Devika Malik

Para Athlete | Counselor & Disability Inclusion Activist | Silver Medalist, World Athletics Grand Prix, Wheeling Happiness Foundation

Motivation and Development | Diversity & Inclusion, Sports, Team Building

Devika Malik


Born with hemiplegia (which causes paralysis to one side of the body), Devika Malik overcame the challenges of her disability to become an international para-athlete (disability sports) with 8 national & 3 international medals at World Para Athletics Grand Prix competitions; a psychological counsellor; International Disability Inclusion Advocate & TEDx Speaker and social entrepreneur - Co-founder of the Wheeling Happiness Foundation. The foundation has provided artificial limbs & assistive devices to 550+ beneficiaries. Devika’s efforts have been recognised nationally and internationally, this includes receiving the Queen's Young Leaders Award from Queen Elizabeth II in London and being a Speaker at the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 in London and recently recognition by the Vice President of India & United Nations India – Women Transforming India Award 2018 and inclusion in the coveted Forbes 30Under30 List in 2020.

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