(July 3, 2021)
In an interview with ABHIJEET ANAND, Mishra shares his thoughts on various crucial social issues.
SANTANU MISHRA is co-founder and executive trustee of Smile Foundation, one of the country’s leading voluntary organisations. He quit his corporate career at its peak and took up the responsibility of scaling up of Smile Foundation that he co-founded in 2002.
In just over a decade, Smile Foundation has been able to mobilise and invest over Rs 400 crore for various welfare projects in education, healthcare, livelihood, and community engagement, which touch the lives of more than 1.5 million underprivileged children and their families across 29 states of India.
More than 400 global organisations have partnered with Smile Foundation to achieve their corporate responsibility mandate, including the likes of Google, Microsoft, FIS, Airbus, Ericsson, Siemens, Philips, ANZ, and Mitsubishi.