08 Sep Front Runner- Gayatri Manigandan
Front Runners are exceptional individuals who run for the cause of educating children at Bhumi. Every stride they take helps Bhumi support the children with their literacy, numeracy and life skills. Thank you, Front Runners – for taking us forward in this journey of Change.
Tell us a little about yourself!
My name is Gayatri Manigandan. I am the Head of the Department of B.Com Bank Management from MGR Janaki College for Women.
What made you take up running?
Running is like moving meditation for me. It is fitness of my inner strength and soul. It is not just another work out session for me. It gives me solutions to difficult problems in my life. It gives me fresh ideas in my profession when I have deal with young adults. Running helps me become calm and take empathetic decisions.
What does running mean to you?
Running to me means moving on from the past to the future. It encourages me to live my present and be more cheerful. Running represents the urge to face the future with confidence. It is a thirst to know the unknown. It makes me forget the flaws.
What is the source of your inspiration? What keeps you motivated to continue running?
My inspiration to run is the transformation of life in your day-to-day life that running brings in. The crowd with which we run also brings with them a ball of positivity. Running makes people actually very human. They live the life that we all admire. Running is capable of spreading kindness and humanity.
Do you think running should be associated with a cause? Why?
Running for a cause can help enlighten many minds. Social causes like education can help open many eyes that are blind towards the lack of education among the underprivileged in our country. It can ignite many lives and take them out of the darkness that they live in. This can eventually inspire an entire generation think independently and logically.
How do you associate Bhumi with the cause that you believe in?
Bhumi ignites mind through valuing lives. It changes the lives of many families and most importantly students.Education is the most powerful weapon that we can use to urge development. Being in the field of Education for so long now, I understand its importance and support Bhumi in its drive to bring a change.