On todays episode of TWOIS Ray and JSun speak with Manna Dabholkar.
Passionate about public service and with over a decade of leadership experience in International Human Rights, Humanitarian Relief, Children’s Rights, Manna Dabholkar is the Chief Executive Officer of Gift Global Initiative, a global nonprofit charitable organization that provides Humanitarian Aid and Economic Development in Asia, Africa, South, Central and North America. Manna spearheaded Operations for the American Red Cross in Southern California as the Director of Regional Operations. During the same time, she also served as the Red Cross Managing Director of Round It Up America® (RIUA) – a partnership between the American Red Cross and RIUA, a nonprofit initiative by leaders in the restaurant industry. As the Global Goodwill Ambassador for the United States, she considers herself blessed and grateful for the opportunity to serve socially disadvantaged families and children across the globe. Under her leadership, GIFT serves at risk children who live in some of the poorest areas of the planet and often fall victim to sex trafficking, physical and emotional abuse, psychosocial distress, sexual harm, exploitation, violence, drugs and neglect. She believes that strengthening of the family unit allows the children to have a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. With her expertise in Human Rights Law and Non-Profit Management she considers it her honor to be able to serve children, share their stories and raise awareness about preventive measures to stop abuse of children, men and women