Vidyadhar Prabhudesai (39), a resident of Panchpakhadi, Thane, has received three back to back honors from international organizations within the last six months.
In July this year, he was selected as Climate Reality Leader, an initiative of The Climate Reality Project, the USA.
He received training from the former Vice President of USA and Nobel Laureate Al Gore and joined a global network of over 10,000 influential climate activists.
This network catalyzes a global solution to the climate crisis by proposing urgent actions across every level of society.
A month afterward, Prabhudesai was nominated as a non-resident fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA), London.
The RSA is a 260-year-old British organization committed to finding practical solutions for social challenges through powerful ideas, cutting-edge research, and a global network of 30,000 fellows from 80 countries.
Notable past fellows include Charles Dickens, Benjamin Franklin, Stephen Hawking, Karl Marx, and Nelson Mandela.
In November, Vidyadhar was listed among the Top 40 leaders from Europe India who are under 40 years by Europe India Centre for Business and Industry.
The list covers the stories of 24 men and 16 women young leaders across 19 nationalities and their contributions in promoting EU India / UK India relations.
He is selected along with seven other young leaders from India.
“I am very humbled to receive such international recognition. It is very encouraging to receive them during this pandemic. It helps to remain focused on your work and stay positive and motivated”,says Prabhudesai