KISS joins with Bridge Partnership to protect Odisha girls

Bhubaneswar, Aug 31: A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was
signed between the Bridge Partnership Asia Pacific PTE Ltd, Singapore and the
Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), India, laying the foundation of a
Kalinga Fellowship on Tuesday.
KIIT & KISS founder Dr Achyuta Samanta and Asia Pacific
MD Simon McKenzie signed the agreement behalf of the KISS and the Bridge
Partnership, respectively.
The Kalinga Fellowship brings together The Bridge Institute,
Dasra, KISS, FXB Suraksha, Neeti Foundation, Ashoka India and Odisha Government
to build a set of recommended strategies that would enhance safety on girls in
Odisha and provide each participant with the most contemporary and progressive
leadership techniques, skills and methods to enable them to lead for this
agenda. It aims to create a cohesive governance team that would work together
to drive these strategies through and after the event. It would become a role
model for solving seemingly impossible challenges by other States and create sn
India of everyone’s dream.
Inspired by the Art of Giving, a philosophy of life
propounded by Dr Samanta, the fellowship would create 40 leaders. It would
shape the way corporate philanthropy is evolving.  
Dasra is an influential philanthropic organisation
headquartered in Mumbai, backed by institutions such as USAID, Bill &
Melinda Gates Foundation and Piramal Foundation. The mission of The Bridge
Institute is to support the leaders tackling the most pressing issues in the
world, including conflict and post-conflict contexts. 

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