturity being one of the exceptional qualities that abets to bring together people working for a common goal to benefit the society.  

She has successfully led scores of well planned and executed youth engagement campaigns to benefit the community and environment among which exceptionally outstanding is the planting of over 2000 trees at various landfills in UAE. 

She feels humbled and honored receiving the legendary John Muir Youth Environmental Conservation Award USA, the admired Diana International Award UK, the esteemed 'Puruskar' National level India, Award being Paryavaranmitra Leader for change, shortlisted as Best Student, International Eco Hero award USA, first prize at Global Youth for Environment Forum by Samsung Engineering and Korea Green Foundation among many other global recognitions for my contribution to the environment, conservation and sustainability.  

She has been conferred with Splash ‘Heart of Gold’ for her humanitarian commitment that includes visiting missionaries of charity and dying destitute center in India since past eight years and supporting children in need, distributing food items through ‘Convoy to Feed’ to nearly two thousand labors over the years and supporting causes of education, reducing poverty and gender equality rights through various global platforms. In less than a month I was able to collect over 3000 pairs of shoes for diabetic patients in Africa & Middle East that was distributed in various clinics through US aided AMPATH in 2011.

About the Award:
Emirates Woman Woman Of The Year Awards 2015
Celebrating the UAE’s game-changing visionaries, the humanitarians making a difference, the achievers smashing glass ceilings, and the artists using their creative vision and talent to help put the region on the map, we are proud to finally introduce the 25 inspirational finalists for the Emirates Woman Woman Of The Year Awards 2015.
We’ve also introduced a brand new and exciting category devoted to young achievers. The nominees for the inaugural award are five exceptional young women, all making waves in their respective fields, and all aged 25 or under.

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