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Vishal Talreja

Co-Founder and Trustee, Dream a Dream, India

Vishal is co-founder, along with 11 others, of Dream a Dream, a charity which empowers young people from vulnerable backgrounds to overcome adversity and flourish. He is an Ashoka Fellow, an Eisenhower Fellow, and a Board Member at PYE Global. Vishal has been recognized as an “Architect of the Future” by the Waldzell Institut, Austria. He is also an advisor and mentor to start-up NGOs and young social entrepreneurs. He is a TEDx Speaker, an active writer on development challenges and human-interest stories, and a poet. In 2018, he was awarded the “Heroes of Bengaluru” award.