Published Date: Nov 06, 2015
London: Founder of Sulabh International Bindeshwar Pathak has been named alongside Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai and US president Barack Obama in an inaugural ‘Global Diversity List’.
Pathak is among 50 global personalities “who have used their position in public life to make an impact on diversity”, the list supported by ‘The Economist’ magazine said.
“Humanist, social reformer and diversity champion, Pathak works as an advocate for the so-called ‘untouchable’ caste, so they may work, live and pray as a fully integrated part of Indian life,” it said.
Purnima Mehta, director-general of the American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS), is the other Indian name on the list, which also names Britain’s Prince Harry, actor Angelina Jolie and Hilary Clinton.
The list is comprehensive guide to individuals who are putting diversity at the heart of human resources within the biggest organisations. —PTI