The founder of Sahodari Foundation, Kalki Subramaniam is an artist, activist, actor and a writer who is also a transgender woman.
Kalki found the Sahodari Foundation in 2008 to establish social justice and recognise transgender people’s rights in India. For more than a decade she has worked intensively and achieved milestones for the rights of the community. Her contribution to the verdict and recognition of transgender identity by the Supreme court of India in 2014 is immense and noteworthy.
Center for the Empowerment of underprivileged transgender persons
Sahodari Foundation mentored me in education and gave me the strength to live with dignitiy.
Sowndharya Gopi Artist My life changed after attending the Sahodari Transgender Youth Mentorship program. I found my path and purpose.
Sarah DSilva IT professional Kalki Subramaniam is my role model in transforming my life for shame to pride.
Selvi Santhosham Physiotherapist
About Sahodari Foundation
Voice of Transgender and Gender non-binary community of India
Sahodari Foundation is a pioneering organization in India which has been working for the underprivileged transgender and thirunangai persons for their better lives and wellness. Sahodari was founded and established in 2008 by transgender rights activist, artist and writer Kalki Subramaniam (www.kalkisubramaniam.com).
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Is the founder and director of Sahodari Foundation. She is a well-known activist for the transgender community in India. The multi talented Kalki is an award winning activist, an artist, writer, a famous inspirational speaker and a transgender woman herself.
Under Kalki’s leadership, hundreds of transgender women have found their inspiration and guidance to live a respectable live. She speaks at Universities and Corporates to bring inclusivity, respect and change. Contact Kalki to invite her to seminars, workshops, speaking engagements and corporate sessions including D & I training on gender diversity, equality and inclusion. Visit this page for more details.
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