May 3, 2019
Arthashastra Leadership Foundation has announced the appointment of renowned film artiste Kasthuri Shankar as the Honorary Brand Ambassador for the Political Leadership Academy set up under its management.
Commenting on the development, Mr.Ujagar Singh, IAS(R), Managing Trustee of Arthashastra Leadership Foundation said, “Ms. Kasthuri is a strong, passionate woman and an advocate for others – she is the perfect ambassador to talk about fostering principled political leadership through a process oriented education. We admire her for her principles, her talents and her ability to juggle a demanding acting career while being an efficient mother.
Dr. R. Nataraj, Former DGP/MLA (Mylapore) and Trustee of the Foundation said, ” Kasthuri is an inspiration to countless youngsters who follow her, and is known to be unapologetically fierce and sophisticated.”
He further added, “In her vital role as Honorary Brand Ambassador, she will serve as the face and voice of our Academy, represent us in a positive light, successfully promote our cause, effectively communicate with varied audiences, engage with aspiring youth, both online and offline in meaningful ways to increase awareness, speak about our work at out-reach programmes, help us raise funds and encourage others to get involved”.
Kasthuri expressed her happiness stating, “This is a really important role as it helps us reach new people, inspire politically ambitious youth and honour our supporters for the work they are doing”.