Corporates, NGOs, Government Departments, Funding Agencies, Philanthropists, Social Clubs & Volunteers come together to discuss Bridging Gaps in Education: Ensuring Quality Education for Every Urban Deprived Child in Bangalore. Organizing Partners of the event were, the Center for Education Innovations, Let’s Do Some Good Foundation, and Samridhdhi Trust.
The Symposium on 13th December opened to about 90 participants from 40 different organizations. There was a mix of NGOs and implementers (23), corporate and donors (10), Education consulting firms (3) and representatives from the government department in the audience.
The welcome address was given by Mr Warrier, CEO, Manipal Foundation. In his address he spoke about the 3Ps which are a must in any work area; these are People, Passion and Partnerships. He also added that if one adds trust and transparency to these three things then any organization, any idea can strive and success. He stressed on the need to share our knowledge more and more amongst each other and learn to give it from the heart.