Devika Malik

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

Diversity & Inclusion, Sports
Team Building, 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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