Ms. Zarina Screwvala
Founder & Managing Trustee – Swades Foundation
Zarina Screwvala is the founder of the Swades Foundation and works full time as its Managing Trustee. Previously known as SHARE (Society to Heal Aid Restore Educate), Swades Foundation operates with the single-minded focus of empowering rural India through holistic and sustainable growth by creating partnerships between rural India, corporates, young India, the government and other foundations to create permanent, irreversible change for good.Her special passion is for transformational education that is both joyful and empowering.Ms Screwvala is also one of the three founder-directors of UTV, one of India’s foremost media and entertainment conglomerates, which is now Disney UTV. She has led the creation and launch of highly successful broadcast brands including UTV Bindass, UTV Stars, UTV Action and Hungama TV. She also supervised the creation and launch of a top kids’channel in Indonesia and Malaysia called Astro Ceria.