Vishal Talreja

Co-Founder, Dream a Dream, India

Vishal Talreja co-founded Dream a Dream along with 11 others. Dream a Dream is a registered, charitable trust empowering children and young people from vulnerable backgrounds to overcome adversity and flourish in the 21st century using a creative life skills approach. Vishal is an Ashoka fellow, an Eisenhower fellow and has previously being a founder director of Unltd India and board member of India Cares Foundation. Vishal has been recognized as an 'Architect of the Future' by the Waldzell Institut in Austria. He is also an advisor and mentor to The YP Foundation and Reap Benefit, and is deeply committed to mentoring start-up NGOs and young social entrepreneurs. He is a TEDx speaker, active writer on development challenges and human-interest stories and a poet. In 2018, he was awarded the 'Heroes of Bengaluru' award.


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