This years World Education Congress commemorated Teach For India and CEO, Shaheen Mistri, for their immense contribution in reshaping India’s education landscape, at the National Awards for Excellence in CSR and Sustainability. Three accolades were awarded to Teach For India and Shaheen, respectively, for the following categories – Best NGO, Outstanding Leadership, and CSR Leadership.
“This is a step forward for Teach For India and truly reinstates the belief in our audacious vision. I’d like to share this honor with all Teach For India’s supporters who have risen to the challenge, been leaders in their own accord and helped us amplify our impact in India’s education sector.” says Shaheen Mistri.
The World Education Congress, held at the Taj Lands End, Mumbai on the 24th of July 2015, is an annual forum, organized by World CSR Day. Global CSR leaders advocate the value of sustainability and CSR for the future development of societies and nations, acknowledge and share best practices and celebrate global corporate and NGO efforts.