Dr. Mallika Sarabhai to launch Inspire India’s TAPAS

TAPAS is a nationwide campaign by Inspire India for rural and urban youth.

TAPAS is a campaign to make youth strong, skilful and socially conscious. An estimated 100,000 young people aged 13 and above will experience TAPAS this year. Dr. Mallika Sarabhai, one of the world’s most inspiring and celebrated women, will launch the TAPAS campaign in Hyderabad, at an exclusive event on the 30th of July 2010.

Dr. Mallika Sarabhai, who has been awarded Padma Bhushan this year, is a world renowned danseuse, actor, writer, choreographer and social activist.  Apart from being one of the 1000 women nominated for Nobel Peace Prize, she has received the prestigious Crystal Award from the World Economic Forum for her contribution in art & culture for global peace. Dr. Sarabhai, in a career as a danseuse and actor spanning 42 years has exhibited exceptional moral courage and character.

In addition to her brilliant career in so many fields, she has an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad, and holds a PhD from Gujarat University.