On today’s motivational episode of The Brand Called You, we have with us Tiffany Brar, a visually impaired Social Entrepreneur and Social Activist! Tiffany is the Founder of the Jyotirgamaya Foundation. She is a highly recognized and awarded individual. She is adventurous and thoroughly inspiring! In this conversation, Tiffany talks about her life and the three key milestones that define her journey. She shares with us the discrimination that she has faced due to her visual impairment. Tiffany describes the work that is done at the Jyotirgamaya Foundation and the impact of her work. She also shares personal stories of people she has helped and their transformations. Ashutosh and Tiffany converse about the attitude of people towards persons with impairment and how inclusiveness is the need of the hour. They talk about the importance of technology and accessibility with respect to disabled people. Tiffany also shares her love for adventures.
“People with disability need empathy, not sympathy.”
Tiffany Brar, Founder, Jyothirgamaya Foundation, Disability & Gender Activist, Accessibility evangelist and Motivational speaker
“Tiffany Brar, The courageous daughter of India” -Dr.Ram Nath Kovind President of India. Tiffany Brar is an Award-winning Disability Rights Activist and Social Worker. She is an Advocate for Inclusion. Her work has been recognized widely, including the Ex. President of India- Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and the President Dr.Ram Nath Kovind. She received National Award from the President of India for being the Best Role model among the people with disabilities. She has been the subject of numerous newspaper articles She is visually challenged and the founder of Jyothirgamaya foundation. She holds Bachelor degrees in English literature and special education(Visual Impairment). She is a social activist, Social Entrepreneur, Special Educator(Recognised by Rehabilitation Council of India)and Motivational Speaker.
She received Kerala State Award for Best Social Worker
In 2015, She received Women of the Year Award from Hope Trust.
In 2016, She received the For the Sake of Honour Award, Rotary International’s highest award.
In 2016, She received the Prestigious Saarthak Naari Women Achievers Award
In 2017, She received the Bold and Beautiful Award from Doordarshan
In 2017, She received the National award from President of India
In 2019, She received the Spindle Now US Award
In 2020,She received World Pulse Spirit Awards Honorable Mention
In 2020, She received Holman Prize from the Lighthouse for the blind,USA
She had given five TEDx talk She is a lover of adventure and She have done Paragliding, Skydiving, rope riding, rope climbing, wall climbing and Tandem Cycling