Community Business India Conference 2017
We are delighted to announce Bezwada Wilson as our keynote speaker for Track 1. Bezwada is an Indian activist and one of the founders and National Conveners of the Safai Karmachari Andolan (SKA), an Indian human rights organisation that has been campaigning for the eradication of manual scavenging. Bezwada’s work has been recognised by the Ashoka Foundation, which elected him as an Ashoka Senior Fellow for human rights. In 2016, Bezwada was honoured with the Ramon Magsaysay Award. Bezwada has a TEDx talk on The Right to Human Dignity and has also appeared on the popular TV show, Satyamev Jayate, speaking about Untouchability. In his keynote, Bezwada will discuss the importance of building responsible leadership, his own journey in influencing and empowering others with his vision, taking action and leading by example.