Senior Fellow in Social Innovation
Karon Shaiva is Chief Impact Officer & MD at Idobro Impact Solutions, Managing Trustee at RISE Infinity Foundation, and Secretariat at Maha PECOnet.
Karon Shaiva is a social entrepreneur, writer, speaker, and trainer. Karon firmly believes in the people-power of Citizenship, Entrepreneurship, and Partnership to address some of the world’s most pressing issues. She has been deeply involved in the women empowerment, community development, and social entrepreneurship space even before founding Idobro and RISE Infinity Foundation. Karon was awarded for the “Most Inspiring Social enterprise plan” at the hands of the late Dr. C. K. Prahlad and was selected to the top 30 of 20000 applicants for the Lufthansa - Pioneers of Tomorrow TV series. She has been selected as COVID Shereos by Twitter India and recognized for her work during the pandemic by multiple organizations. Karon truly believes that learning should never stop and is currently a student of Human Rights and Peace.
She's the convenor of the RISE PECOWorld an innovative space for thought leaders to influence action and outcomes for the SDGs. Karon firmly believes that PEACE is the ultimate indicator of development, not the esoteric variety, but one that comes from the absence of conflict, be it internal or external between people, people v/s nature or nature v/s nature. She's passionate about people-powered solutions based on Partnership, Entrepreneurship, Citizenship, and Ownership (PECO) to address some (if not all) of the world’s most pressing issues. She designed and propagates the RISE Values (Responsible, Inclusive, Sustainable, and Ecosystem-friendly) and the RISE framework to build partnerships for a Better World and a Greener Planet, the best-shared value that can be created.