Vayjayanti Pugalia

State President, West Bengal Life Skills Council


She plan to continue working actively with the youth besides teaching them the competitive life skills for the betterment of the deprived children. The complexities of life do not allow urban children to think closely with realities. By being a part of projects for the underprivileged, they are able to understand how truly fortunate they are to be bestowed with certain luxuries. Over the last few years, she have worked with more than 500 young souls towards community development and will continue her endeavor of spreading smiles Founder, SONALIS CUBO Sonali’s Cubo does vivid Soft Skills, Culinary, Speech Therapy and Life Education workbench for children and women. She have been working very closely with children over the last 15 years imparting manners and fine dining techniques with the objective of molding them into finer human beings. Besides this, She have been able to share her expertise with women and corporates, guiding them through finesse and perfection related to fine dining, networking strengths and other soft skill development activities. She have trained THE TILOTTAMA BEAUTY PAGEANT participants and have also been involved in the faculty of The Finishing School Course offered by BIRLA INSTITUTE OF FUTURISTIC STUDIES. Founder, TABLE TAILOR As a Founder of TTT, her area of emphasis is highlighting emotions on the table on festive occasions and more. She believe one tastes food with eyes and then through the palette. Being a table stylist is her passion and her inclination towards ravishing food presentation is something she have chosen to pursue professionally. Philanthropist in the process of working with children, the factors that intrigued her the most were their innocence, and the ability to receive knowledge and share gratitude. Hence, Sonali’s Cubo started working with philanthropic subjects with the motto ‘By Children for Children’. Children unite to raise funds for the much deserving souls. Event Curator At Sonali’s Cubo she teach child entrepreneurship modules to children with the mission of ingraining entrepreneurship spirit from a young age. She created the first ever Pan India Summit, called The Kidoprenuer Summit. The Summit saw children under 18 years (who are already doing wholesome work in their respective fields) share their impactful journeys. Projects: Heart & Soul Ms. & Mrs. India (2019), Kolkata Edition. A wonderful platform that extended beyond the vitals of height and weight, a platform which was there to celebrate the individuality of every woman, invited the gorgeous women across varied age groups to be a part of this fantastic initiative consisting of a full-fledged two-day event. It was a chance to showcase their glamour like never before and love themselves enough to go through with something that they have always wanted to do! Going by our hashtag, Kyunki.. #MainApniFavouriteHoon! The Third Eye- An Awakening (2019) The Third Eye- An Awakening, was a summit to put light on the issues faced by Transgenders all over. The summit had invited well known members of the Transgender community to celebrate their success stories and bring about a change in the society! The event consisted of various segements such as panel discussions with eminent personalities, fashion shows by top-notch designers, power walkers for this fashion show, and an award ceremony to felicitate those who have contributed towards the betterment of this community. An entrepreneurial platform was also arranged to enable business minded individuals from the trans community to pitch their idea. The Kidoprenuer Summit (2018) The Kidoprenuer Summit brought to the light the spirit of entrepreneurship in the younger generation and pledged to generate motivation and endurance among children. The event was a huge success with extensive media coverage and was graced by the presence of industry stalwarts. VISIT OUR WEBSITE: http://www.thekidoprenuersummit.com/ VISIT OUR FACEBOOK PAGE:https://www.facebook.com/thekidoprenuersummit/?ti=as National Cookery Contest (2018) The Kolkata edition of The Cookery Contest “Kahin Gum Na Ho Jaye”- Tyohar Ka Khaana, Sanjoyein Purana' was presented by Sonali's Cubo. The interesting theme behind the contest “Kahin Gum Na Ho Jaye” was 'Tyohar Ka Khaana, Sanjoyein Purana'- Reviving the Festive Foods of India. With the changing times, they often tend to forget our traditions and roots, and with that they also forget one of the most important aspect there culture, which is the traditional food. India has always been the land filled with countless religions, traditions and customs. Therefore, this contest simply had one motive, which was to revive old traditions with food! About 40 participants, a mix of home chefs, entrepreneurs, students and people who simply had a passion for cooking, cooked their traditional dishes from home and presented it on the day of the contest. Project Colours of Innocence in association with The Telegraph (2017) 70 children participated from sustained homes as well as NGOs under a guided painting workshop followed by auctioning. Many celebrities like Usha Uthup, Rita Bhimani, Sharbari Datta were the Honorable Dignitaries at the event and came to motivate the children Project Colours of Innocence (2013) A movement of kindness organized for the children to work together as a team to raise funds for the ones who deserve it the most. Children were given supervision by Dr. Gouri Kumra, artist and genealogist, to create beautiful works of art which was later auctioned amongst family and friends to raise money for differently privileged souls. After the auction, the proceeds went to charity. By being a part of this noble cause the children not only identified with GRACE but also grew from within to become better citizens of tomorrow. They learnt an extensive form of art and more over going through Catharsis ...which will help the parents to understand the psychological state of mind of the children. This analysis will further help in child parent bonding future development of the child both sentimentally and academically. More than 75 children painted and donated their art work towards charity. Each child echoed “She nominate her painting for charity” - thereby collecting funds for: -Computers for NGOs -Blankets for children of the Sundarbans, West Bengal -Kidney dialysis for 50 children for free at Swasthya Sankalp ,Kolkata. Project Mangoes @10 (2015 and 2017) More than 4000 Mangoes (every year) were collected wherein people sponsored Mangoes at Rs.10 each. These Mangoes were distributed by children of Sonalis Cubo to NGOs and schools for the less privileged. Project Yaarian (2015) Children treated kids from NGOs to MC Donald's, played games, and indulged in conversations and knowledge sharing. Project Colours of Innocence (2015) More than 75 children painted and donated their art work towards charity. Each child echoed “She nominate her painting for charity” - thereby collecting funds for: -Computers for NGOs -Blankets for children of the Sundarbans, West Bengal -Kidney dialysis for 50 children for free at Swasthya Sankalp ,Kolkata.

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