Dr. Seema Rao, India’s first woman commando trainer, is a pioneer in close quarter battle and has trained various Indian Special forces for 18 years without compensation. Ms. Aditi Mittal, one of the first women to do stand-up comedy in India, will make you laugh hard with her incredible wit and intelligent humor. Ms. Abha Khetarpal Maurya is a disability rights activist and has penned numerous books and research papers on the subject.
Imagine 50 such inspiring and brave women coming together and making you go ‘wow’ with their life-altering stories. Women, truly of Pure Wonder!
Vodafone Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Vodafone India, will recognise the spirit and achievements of these women on 10th March, 2017 in New Delhi, where the ‘Women of Pure Wonder’ coffee table book featuring them will be launched.
Announcing the initiative, P. Balaji, Director – Regulatory, External Affairs & CSR Vodafone India, said, “With the Women of Pure Wonder series, Vodafone Foundation aims to acknowledge the contribution of women in India and the positive social change they have brought in the society. The first three editions of the book have been well received and we are proud to carry forward the legacy this year as well. Our salutations to all the bold, brilliant and brave women across the country whose inspiring tales are represented by the 50 women featured in this edition of the book.”
Vodafone Foundation launched first edition of Women of Pure Wonder book in 2013, narrating stories of India’s unknown women champions. The second edition – Women of Pure Strength, illustrated how astutely women can steer the mast amidst waves of diverse social and cultural milieu. The third edition of Women of Pure Wonder featured women of extreme vision, valour and victory.