What Country are you from?
What is your gender?
How do you want to get involved?
Connect with other global-minded leaders, Start/Join a IYC Chapter, Contribute Knowledge and/or Resources, Support a Social Cause, Learn about Best Practices for Development, Blog/Write Articles
What other organizations are you involved with?
Winner of the Mauritius National Youth Excellence Award and State of Mauritius Scholarship, Nandini Tanya is a lawyer with many strings to her bow. She is the Chairperson of the International Youth Council Mauritius Chapter and Assistant Country Director of Mauritius for the Global Peace Chain. She is a fellow of the Young African Leaders Initiative and the African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative. She sits on the Global Advisory Council of the Steering for Greatness Foundation and has been appointed on the Membership Advisory Group of the CIVICUS Solidarity Fund. She serves as career mentor for Opportunity Desk where she has been nominated as “Mentor of the Week” in September 2018. She volunteers as business mentor for the Mentoring Women in Business Programme of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women. Nandini Tanya is a bronze medalist of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award and holder of the Open Source Leader Badge of Common Purpose. She has been first runner-up of the national public speaking competition hosted by the Independent Commission Against Corruption of Mauritius. Her past leadership positions have been that of Vice President of the Advisory Committee of the youth centre in her residential area as well as Vice President of the Girls Club of her district. Her innovative concept based on the use of blockchain for identity management has been selected as part of TEDx Johannesburg’s 100Ideas100Millennials programme. She is looking to tap into the potential of technological development in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. Fluent in five languages, Nandini Tanya is also an intermediate-level salsa dancer.
What issues are important to you?
Education, Gender Equality, Youth Empowerment