YuWaah (Generation Unlimited India) in India announced today that Ashwin Yardi, CEO of Capgemini in India, has joined the organisation, starting immediately, alongside Yasumasa Kimura, UNICEF Representative, as being the co -chair of the organisation.
- The YuWaah Board would now serve as a decision-making body, with the majority of founding partners and board members providing time and resources to help the YuWaah Secretariat with money and functional expertise.
- They will play a critical role in influencing YuWaah’s long-term strategy and execution, as well as actively crafting shared-value partnerships with governments and the private sector to genuinely establish a collaborative platform.
- YuWaah has set a lofty goal of enlisting 300 young people as changemakers. Bold strategies and quick actions will be required to achieve this goal.
- The new YuWaah Board will work to provide the essential tools and assistance to youth in India, particularly those who are most marginalised, so that they can effectively traverse the challenges of the twenty-first century.
Every year, four YPAT members join the board of directors to ensure that their community is well-represented..