Asha had the immense pleasure of hosting Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Mark Scott AO, the University of Sydney, along with Kristen Andrews, Vice President, External Engagement, and Himanshu Kohli, Senior Recruitment Advisor, North and East India, on 5th September 2022. The team interacted with the Asha Communication Team at the Asha Polyclinic, where they were briefed about Asha’s journey of transforming lives in the slums of Delhi through the Photo exhibition.
The dignitaries then visited the Asha Centre at Kalkaji Slum Community. After a cordial welcome, the team interacted with the Asha graduates and College students, where they shared their education journey with Asha’s help, overcoming different life challenges in the slums. The students shared how Asha has supported their life’s journey and education through individual counselling, financial support, IT Labs, internships, and mentorship in English communication. Prof Mark Scott encouraged the students to develop critical and creative thinking to reach glorious heights in their future endeavours. The team was also briefed about Asha’s other programmes and the practices of Asha values.
Prof. Mark Scott also addressed the Asha student community and advised them to make the best use of the educational opportunities and change their life’s journey.
The Asha family expresses its deepest gratitude to Prof Mark Scott and his team for their visit and thanks them for the partnership between Asha and the University of Sydney.