The Kalinga Fellowship

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Autumn / Winter 2020 | India

Bringing together the most progressive leaders
to end globally sexual violence against women and children.

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


The dialogue will be facilitated by experts from BRIDGE. The programme is supported by the Government, Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), Sewa International, Prajwala, UN Women and FXB India Suraksha.


The participants will include senior leaders of the police, the judiciary, the media, the business community and the education sector, amongst other critical sectors too.

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


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

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

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.

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

Dr. Sunitha Krishnan,
Ashoka Fellow, who has rescued and rehabilitated over 18,000 women and girls so far,

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

Autumn / Winter 2020 | India
Online application will open soon.

The Kalinga Fellowship experience has been created by


Sewa International
Bridge Institute
UN Women