The Kalinga Fellowship

A virtual programme,
from December 2020 to April 2021

Bringing together the most progressive leaders
to facilitate breakthroughs in thinking and action in
combatting human trafficking.

Our mission is to enhance the safety of all woman and children globally. Our focus is on action and impact.


The Kalinga Fellowship is a programme that brings together progressive leaders from business, government and civil society to facilitate breakthroughs in thinking and action in the combatting of the trafficking of women and children. The dialogue will be facilitated by experts from BRIDGE.

The programme is supported by the National Commission for Women & National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (Government of India), Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), FXB India Suraksha, Telengana Social Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society (TSWREIS), UN Women, Mission Better Tomorrow (MBT), Traffik Analysis Hub, Halotrade, IBM, Sewa International and Prajwala.

Our Focus 2020-2021:
How can the senior leaders of the government, business sector and civil society come together to combat human trafficking?

This is an opportunity to #DemandChange and work alongside some of the most influential societal leaders of our time.


Dr. Achyuta Samanta,
who has founded the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, the World’s largest indigenous free University for 30,000 children,

Mamta Borgoyary,
CEO of FXB India Suraksha, a non-profit that directly benefits 500,000 women and children across 15 states in India,

Dr. Praveen Kumar,
a pioneering senior police officer & state Secretary, whose work in providing a full education for 160,000 disadvantaged children has recently been captured in the film Poorna.

Shyam Parande,
is Secretary General of Sewa International Bharat, a leading organisation which serves humanity in distress, aids local communities, and promotes volunteerism,

P. Vijayan,
is Inspector General, Police, Kerala, India. He leads acclaimed changemaking projects such as Students Police Cadets, positively impacting the lives of 800,000 students across India.

Join our next Kalinga Fellowship

A virtual programme involving 14 breakthrough events
from December 2020 to April 2021

The Kalinga Fellowship experience has been created by


Traffik Analysis Hub
Stop the Traffik
Mekong Club
Mission for Better Tomorrow (MBT)
International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children
Sewa International
UN Women
Bridge Institute