MESSAGE FROM DISTRICT CHAIRMAN SRIVIDYA

My Dear Members of Inner Wheel District 319,
It gives me immense pleasure to greet each one of you.
I am humbled by the faith reposed on me and it is a privilege for me to lead this prestigious District 319.
We cannot function well until all the members are aware of the aims, objectives and responsibilities of our organisation.
International Inner Wheel President has given us the theme "EMPOWER AND EVOLVE", what a powerful theme. When you empower others to become a leader you evolve.
Association President has given us goals asking us to Think Big and Think Together ie to function as a team so as we can do more.
This year we are looking forward to the 15thTriennial Conference going to be held in February 8th, 9th and 10th2019 at Pune. It is an important event wheremembers from all over India and some other countries meet in the presence of the IIW President and Association President, express and exchange views and also put forth idea. This is the time to broaden our friends by meeting new ones. Let us register in large numbers and enjoy the Inner Wheel sprit.
I am blessed to have an energetic group of District executive committee members and an enthusiastic group of Presidents this year and with our Past District Chairmen being ever ready to guide us I am sure we will be able to execute our duties well. Let us all work together to the best of our abilities and make a difference to those less fortunate and deserving through Friendship and Service.
Time has no holiday, Dreams have no expiry date and Life has no pause button, Live it, Love it.
Wishing you all a very successful and enjoyable year.
Yours in Friendship
Srividya Mohan
District Chairman 2018-19

District Chairman SRIVIDYA Biodata

Born on the 12th of October 1967 to late Smt. Meena Devi and Sri Raghavendra Rao at Chennai, Srividya is the granddaughter of former Chief Justice of Tamil Nadu Late Sri T. Ramprasada Rao and Smt. Symanthakamani. Her formative years were spent, in Mombasa, Kenya where her father was based. When her father relocated to Burundi, she came back to Chennai to be with her grandparents and joined the reputed Sacred Heart Presentation Convent. Later she moved to Adarsh Vidyalaya to complete her schooling and, joined Ethiraj College where she graduated in Botany.
In school, Sri -as she is popularly known- was active in sports and won many prizes, especially in swimming, Long jump and throw ball. She participated in the Republic Day Parade twice in Chennai and was also awarded the best shot in rifle shooting in NCC. She has a green belt in karate.
Srividya is passionately fond of animals and is a member of SPCA She was a member of the RSPCA, UK as well as the World Wildlife Fund.
She enjoys taking part in Cultural events and has participated actively in many plays, musicals and dances during her school and college days. She has even modelled for shows for Co-Optex and Sri Kumarans.
She had a short working stint at the front office at Welcome group Park Sheraton hotel and in an advertising A Profile of District Chairman SRIVIDYA agency called Mareech. She has an IATA certification and has worked as a travel leisure consultant at The Travel Bazaar.
She has a keen interest to learn new things and has completed a course in Pranic healing and holds many certificates in drawing, painting, nutrition, cooking, baking and confectionary from The Cultural Academy at Chennai.
She is passionate about travel and seeing new places.
She is married to Rtn. Past President Krishna Mohan for over 25 years. They are blessed with two sons. Vishnu, who has completed his Hotel Management from Christ University and is now in New Zealand for his Masters Degree. Her younger son Vidhur is in First year college He is a junior rock climbing champion and an upcoming cricketer is currently playing for the second and Fourth Division teams.
Srividya is a Landmark Curriculum Graduate from where she got the insight to do service. She joined IWC Bangalore Orchards in 2007. She became the club secretary the very next year. As President of the club in 2010- 2011 she organised a musical fund raiser to renovate an old age home. She joined the District in 2014 as the District Editor. She cherishes the wonderful opportunities she had working with different District Chairmen.
Srividya has attended 4 IIW Conventions at Malaysia, Turkey, Denmark and Australia as a Steward and as voting delegate. She has also attended 2 Triennial conferences at Varanasi and Hyderabad and 4 South Asian Rallies in Cochin, Sri Lanka, Mumbai and Malaysia.
She is an active Rotarian of Rotary Bangalore Orchards and has served her as club as Editor and as Treasurer.
She feels she is in the right place at the right time and is grateful for the support of her family and members of her home club IWC Bangalore Orchards
Srividya is the 5th District Chairman from IWC Bangalore Orchards and 42nd District Chairman of Inner wheel District 319