Richa Gupta

    Life Skills Collaborative

    December 15, 2022


    Panelist | Importance of Life Skills for India’s Young People

    Richa is the CEO & Co-Founder of Labhya Foundation. She is a Harvard Ministerial Leadership Fellow & Harvard Equity & Inclusion fellow. She holds a degree in Education Policy from Harvard Graduate School of Education.

    While being a DRK entrepreneur, Richa has also been recognised as a ‘Rising Talent 2020’ by the Women’s Forum & ‘Best Entrepreneur 2019’ (Takeda Foundation). She is an AVPN Impact Leader, and served on the Board of YuWaah, UNICEF India. She is also on the Steering Committee of Karanga.

    Richa was awarded the prestigious recognition “Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Young Leader” award by the UN Secretary-General and UN Youth Envoy office. She is among only 17 other leaders globally to receive this award.


    "The educational systems should rely on three solid foundations: enhancing values, life skills, and formal educational curriculum. Each of these bases completes the other, none of them can stand on its own. "

    - Noora Ahmed Alsuwaidi