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Women’s Majlis Session with Ayukta Thakur, Co-Founder at Integreat Center and Board Member of the Special Olympics UAE

Join us on Wednesday, 20th May in our Women’s Majlis Session with Ayukta Thakur, Co-Founder at Integreat Center and Board Member of the Special Olympics UAE organizing committee.

Ayukta is a passionate SEND educator and a proud entrepreneur, Ayukta has been in the Special Needs field since 2012. Ayukta was raised and brought up in Kobe, Japan and completed her Undergraduate in Communication & Media Studies from Northeastern University, Boston, United States of America. Soon after Ayukta received a Diploma in Special Education Needs Support. Ayukta completed her Master’s in Science in Mental Health Psychology from the University of Liverpool. Her thesis analyzed the psychosocial wellbeing of neurotypical siblings who grew up with a sibling with special needs.

In 2016, Ayukta co-founded Integreat Center for Young Adults with Special Needs. Integreat Center operates as a social enterprise and is Dubai’s first center that exclusively caters to young adults with special needs and utilizes a holistic approach to teach life skills development and vocational training. In 2017, Ayukta was selected to be a Board Member of the Special Olympics UAE organizing committee. SO UAE is the local Special Olympics committee that successfully planned the 2019 World Special Olympics that was hosted in Abu Dhabi.

Ayukta is a spirited advocate for individuals with diverse needs and believes that although inclusion may not be for all, it is important to note that inclusion is a right, not a privilege, therefore accommodations and opportunities should be created for everyone additional needs. Ayukta believes that quality education, awareness, empowerment, emotional and mental wellbeing and integration can all contribute to a positive change in society and for individuals with diverse needs.

Don’t miss this opportunity to get know her story and learn more about the strategies on how we can support to create a successful learning environment at home for People of Determination.

Ayukta is a passionate SEND educator and a proud entrepreneur, Ayukta has been in the Special Needs field since 2012. Ayukta was raised and brought up in Kobe, Japan and completed her Undergraduate in Communication & Media Studies from Northeastern University, Boston, United States of America. Soon after Ayukta received a Diploma in Special Education Needs Support. Ayukta completed her Master’s in Science in Mental Health Psychology from the University of Liverpool. Her thesis analyzed the psychosocial wellbeing of neurotypical siblings who grew up with a sibling with special needs.

In 2016, Ayukta co-founded Integreat Center for Young Adults with Special Needs. Integreat Center operates as a social enterprise and is Dubai’s first center that exclusively caters to young adults with special needs and utilizes a holistic approach to teach life skills development and vocational training. In 2017, Ayukta was selected to be a Board Member of the Special Olympics UAE organizing committee. SO UAE is the local Special Olympics committee that successfully planned the 2019 World Special Olympics that was hosted in Abu Dhabi.

Ayukta is a spirited advocate for individuals with diverse needs and believes that although inclusion may not be for all, it is important to note that inclusion is a right, not a privilege, therefore accommodations and opportunities should be created for everyone additional needs. Ayukta believes that quality education, awareness, empowerment, emotional and mental wellbeing and integration can all contribute to a positive change in society and for individuals with diverse needs.

Don’t miss this opportunity to get know her story and learn more about the strategies on how we can support to create a successful learning environment at home for People of Determination.

It is an initiative by Dubai Future Foundation launched in March 2019, in line with the celebration of International Women’s Day. It is a monthly gathering that aims to bring together inspirational speakers, influencers and diverse audience to share individual insights, connect through their stories, inspire and impact everyone through a series of one-to-one interviews, talks, panel discussions and more. This platform was also created to celebrate women around the world and is open to everyone (men/women) who support gender diversity. 

Join us on Wednesday, 20th May in our Women’s Majlis Session with Ayukta Thakur, Co-Founder at Integreat Center and Board Member of the Special Olympics UAE organizing committee.

Date

Wednesday, 20 May. 2020
Expired!

Time

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Cost

Free Session

Location

Online session [Zoom.us]
Category

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