Leadership Development

Young Leadership Program I: 2013-14

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An IVI initiative to motivate and train young eye care professionals to take up a leadership role in optometry, the year-long IVI Young Leaders Program was launched with a two-day workshop at Hyderabad on 27-28 April 2013. The series of four workshops introduced participants to core leadership concepts, including creative thinking and change management, a broader understanding of how eye health is linked to public health and the challenges of integrating the two, diplomacy and leadership in international relations, social enterprise, marketing, industry, promotion, and effective communication. The participants of the first Young leaders program were Abhishek Kalbarga, Akash Deep Rastogi, Jissa James, Kalika Bandamwar, Priya Gupta, Rishi Bharadwaj, Runa Talukdar, Rupinder Sahota, Uday K. Addepalli and Vidyut Rajhans.

IVI acknowledges the support of Brien Holden Vision Institute Foundation and Optometry Giving Sight in funding the program