About Rupal Kanakia
Rupal Kanakia, chairperson of the "Babubhai Kanakia Foundation Trust" which is registered with Charity Commissioner of Maharashtra state, aims to supply and help with monetary aid or grant to educational institutions, establishments imparting education and individuals training to run the same with the help of her charitable trust.Her Vision
Rupal Kanakia is a deeply passionate when it comes to education and is very ambitious about spreading education in India so that it is within the reach of each and every person living in the India’s corners. Through education, it is Rupal Kanakia's dream to give power to the youth and women in India no matter what cast or creed they come from, so that they have the chance to break through barriers and be open to all possibilities for the present and for the future to come, and be capable of participating in the environment of a globalized culture.The Person
Born in 1966, Rupal Kanakia, right from a very young age has always had passion for learning and nothing could deter her passion. She also realized early on that she was surely destined for greater things like solving society’s hardships with education as an answer.
Her talent for developing a hospitable environment for students lies in her degree in Child Psychology. Rupal ardently visits educational orientations, programs, seminars, etc. In her spare time, she loves enjoying arts, music, travel and the company of her family and friends. With ambition set in her mind Rupal has already taken on the nation with successfully running highly established educational institutions.
Rupal passionately agrees that the future of the country is honed in the very classrooms of this country. Some prestigious Workshops / Seminars that Rupal Kanakia has attended include:
- Pre-IB Training Program in Chicago, in June 2007
- 3-day, IBDP Regional Workshop in Singapore, in Oct. 2007 (as DP Coordinator)
- 4-day, IB Asia Regional Conference, Singapore, in Oct. 2007
- PYP Regional Workshop, Delhi, in Feb. 2008
As the only leader of the institutions mentioned, Kanakia takes up, close and personal interest in all the activities that go on there. She implements closely interactions with the main departments, such as, marketing, Finance, Accounts, EDP, Legal, etc. A strong people-person, Rupal has tremendously always attempted in motivating her staff and her employees including routinely appreciation of accomplishments and hard work, even if it is just complimenting an employee. Rupal is a person who is known to be a very giving person when it comes to her employees who could be needy or facing difficult times. She is not only immensely attentive to employees’ growth in the professional sense, providing them with training at regular intervals to upgrade their skill sets, but also views them as friends who she can listen to at any time or any place.