Dilshad Deyani
Executive Director – Development, Literacy Programs & Promotion

Dilshad is a motivational speaker, life coach trainer and broadcasting journalist. She is the President and Founder of "WE WILL Global Council" (Women Empowering Women in Learning and Leadership). The organization works closely with public and private sector to promote Millennium Development goals in collaboration with South South News and United Nations Development programs. Working to improve the quality of life in the Southern regions of the world and giving girls and women the basic rights as human beings has been her mission, passion and a lifelong dream. Dilshad has a Masters in Instructional Design and Media from Columbia University. She serves on the Advisory Board for NPR and PBS. Currently as a social researcher she produces and hosts radio shows and TV production for minorities. As an independent producer and host for South Asian media without borders she believes media is a powerful tool for learning. In her capacity of a Board Member and Vice President for Child Literacy, she is focused on setting up mobile libraries in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and the Philippines. She is also working on establishing learning centers in the villages and women shelters in the slums.