Local activities undertaken by SpunkGo chapters & SpunkGo in the news
SpunkGo is proud to announce the launch of the SpunkGo Global Volunteer Program Read-a-Thon under our partnership with Simbi Foundation ( www.simbifoundation.org ) .
As part of the Jan 2023 Read-A-Thon , digital content was created for children in the Bidibidi & Palorinya camps to use in the BrightBox classes by SpunkGo members in Uganda.
We are proud to announce that our founder Netra Venkatesh has been awarded the Canon Youth Champion of the Year Award for 2022. This was announced at the Global Good Awards in London yesterday. It is wonderful to see SpunkGo gain recognition on the global stage. Congratulations to Netra and all us girls across the 20 countries of SpunkGo. A special thank you to Canon and Global Good Awards.
Our partner , We-Ace brings to you Ignite 2022 – A Virtual Career Fair: It is India's largest career fair for all professionals across industries with a focus on gender diversity at workplaces– by putting women first. A uniquely curated annual initiative featuring upcoming, trending and relevant opportunities with a fun and engaging way for job seekers to explore 1000+ job openings, directly interact with recruiters on the spot and have access to over 30 top employers—all at the same time. Candidates can attend multiple masterclasses, workshops and panel discussions with global leaders when they join the fair. It's a fresh approach to jumpstart your career.
The founder of SpunkGo, Netra Venkatesh's
efforts have been recognised by George W Bush’s Points of Light Foundation by adding her to this year’s Inspiration Honor Roll.
The founder of SpunkGo, Netra Venkatesh has been recognized with the highest accolade a young person can achieve for social action - The Diana Award for 2022. The award is in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales and supported by her sons, The Duke of Cambridge and The Duke of Sussex. Congratulations to Netra, all the Ambassadors and SpunkGo members across our 20 chapter locations worldwide. The award was announced on 1st July, the birthday of Princess Diana.
SpunkGo Founder , Netra Venkatesh featured in the Indian newspaper "The Hindu" . Well done SpunkGo & Netra.
SpunkGo Leader from Pakistan ,Faiza Abbas organized and participated in "TCF Rahbar Program" which is aimed at inspiring young girl students in Pakistan by introducing them to a variety of skill sets and linked vibrant activities. Well done Faiza for your efforts in the SpunkGo Pakistan chapter.
A big thank you to all those who collected clothes for the SpunkGo Ukraine Refugee Support initiative. We will dispatch the boxes to the camp in Poland. Special thanks to Julia Kulekcioglu.
Our SpunkGo leader in Kenya, Lorine Oluoch, organized "Education Transforms Society" at the Greenlight Refugee Secondary School at Kakuma in Kenya. The session involved a debate on Gender Equality , Pencil Drawing skills and tree planting. Proud of you Lorine.