Jamshedpur: Association of British Scholar (ABS) Jamshedpur chapter organised an interactive session with wildlife film maker Ashwika Kapur for the students of several schools in Jamshedpur. Schools that participated in this interactive session were KSMS, MNPS, KPS Kadma, Mount Litera Zee School and J H Tarapore.
Kapur, who connected through virtual mode, spoke about her experiences and motivated children to take active interest in wildlife. A wildlife film maker and Science communicator , Aswika is India’s youngest and only woman to win a Green Oscar in the Global category. Also called a Panda award , it is the International Gold standard for environmental filmmaking.
Over the years Ashwika’s work has taken her to work in several parts of the world. She has worked with Netflix,Discovery Channel, BBC, Animal Planet and several other platforms. Her latest projects include Attenborough’s Life in Colour and an International Conservation children’s series called ‘Plant Defenders’ that she is directing and hosting for BBC. She won the Best Emerging filmmaker award for a rags to riches film about a celebrity KAKAPO-Sirocco.
She is a professional public speaker and regularly delivers wildlife talks in India and the UK to inspire young minds to discover the wonders of the natural world.
Ashwika was invited by the members of the ABS (Association of British Scholars ) Jamshedpur chapter, to interact with the students of several schools in Jamshedpur. Schools that participated in this interactive session were KSMS, MNPS, KPS Kadma, Mount Litera Zee school , J H Tarapore.
Ashwika inspired the children to conserve wildlife. Her greatest achievement is when she can move someone and make a difference in somebody’s life.