From a family inspired by Gandhi’s legacy to becoming a disaster management professional. His grandfather worked closely with Mahatma Gandhi, so from an early age Vikas had a strong commitment to social change and community development. In this episode he discusses his education, his experience as a Rotary Peace Fellow and the key trends and skills in the International Development and Disaster Management fields.
As a Rotary World Peace Fellow (2006-08), Vikas is currently the Deputy Director at Save the Children, India. He is an expert in the field of disaster and emergency management with strong experience coordinating & implementing programming at the global and national levels with inter-agency platforms including humanitarian agencies, the U.N., and NGOs.
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