Human Capital for the Disability Sector

EnAble India is on a mission to catalyse persons with disability to be valued members of society. We look to reach 25 million persons with disability by 2030.

This mission calls for a credible pool of leaders and changemakers who can 

  • drive their ideas and innovation,
  • create lasting social change for the disability sector and
  • work with communities and collectives.
With this belief, EnAble India is committed to sculpt the human capital for the sector with the Soapstone Fellowship.


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Image Caption: Fellowship Process Overview - Submission: Submit your application online or offline by September 5, 2021. Evaluation: Evaluation starts on September 5, 2021; Applications are reviewed and shortlisted applicants are interviewed by experts; Through our careful evaluation process 15 Candidates will be selected by October 6, 2021. Onboarding: Selected candidates go through our onboarding process and orientation. Fellowship: What you can expect in this one year journey - Induction, Boot camps, Self Learning Courses, Classroom Learning, Individual and Group Projects, Career Path Counseling & Opportunities.

Meet the Experts

Dipesh Sutariya
Programme Conceptualization and Chief Mentor;
Innovator; CoFounder and CEO at EnAble India
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Shanti Raghavan
Programme Architect;
Ashoka Fellow; CoFounder at EnAble India
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Prof. Vasanthi Srinivasan
Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
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Prof. Mukta Kulkarni
Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore
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Former State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities for the state of Karnataka

Meet the Core Team

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Shibu T L
Soapstone Project Lead;
Project Manager at EnAble India
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Gayatri Gulvady
Soapstone Core Team;
Project Lead at EnAble India
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Roopa Reddy
Soapstone Core Team;
Project Specialist at EnAble India
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Anisha Jose
Soapstone Core Team;
Project Manager at EnAble India
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Raviprasad Dasari
Soapstone Core Team; HR Director at EnAble India
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Sujatha Vijayanand
Soapstone Core Team;
L & D Manager at EnAble India
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