Yuva is a youth leadership development initiative of Young Indians.
Its vision is to “Synergize Students and their Energy for Positive Action”. Young Indians involves students from schools and colleges around the country to involve them in leadership, personal development and nation building activities.
Yi Yuva envisions connecting students to the community, the country at large and working towards a movement for “ Nation Building“. This is done by the formation of the “Yuva” in institutions with this broader objectives.
Why Join YUVA?
Recognition to Institution
Opportunity to Interact/Network with Entrepreneurs & Professionals from diverse background
Leadership, Skill Building , Innovation and Entrepreneurship
An Experience on Leadership through Leadership Program
Invaluable Motivation for Young Minds to see how other Young achievers are making a difference
A unique Networking Opportunity with Peers across the country and worldwide
An opportunity to participate in all major Yi events
Leadership module and training session for student coordinators
As a part of Yuva , various modules would be held at your institution. These would include:
Talks from Yi on Email Etiquettes/ Resume Building or Social Media Management / Image Building etc
Developing skills as Conflict resolution or Time and stress management or Public Speaking
Engaging Leaders through interactions
Awareness on sensitive topics like health or addiction or respecting womenhood etc.
Students would also be a part of ongoing Yi Initiatives towards Swacch Bharath, have an opportunity to attend leadership camps and internships through Yi/CII organisations.
As a part of our initiative to trigger Entrepreneurship & Innovation visits to innovation centres and industries would be arranged.
Yi Bangalore conducts an annual start up challenge – YUSTRART , you would be eligible for discounted fee to attend the same.
Karthik Kittu, is an entrepreneur & change maker. Karthik has 10+ Years of Experience having worked with many Fortune 100 Clients & for Infosys, Dimension-data and most recently KPMG before he decided to turn entrepreneur. His focus at Passionconnect is to create interest groups and advocate to people to live their Passion. Gifted with a high restlessness quotient he has dabbled in varied fields. He constantly tries to bring his interests in travel, technology, mythology & psychology to impact societal change.
He has served Rotaract, the Youth wing of Rotary International for 13+ years and was President of South Asia for 2010-11 leading and mentoring about 50,000+ volunteers. He also served as Chairman Emeritus of the Board for 2011-14. He has delivered leadership lectures at many places in the world and also served as a cultural & Vocational Ambassador to USA as part of the Rotary Foundation.
He also is a member of Data Security Council of India, Information Systems Audit and Control Association, IEEE, Rotary Club of Bangalore South West, is a Startingbloc Fellow, Paul Harris Fellow and a Traffic Warden with Bangalore City Traffic Police. Karthik has been recognized by the Hon’ble Governor of Karnataka, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka for his social entrepreneurship projects & from the Hon’ble Governor of Odisha for his yeomen service to society. He also was awarded the ‘Service above Self’ Award (The highest honor given to a Rotaractor in Asia) from the Chairman of the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International and ‘Lead the Change’ award from the President of Rotary International for his self-less leadership & service.
Karthik holds a Bachelor’s in Science and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Bangalore University and a Certificate in Mythology from the Center for Theology, Berkeley, USA. He also is a Checkpoint Certified Security Administrator and a Bluecoat Certified Professional.
He is married to Dr. Raksha, a Dental Surgeon and Bharatanatyam Artist; who runs a dance school for regular and differentially abled individuals and also choreographed the dance for the visually impaired and hearing impaired and has performed with them in USA, Europe & Asia.
Rajesh is a young enthusiastic person who brings tremendous amount of sincerity in all his work. He has done his Master’s in Business Administration.
Rajesh started his career as a Software Engineer, and there after worked in various well-known companies for about 8 years. With the zeal to be an entrepreneur he started his first venture Fomax Information Technologies Pvt.Ltd. He has a principle that he strongly follows “believe you can and you will”; this belief in himself and his team made Fomax a leading software development and information technology company that delivers quality solutions to clients of all verticals. With his guidance, Fomax has become the fastest growing digital marketing agency globally. Fomax is not the only pit-stop. He has other interesting ventures where he puts in his knowledge for the growth of it. He is also a Director at EarthenDelight which is India’s leading Organic food supplier, producing healthy, organic food through sustainable means. His decade long experience has inspired several fledgling entrepreneurs in India. Rajesh’s keen interest towards data analytics, strategic business solutions help him build strong relationship with the clients. He is closely associated with various small scale industry clusters. His understanding of the market and customer orientation has led him to key wins, globally and in India.
Apart from his work life, Rajesh is an avid supporter of Farming. As CSR initiatives, he has launched various farmer support activities and also has deep interest in Organic farming. He is a key member in various prestigious organizations like Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) – Young Indians (Yi) Bangalore Chapter, Indo American Chamber of Commerce, BNI Bangalore and so on. He loves traveling and has explored various cities across the globe. A note that Rajesh always shares “Learning is a gift of life”, you grow with these learnings and create wonders for the world. firstname.lastname@example.org