#Varija Bajaj

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The two-day National Ability Summit was held virtually. (Photo Credit: Opoyi)

  • The summit ended on Thursday
  • It was spearheaded by Varija Life, a Not for Profit Organisation
  • Several issues surrounding the differently-abled community were discussed

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Fashion designer Varija Bajaj was the moderator for this session. (Photo Credit: YouTube Screengrab)

  • The session was on 'Dignity, comfort, style, treatment - Adaptive Fashion'
  • Nikki Hind, Australia's first legal blind fashion designer, said that disabled people should be at the decision making tables
  • You cannot do for them without them, Varija Bajaj said about fashion for the people with disabilities

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
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The main focus of the NAS is to provide a platform to address physical and mental health for the global community at large.

  • This is the first-ever edition of the National Ability Summit
  • It is being held virtually and is spearheaded by Varija Life
  • The summit will discuss the need to create awareness on disability and an environment where they feel welcome

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Varija Bajaj, Convenor National Ability Summit, founder of Varija Lifestyles and Varija Life moderated the discussion. (Photo Credit: YouTube Screengrab)

  • The session was on 'Employment for economy generators-persons with disabilities'
  • All the panellists emphasized the importance of technology and the role it plays to create jobs for disabled people
  • The first-ever edition of NAS that is taking place virtually in India is spearheaded by Varija Life

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Panel discussion on 'building better mental health solutions' at the National Ability Summit. (Photo Credit: ScreenGrab-YouTube/ Varija LIFE)

  • There is a lack of mental health practitioners in India's smaller towns, cities and villages
  • There is a need to train students, parents and teachers
  • First edition of the National Ability Summit is underway in India

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The two- day virtual will see the participation of over 50 speakers from 6 countries addressing physical and mental health for the global community at large (Photo credit: Varija Life)

  • Rai is one of the key speakers at the ongoing National Ability Summit (NAS)
  • The two- day virtual event started on December 3
  • Rai’s company Kaleidoscope Group exclusively works with disabled people to help them to find employment or become self-employed

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Giving reference to her own life, she said that her father's old age made her realize that at some point of our life we all will be disabled. (Photo credit: Varija Bajaj)

  • The two- day virtual event kicked off on December 2 with the participation of over 50 speakers from 6 countries
  • The platform will see world leaders addressing physical and mental health for the global community at large
  • My exposure to disability happened 16 years ago when I started as a fashion designer, said Varija Bajaj while addressing the panel

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The speakers from around the world will be on live panel discussions spanning over two days (Photo credit: Varija Life)

  • The event, an initiative by Not for Profit Organisation Varija Life, will take place virtually
  • The two- day initiative will see speakers from different parts of the world talking about disability awareness 
  • Among the key speakers are US filmmaker James Lebrecht of ‘Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution’ and his Indian counterpart Shonali Bose