Fullname: ISHA BHANDARI
Category: Humanitarian Award- Women Empowerment Award
Nominee's Bio: Isha Bhandari is an International Social Scientist, Chairperson DSB Foundation, India, Global Goodwill Ambassador India, Advisor to National & International Charities, A Campaigner, Speaker, Panelist & Moderator. She has to her credit National and International Campaigns on Women Health. She has voiced many forums in India and abroad at House of Commons and House of Lords, UK and she has also been a TEDx Speaker, Madagascar. A recipient of Women Leaders in Community Service Award by Indian Council for UN Relations 2019, Inspirational Social Scientist Award 2019 under Women Legendary Awards, Exemplary Contribution Award as Social Activist & Self Help Group by MSME Govt of India and Foundation for MSDG’s 2019 & Outstanding Women Health Campaign (Women Health Awards 2019)by ASSOCHAM, Iconic Women Award by Women Economic Forum 2019 and International Women Achievers Award 2012 She has been instrumental in implementing the first pilot project on women cancer for African Countries in Madagascar, Indian Ocean by Akbaraly Foundation and partnered by Govt of Madagascar ,Red Cross, European Institute of Oncology of Milano, The Institute Gustave Roussy of Paris, The AIIMS, The Delhi State Cancer Institute of Delhi, The King Hussein Cancer Foundation in Amman, The Harvard Medical School of Boston, The Buck Institute of Research on aging of Novato (CA), PATH, The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Hospital of Seattle, and The African Cancer Center in Cape Town. She is a strategy planner for effective operations of Non-Governmental Organizations and an expert on Mobile Health Care units in India and abroad for outreach campaigns. She has worked with eminent personalities from Political field, Indian Army, Govt of various states in India, Indian Film Industry, Ministers from House of Lords and Commons, UK , UN, Red Cross, WHO, UICC, TATA Memorial, Mumbai, India, Delhi State Cancer Institute, Delhi, India, MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, Texas, US. Under her guidance large numbers of campaigns have been organized PAN India and abroad and scores of women and girls have been benefited. Under her guidance many skill centres were set up in Delhi, Haryana and Punjab which provided entrepreneurship opportunities to many women. She has graced many forums as jury. She has been delegate at Global Cancer Summit, Dublin, Ireland, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, USA, Guest Lecturer, University of East London, UK. Member of Institutional Ethics Committee, Delhi State Cancer Institute, Govt of NCT of Delhi & Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality, Delhi. Member Executive Committee Indian Women Network IWN of Confederation of Indian Industries and Chairperson Community Development, Delhi Chapter All Ladies League. She also Chairs DSB Foundation India which has received colossal appreciation for her projects on Women Health, Women Safety, Road Safety , Environment, Empowering workshops and International Campaigns. Her Global Campaign ‘Tree for Life’ gained popularity across the globe. One hundred and one countries participated in it. All the projects of the foundation are aligned with UN SDG towards vision 2030.