Ms. Dia Mirza – Environmentalist
An actor, producer, director, entrepreneur, humanitarian and a champion of nature
Dia Mirza done many a hat with élan and ease. Dia’s repertoire of work includes a host blockbuster films and beauty pageant titles, positioning her amongst the most successful and versatile beauty icons and actors from our country .
Today, Dia has also become the voice of environment conversation in the country, a torchbearer for all causes related to nature. Dia has been recently appointed the UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India. Her role encompasses raising awareness and seeking solutions on environmental issues that the world face. Her exhaustive list of titles include Ambassador for the Swachh Bharat Mission’s “SwachhSaathi” program, Ambassador for Sanctuary Asia’s Tiger Conservation – working with their Kids For Tigers program, Member of the Governing Board of the Sanctuary Nature Foundation, Founder member of Wildlife Trust of India’s Club Nature, Ambassador Wildlife Trust Of India and the first Indian Ambassador for Save the Children. Dia also lent her voice to key national campaigns like NDTV Greenathon and authored pieces for publications like Times of India, NDTV amongst others to raise awareness about alarming issues pertinent to nature. Last year, Dia also made her television debut with the much sought-after show – Ganga, The Soul of India through which she brought forward our country’s true beauty & culture to the eyes of its inhabitants and people across the world.
Dia is the forerunner in reigniting and strengthening the relation between man and nature; a champion of nature in its truest sense.