Sumita Dass, founder of the Life of Vision Foundation, is an educationist and mentor in a multicultural setting in UK and India. For the past 20 years, she has led a Professional Development Program for Leaders in planning developing welfare programs, campaigns for Sheffield Council for Children & Young People’s Inclusion.
She has organized programs on women empowerment, health for life bringing together communities, survivors and those who have been touched by illnesses, special need kids and cancer awareness across Delhi NCR. She has promoted these across Northeast India, through events, exhibitions and shows, encouraging women artists with their tribal art and drawing attention to social injustice, highlighting issues plaguing our society today. She is also mentoring Rotary Youth Leadership programs on Education, Social Equality and Eco-Social Health to encourage youth leaders.
She has received a number of awards including the Woman Achievement Award in March 2016 on International Woman Day at Constitution Club of India; the 8th National Women Excellence Award 25th Nov2015 by NEC Ministry of DoNER Government of India and IECSME on International Day Of Elimination of Violence Against Women; the 18 Rajiv Gandhi Global Excellence Award 2015, felicitated by National Commission for Women at India International Center; and the Icon of the Year Award 18th (TII Award) 2014 as a social entrepreneur for contribution to the society towards Health for Life campaigns.