Anand Mahindra’s Twitter account is filled with hundreds of inspirational stories. This time he has re-tweeted a story of Gita Balakrishnan, who has covered a distance of 1700 km from Kolkata to Delhi.
Gita walks for architects.
Gita Balakrishnan has covered a distance of 1700 km from Kolkata to Delhi. His tweet shows that he has done this foot march to bring the contribution of people working related to architecture and design in society into the eyes of the world. Mahindra Group has also contributed to this work, for which he has also thanked Mahindra.
To bring focus to Architecture & Design Fraternity & their role in society, I set out on a 1700km walk from #Kolkata to #Delhi. A huge shoutout to @MFCWL for extending support through the Mahindra Scorpio which has become an inseparable part of the #walkforarcause Campaign! pic.twitter.com/Vsw84BGMyu
— Gita Balakrishnan (@gita_ethos) April 5, 2022
Who is Gita Balakrishnan?
Gita Balakrishnan’s LinkedIn profile shows that she is the founder of Ethos and Acedge. He has described himself as an ‘Architect on Foot’ on his profile. Gita started the Ethos Foundation in the year 2002. This foundation works to spread awareness about the environment. It also works to build a network for young designers, civil engineers and budding professionals. With this, he started Acedge in 2018, an online learning platform.
Mahindra Scorpio became a companion.
On this journey, a Mahindra Scorpio became Gita Balakrishnan’s companion; a Mahindra Scorpio accompanied her.