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District Chairman

District Chairman

Born in Delhi ,Jyoti has done her schooling from Delhi and Kolkata .She is a Cost Accountant with Masters in Commerce and her zest for learning made her further do a Montessori Course. Jyoti owes her success to her Mother -an epitome of strength – who always inspired her to excel in whatever she did. Always a Prefect in school, the traits of leadership were inculcated in her since childhood. Participating at various Inter college fests quenched her desire to go beyond academics .

Her IKIGAI -A Reason for living, is her passion to do everything with heart and soul and her mantra in life is ‘ Do Good and Good will come to you’! She believes that, abundance is the energy that circulates in the world and more you send out positivity, the more you will see it come back to you. The daily acts of kindness done with compassion and love are the best healing therapy for all of us. She is truly motivated by the favourite Bhajan of Mahatama Gandhi ‘Vaishanv Jan to tene re Kahiye Je peed Parayi Jane re’

Since 1998, Jyoti is constantly engaged with the activities of Montessori House . After working there as teacher for some years, she served as a Faculty of Montessori Teacher’s Training at NGO CHIP ( children in pain . Later she helped in setting up of a Montessori House at the same place .Her passion to serve the needy found the right path when she was introduced to Inner Wheel in the year 2006 as a member of IWC Calcutta Mahanagar.

She served as the Club Secretary in the year 2007-08 and became the Club President in the year 2008-09 . As the Club President , she got an opportunity to serve the less privileged and do meaningful projects to uplift the lives of those in need. She initiated the project -GYAN JYOTI, where scholarships were provided to students who came from humble backgrounds. It has become her club’s permanent project .A Micro credit project was also done during her tenure, to provide financial assistance for sewing machines ,dhanchada machines and bicycles to farmers and students. This project is very close to her heart . She got an opportunity to turn her dreams into reality by starting Saheli – a skill Center, Prarambh – a Montessori House for underprivileged children and Golpo Ghar an adda for senior citizens.

Joined District Executive Committee of Inner Wheel District 329 in the year 2016-17 as District Editor and this lead to the expansion of Inner Wheel Family Serving at various posts at District level has been a great learning experience for her. Jyoti has attended IIW Conventions at Copenhagen and Sydney,Triennial Conferences at Hyderabad,Kolkata and Pune,South Asia Rallies at Cochin and Mumbai and Multi District Events at Varanasi,Amritsar,Lucknow Puri and Bhubneshwar.She enjoys participating at Cultural programmes organized by Inner Wheel. Winning Prizes at these events further motivates her to participate with more passion and enthusiasm.Attending all these events has deepened her knowledge about this esteemed organisation and widened her network of friends across the globe.

Jyoti is married to Rotarian Vinod Mahipal , a business man , who has always been her pillar of strength .She is blessed with a Son , Jash Mahipal who completed his Major in Economics from the University of Berkeley, California and is pursuing MBA from London Business School.An addition to her family her would be Daughter in law Devanshi ,a graduate from wellesely College is a College Counsellor .Jyoti is also a Rotarian and a Paul Harris Fellow.She is ever grateful to her Rotarian and Inner wheel friends for supporting her journey of friendship and service.

A true Libran, she enjoys meeting new people and making friends . Loves singing , dancing , reading, travelling and learning new things . She believes in the religious and spiritual values inculcated in her by her grand parents. An ardent yoga lover , she believes that good health is the key to a happy life .Her association with Millennium Mams , Ladies Study Group and FICCI Ladies organisation has broadened her horizon and kept her learning curve rising .

She believes that Past may not be perfect but future can be amazing .Push yourself to do more and to experience more. Harness energy to expand your dreams and don’t accept a life of mediocrity when we hold infinite potential within . Investing in ourself is the best investment we will ever make so – Be strong , Be Different ,Be you .Be your best version!!!

Brimming with Inquisitiveness ,
Ever so young at heart and prodding over new territories
Not someone who suppresses her feelings
Expressive in all sorts of emotions
Be it anger ,love or frustrations
A mother , wife and a daughter
But at the same time a Dreamer and an Achiever
Not willing to be confined in those boundaries
Always a free spirited individual
That is you … U are Unstoppable!!!


Dear Rising Star,

My warm wishes to you as you embark on a significant journey of leading your club that will leave an indelible impression on the many lives you will touch during the year. Leadership is about keeping your TEAM focused on the goal and motivating them to do their best. It is all about laying the groundwork for
the success of others and letting them shine. Be an outstanding leader – Inspire your team and your club members to join you in this journey of friendship and service. Remember you are a part of the world’s largest women’s organisation heading towards it’s centennial year.Be proud of this legacy .
A lot has changed globally and we all have been shaken and stirred in the wake of the pandemic and most of us are still navigating through the challenges of the new normal.Get ready to ride the ship with greater strength and a firm resolve to care and share more.
IIW Theme for 2021-22 is “PINK FIRST”-Women helping women, the International Service Project theme for the next three years is “STRONG WOMEN STRONGER WORLD” and the GOALS given by our Association President are “SHEROES”-EMPOWERING WOMEN -SECURING LIVES.These will be our inspiration to do various projects for the Inner Wheel year 2021-22. Let’s Plan the year with passion in our hearts and a clear vision to script the success stories of SHEROES. Let’s take a pledge to build a strong, prosperous and equitable nation by creating opportunities for entrepreneurship development and providing a safe environment for women. “The more women help one another, the more we help ourselves. We should be leaning in”-Sheryl Sandberg.
This is a special year for our District 329 as we have our own PAP Mamta Gupta as the IIW Board Director. Indeed, a proud moment for our District.
It’s a proud moment for us to host the East Zone Meet “CONFETTI” on 4th and 5th September, 2021. Let’s gear up to host an event to be remembered forever.Register in large numbers to make this event a success.
16th Triennial Conference ‘ENVISION’ will be held from 11th to 13th February 2022 at the Holy City, Varanasi.Make every effort to promote and support the Conference in large numbers.
The strongest action for a woman is to love herself, be herself and shine amongst those who never believed she could. “Each time a woman stands up for herself, without knowing it possibly, without claiming it, she stands up for all women.”- Maya Angelou.

It’s Time to come out of our comfort zone, it’s Time to cheer on Girls and Women who want to be at the other side of the table,
It’s Time to encourage more women to dream the possible dream …!!
Be your best version.

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