Trinayani

Networking and Collaborations

It’s always a great honour and a pleasure for Trinayani to be invited to various events and sessions where our Founder and Trustee – Ms Ritika Sahni beautifully enumerates why we do what we do.



It also gives us a chance to get acquainted with the work that is being conducted in the field by various institutions and helps us in using these opportunities for future collaborations and/or partnerships in the future. Above all, it also caters to maintaining existing and longstanding relationships with the respective hosts.



Here’s a peek into the various sessions that Ms Ritika Sahni attended:

 

2022

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13th Feb Voice Vision All India Tenth Across Disability Matrimonial Get-Together Voice vision conducted the all India Disability Matrimonial get-together which Trinayani has been part of for years. It was attended by Ms Sahni to show and express our support for the event. Online

Voice Vision All India Tenth Across Disability Matrimonial Get Together

2021

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17th December Women Achievers Against All Odds Ms Sahni was invited to speak as one of the inspiring achievers in our country. She shared the privilege with ‘luminaries’ like Usha Uthup, Dr Kiran Bedi and many more. The panel was put together by Tabla Maestro Anuradha Pal as a special tribute to her grandfather, a renowned educationist and freedom fighter, Padmashri M. T. Vyas, for the online Padmashri M. T. Vyas Stree Shakti Award function. Online

Ms Sahni attending Women Achievers Against All Odds

25th November Genetic Counseling in prenatal setting session by Satya Special School Our founder-trustee moderated an informative session on genetic counselling in a prenatal setting which was conducted by Satya Special School, Puducherry. Online

Genetic Counseling in Prenatal Setting promotional poster

14th November Dubai Expo – Tolerance and Inclusion week – Trinayani’s session in the Designing Inclusive Societies for all panel A milestone for Trinayani – It was a pleasure and a privilege for our founder and trustee Ms Ritika Sahni to receive an invitation to share our work with the world at the prestigious Dubai Expo 2021 where a whole week was dedicated to Tolerance and Inclusion. The session was themed Designing Inclusive Societies: A voice for All and took place at the expo on the 14th of November, 2021—two days prior to International Day of Tolerance 2021. Dubai Expo


Check out the full video from Dubai Expo over here 

Designing for All – Dubai Expo poster

Ms Sahni on the stage at Dubai Expo along with other panellists

8th September Fireside chat with Ms Karon Shaiva of Idobro as part of their 12th-year celebrations. Our founder was invited for a fireside chat as a guest speaker at the 12th Anniversary celebration of their impact journey. The focus was on the invisible or silent issue of disability. The idea was to share how Trinayani goes about advocating for this silent issue of disability. Online

Snippet from Fireside Chat Event

26th May “Badalta Daur” on Radio Udaan, a discussion hosted by Rj Danish Radio Udaan has a show called ‘Badalta Daur’ hosted by Danesh Mahajan where they feature various stakeholders – persons with and without a disability – from the field. The show highlights debates, discussions and awareness building on disability. Ms Ritika Sahni was invited as a guest, too, to provide her lens on the need for awareness and the varied ways that we go about creating it at Trinayani. Online


Check out the full conversation

over here

Snippet from youtube for Badalta Daur

11th June Let’s talk Inclusion”, Ep 22 Facebook live with Manobina Chakravarty, Founder, I for Inclusion Manobina Chakraborty during the pandemic began a Facebook live series called ‘Let’s Talk Inclusion’ where they invite experts and professionals from the field of disability and Inclusion across the world.
Our founder, Ms Ritika Sahni, was invited to the show to talk about our ‘Towards Inclusion 6-in-1 card game kit after its launch.
Online

Let’s Talk Inclusion Promotional Poster

Eyeway Conversations Podcast with Ms Sahni Our Founder-Trustee Ritika Sahni and Vaijayanti Bose in conversation with Shachi Irde spoke about their challenges, barriers and journey in their various fields. The podcast was organized by Alliance Francaise India. Online


Check out the full podcast

over here

Eyeway Conversations Promotional Poster

Podcast Alliance Francais Ms Ritika Sahni had a conversation with George Abraham in an episode of Eyeway Conversations, a joint production of Score Foundation and BarrierBreak. Online


Check out the full podcast

over here

Clearing the Haze Promotional Poster

 

 

2019

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9th March Round Table Discussion on the Right to Play, organized by Headstreams Promoted our views on how we use play to promote inclusion Christ University, Bangalore
18th-19th January Be the Difference: Equality and Equity in Education, organized by SNDT Women’s University, Juhu Presented a paper titled ‘Conversations around diversity’ Raheja Classique Club, Andheri

2018

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29th-30th November 5th International Conference on Inclusive Education, organized by Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust, Delhi and Asian Center for Inclusive Education, Bangladesh Our song on inclusive education ‘Sab ki hai Dharti’ was taught to the children of Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust and was also the opening song of the conference India International Center, New Delhi
19th-20th July National Disability consultation on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, organized by the National Center for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People Attendee Silver Oak India Habitat Center, New Delhi
18th-19th June National Consultation on Accessible Election and inclusion of PWDs in the electoral process Attended and nominated by the Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra
23rd-24th May National Training for civil society organizations on resources for Electoral Literacy clubs, SVEEP Attended and nominated by the Chief Electoral Officer, Maharashtra United Service Institution, New Delhi
22nd – 23rd March Arts and Disability International Conference 2018 Attendee Sands Expo and Convention Center and Enabling Village Singapore

2017

Date
Conference/Workshops
Trinayani’s Role
Venue
December Ficci Flo Hyderabad Speaker and with Pehli Baarish Band Hyderabad
December Ability Fest, organized by Ability Foundation Entered our film ‘Give me my chance’ and our Jana Gana Mana music video was screened Sathyam Cinema, Chennai
13th-14th April Disability as Spectacle, organized by UCLA, Los Angeles Attendee International Conference UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center
4th April Inclusion Matters, one day workshop conducted by Richard Reisar Attendee ADAPT, Mumbai
9th-11th January Pre-conference Proceedings of International Conference organized by Dept of Communication and Journalism, University of Mumbai Attendee RMP Uttan, Thane
February 2016 Tech Share organized by Barrier Break Technologies Attendee India Habitat Center, New Delhi

 

Apart from all this, our founder-trustee Ritika Sahni was a TedEx speaker on 28th January 2017 at Oberoi International School on the theme Glass Ceilings- Break the Boundaries, where she spoke about how we need to crack the ceiling not break it, much like taking baby steps towards understanding and rethinking “normal” in society’s thinking

Trinayani also supported the All India Cross-Disability Matrimonial Meet organised by Voice Vision for 2 consecutive years in the month of January 2018-19. Voice Vision is headed by Sushmeeta Bubna and this unique initiative was taken up to provide a medium where people with different disabilities can meet their potential life partners.