Global Achievers Conference (GAC) 2018

August 31st to September 2nd, 2018 Hyderabad, India

Mr Sujith Kumar

Founder & Managing Trustee - Maatram Foundation

Has over 18 years experience in the field of Human Resources with extensive experience in Design and Implementation of Employee Engagement Initiatives, BPHR, Change Management,Performance Management, Employee Relations & Labor Law, Internal Communications, Branding, CSR and Training & Development. He holds a Post graduate degree in Social Work with a specialization in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations from Loyola College, Chennai. Sujith currently works as the HR Business Leader for Infosys Ltd based in Chennai.

 

He is the Founder & Managing Trustee of Maatram Foundation which provides free higher education to meritorious students from the economically weaker section of the society. Started in the year 2013, Maatram Foundation today has over 482 Students pursuing different courses across different universities in Tamil Nadu. Maatram Foundation has also embarked on a ambitious journey of setting up school libraries in select Govt Corporation Schools across TN and have completed several projects till now. Very passionate about working with young children, the foundation runs several initiatives involving school kids in community work.

He is a prominent speaker in student & industry forums and has featured in several TV and Radio Talk shows. He has delivered over 1950+ guest lectures and spends his weekends mostly visiting schools/colleges and speaking to young minds. Very passionate about writing, he has also penned his thoughts for several magazines and newspapers. He also published his first book written in Tamil targeting the rural youth of TN. His career counselling sessions are very popular amongst students and parents across the country. A strong believer of Strength based psychology, he conducts several workshops for Students/Parents helping them choose meaningful career options. Sujith is currently part of several Academic councils of Colleges and a steering committee member of the NAASCOM HR Forum and former President of NHRD Chennai Chapter.

Sujith has won several awards and some of the notable few are given below:

  • Winner of the Young Achiever Award & ICON of Rotaract awarded by Rotary International.
  • Recipient of The Change Maker Award in 2014 & Distinguished Alumni of Loyola College in 2015.
  • Pride of Tamilnadu award in 2017 for his work with Maatram Foundation.
  • Winner of Humanitarian Award in 2017 awarded by National Institute of Technology, Trichy.
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