Smile Foundation presented the 6th edition of its charity fashion event, Ramp for Champs, at the Ritz Carlton Bangalore, along with Fashion Guru Prasad Bidapa. Ramp for Champs is a unique concept that is intended to build community engagement and sensitization on the issue of education for underprivileged children and raise resources for the cause.
Many well acclaimed celebrities from all walks of life extended their support for this initiative including Ms. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw (MD, Biocon); Ms. Rachna Aggarwal (CEO, Indus League Apparels); Mr. Srinivas Prasad (CEO, Philips); Mr. Navneet Kapoor (CEO, Target India); Mr. Atul Ujjagar (Country Head, Nike); Mr. Shailesh Chaturvedi (CEO, Tommy Hilfiger); Mr. David Orth (GM, GKN Aerospace);
Ms. Arundhati Nag (Theatre Personality); Ms. Priyanka Upendra (Kannada Actress); Mr. Shalabh Arora (Director of Sales & Marketing, Ritz Carlton Bangalore); Ms. Beena Patre; Mr. Dhananjay (Kannada Actor); Ms. Kulsum Shadab Wahab; Mr. Indrajit Lankesh (Director/Screenwriter); Mr. G Subramanian (Artist); Ms. Rachna Sehgal; Ms. Sanjjanaa (Kannada Actress); Mr. Raghu Dixit (Musician); Master Snehith (Kannada Actor); Mr. Pankaj Advani (National Snooker Champion); Ms. Ashwini Nachappa (National Athelete); Mr. Jenith Aiyappa (Actor/Politician); and Ms. Ruby Chakravarti (Theatre personality and writer).
The event was made successful by the support of various partners. It was powered by Scullers, along with Ritz Carlton Bangalore as the hospitality partner. Others who joined hands for the cause were Myntra.com as Associate Partner; Central as Supporting Partner; Fusion Life as Magazine Partner and Ripple Media as Outdoor Media Partner.