Global Connections: Bhakti Salunkhe, Managing Director of Puranik Foundation
About the event
Global Connections is a business networking opportunity for our members and any career professionals in the Greater Houston area, who are interested in furthering their understanding of international events and issues as well as expanding their global connections.
Global Connections events are informal and emphasize discussion and dialogue in a community of like-minded career professionals. As a global city, Houston is the ideal location to develop international contacts and network with other professionals across the region.
About the speaker
Bhakti Salunkhe serves as the Managing Director, overseeing operations programs and partnerships at The Puranik Foundation.
The Puranik Foundation is a 501c3 organization headquartered in Houston, Texas that owns and operates a school in Pune, India called Vision International Center. They believe in providing educational opportunities that open minds, stimulate holistic perspectives, and inspire transformation. Seated on 27-acres of sustainable land, the school provides FREE private grade education to underserved children grades K-12. This includes housing and meals throughout the week along with a curriculum enriched with nature exploration, mindfulness practices, critical thinking exercises, and leadership training.
Twice a year high school students, college students, teachers, and professors as well as yoga and mindfulness practitioners from around the world apply to visit the school and participate in one of 3 Global Service Leadership Programs coordinated by the Foundation: Impact India, Bridge India and or Insight India.