Dr. Deepika Pandita
Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune
Dr. Deepika Pandita is an Associate Professor at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune. She has more than 15 years of experience in industry, teaching and research.
During her tenure at SIBM, Pune she has won many awards and accolades like the Young Achiever Award Institute of Scholars, the best paper award at various forums and the Best Faculty award in 2021.
Her achievements in research has been exemplary with more than 700+ google citations and 20+ research papers in various international journals indexed in Scopus, WOS, ABDC.
Mrs. Vijayaraje Prashant Rathore
Symbiosis School, Nashik
Mrs. Vijayaraje Prashant Rathore is a teacher at the Symbiosis School, Nashik. She is a dedicated teacher and has actively participated in several initiatives of the school like the Science exhibition, Rock exhibition, Skits, Kitchen gardening and Compost making. She has attended several workshops and seminars and actively participates in the Nature club and has implemented many innovative ideas.
Mr. Rajesh Das
Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune
Mr. Rajesh Das is the Manager at the Symbiosis Studios, Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune. A passionate cameraman with over 25 years of industry experience in cinematography and training. Mr. Rajesh is highly proficient in all the aspects of film production.
Over the years, he has partnered with students of Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication as the cinematographer for several fiction and documentary films. He has shot several corporate films and events including, 'Gram to Vishvagram', a biography on Prof. Dr. S B Mujumdar, Chancellor, SIU, Biodiversity Film featuring the flora and fauna found at the Lavale campus, the Symbiosis University Hospital & Research Centre and the Symbiosis Medical College for Women.
Ms. Reetwika Banerjee
Ms. Reetwika Banerjee is an alumnus of Symbiosis Center for Information Technology, Pune (MBA Batch 2011). Presently she is associated with Accenture as Cluster Lead of Global Client Info Security.
She is an avid writer and has authored 10 best-selling ISBN books. She is also the Editor-in-Chief of Culture Flash International Magazine. She holds 2 World and 3 National Records for innovations in Modern Literature, and has won several awards and accolades.
She has won 'Apollon Sirmiensis International Honour 2021' (Serbia), 'Sarojini Naidu International Award' for her contributions in the field of women achievers from International Chamber of Media & Commerce (New Delhi). In 2020 she won the "Golden Achiever Award 2020' from Blaster group (Agra), and the "Swami Vivekananda Excellence Award 2019" by Seva Youth Guild (Govt, of India) in 2019. She has also won the "Global Author of the Year 2018" by Power is You (USA) for literary footprints in 2018. In 2020 Ms. Reetwika was nominated for 'Padma Shree' Award in Literature & Education field (Govt, of India).
For her social contribution to Society, in 2021 Ms. Reetwika was designated as the President of Women's India Chamber of Commerce & industries (WICCI), West Bengal in the domain of Public Safety & Security. As the president of the council, Ms. Reetwika plays a pivotal role in making India a safer and more secured country for women. She is an active member of Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) community, and plays a critical role in spreading words of inclusion in multiple forums. As a regular public speaker and Ally for the LGBTQ+ community, Reetwika plays a vital role in spreading awareness across the society about the Pride community.
Mr. Abhijit Jejurikar
Mr. Abhijit Jejurikar is an alumnus of Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune (MBA Batch 2006). A Marketing professional, Mr. Abhijit Jejurikar is the founder and curator of 'Dharavi Reloaded'. He is working hard to make rock stars out of ragpickers. A professional musician Mr. Abhijit performs routinely with city bands as vocalist, percussionist and keyboardist, and has been meeting 50 children in Dharavi on a regular basis. He has been teaching and mentoring kids in the band for the last 9 years. The band has performed over 300 performances across India and has partnered with some of the country's most well-known musicians and personalities. This programme has assisted the youngsters in being known in their society, overcoming their negative habits, and, most significantly, becoming financially self- sufficient and capable of supporting their families and paying their own school fees.
He has featured in the Mumbai Mirror's 'Heroes campaign' which looks beyond everyday do- gooders and simple acts of kindness. This initiative honours people or institutions that have decisively - and positively - changed Mumbai for the better.