Prarthana Kaul

Prarthana Kaul

Co-Founder and Managing Trustee

Mrs. Prarthana Prateek Kaul is Co-Founder of GiftAbled, an award winning social enterprise that strives to create an ecosystem of like-minded individuals to collectively build an inclusive society. Supported Livelihood of 1000s of People with Disability and the underprivileged across India through Supply Chain Diversity. Prior to GiftAbled, Prarthana worked with IBM and iVolunteer. She is a cause marketer, motivational trainer, an influencer and has been a consultant in the space of disability inclusion to many multinational organisations. Prarthana, has conducted numerous sensitisation workshops on evolving as Disability Confident company, Sign language, Braille, Volunteer Management and Employee engagement across India. She has engaged with 10,000 plus volunteers and 100s of Non-Profits across the country on various causes. Additionally, she has been invited by reputed institutes like IIT Chennai, TISS Mumbai and Hyderabad, NMIMS, IIM Bangalore, Christ University etc, to speak on Inclusion of People with Disabilities and Volunteering. Her efforts and contribution towards the empowerment ofPeople with Disabilities, has won her various awards and accolades, including: Social Entrepreneur of the Year by Namma Bengaluru Foundation (2016), Community Service Award by Rotary Bangalore Centennial (2017), Best Social Entrepreneur Award by Hand in Hand (2018), Top 3 social enterprise in the country by IIM Calcutta Innovation Park as part of Tata Social Enterprise Challenge. She has also served as a Board Member of non-profit entities like Om Ashram and was a life skill trainer for students of Cheshire Home. Prarthana has led various workshops for Corporates to embrace Diversity and promote Inclusion. Few of the organizations are Accenture, All State, Akamai Technologies, Capgemini, Cisco, Fujitsu, Intel, Intuit, JP Morgan, LinkedIn, McAfee, Microsoft, Publicis Sapient, Shell, Vijaya Bank, UBS to name a few.