From a Correspondent
Tezpur, July12: In an achievement, a Tezpur based girl has been selected to represent the Global Shapers Community in its Annual Curators Meeting organized by the World Economic Forum in Geneva, Switzerland from August 16 to August 22. The Global Shapers Community is a global network of local communities developed and led by young people who are exceptiol, in their potential, achievement and drive to make a contribution to their communities.
On the other hand, the World Economic Forum (WEF) is a Swiss non-profit foundation, based in Cologny, Geneva. Recognized by the Swiss authorities as the intertiol institution for public-private cooperation, its mission is committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders of society to shape global, regiol, and industry agendas.
The Forum is best known for its annual winter meeting for five days in Davos, a mountain resort in Graubünden, in the eastern Alps region of Switzerland. The meeting brings together some 2,500 top business leaders, intertiol political leaders, selected intellectuals, and jourlists for up to five days (winter) to discuss the most pressing issues faced by the world.
The organization also convenes some six to eight regiol meetings each year in locations such as Latin America and East Asia, as well as undertaking two further annual meetings in Chi and the United Arab Emirates. Beside meetings, the foundation produces a series of research reports and engages its members in sector specific initiatives. Mayuri Bhattacharya, a resident of Tezpur Kolibari, has been selected by the Global Shapers Community at this important gathering. She did her schooling at St. Joseph Convent School here. She did her higher secondary from Darrang College and then moved to Kolkata University and alongside did a PG diploma in mass communication from Jadavpur University and started her career as an assistant editor of two trade magazines at Fairfest, India, where she also doubled as an event mager. She joined a sanitation NGO in February, 2015 and is now working as its consultant. She is the facilitator of Loo Watch, a social group which acts as a sanitation watchdog and in the process of installing free toilets in various parts of Bengal on purely non-profit basis.