Co-Founder, Labhya Foundation
As Co-Founder of Labhya Foundation, an India-based nonprofit, Richa’s journey has revolved around the question, “What does it take to preserve empathy among children?” Richa has worked as an educator, volunteer, mentor & activist with children from at-risk, refugee & migrant communities across India. She has been a Teach For India fellow & a Teach For All Global Girls’ Education fellow. At 21 years old, Richa founded Labhya with a vision to enable all children to become conscious decision makers. Labhya Foundation enables children from low socio-economic backgrounds with Social & Emotional skills. Today, her program impacts over 2 million children and 110,000 teachers in about 21,000 government schools of India, on a daily basis. She has been awarded by the Takeda Foundation & has represented India at the 2019 G(irls)20 Summit Japan & Women’s Forum Paris 2019.