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Tezpur girl in Global Shapers Community

By Shambhu Boro

TEZPUR, June 27 - A Tezpur-based girl has been selected to represent the Global Shapers Community in its Annual Curators Meeting organised by the World Economic Forum in Geneva, Switzerland from August 16 to 22.

The Global Shapers Community is a global network of local communities developed and led by young people who are exceptional, in their potential, achievement and drive to make a contribution to their communities.

It is to be stated that here that the World Economic Forum (WEF) is a Swiss non-profit foundation, based in Cologny, Geneva. Recognised by the Swiss authorities as the international institution for public-private cooperation, its mission is committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

Mayuri Bhattacharya, a resident of Tezpur Kolibari, who has been selected as one of 450 Global Shapers Community, at this important gathering had her schooling at the local St Joseph Convent here. She did her higher secondary from Darrang College here and then moved to University of Calcutta and alongside did a PG diploma in mass communication from Jadavpur University and started her career as an assistant editor of two trade magazines at Fairfest, India, where she also doubled as an event manager.

She joined a sanitation NGO in February 2015 and is presently its consultant. She is the facilitator of Loo Watch, a social group which acts as a sanitation watchdog and is in the process of installing free toilets in various parts of Bengal on a purely non-profit basis.

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