Sunny Donkupar Mawiong
Graduated in Law and Business administration, Sunny Donkupar Mawiong comes from Shillong, in the state of Meghalaya in North East India. During his student life in Pune, he served as the Vice President of the North East Community Organisation Pune (NECOP) and the Meghalaya Youth Association Pune (MYAP), which focussed on activism for the rights of the North East India students studying in Pune. Sunny met IofC in 2013 whilst pursuing his studies in Pune. He joined the Asia Plateau Internship Programme, an IofC training programme of 5 months, where he learnt about the core practice of inner listening, and therein began his journey of being guided by this inner voice to serve the world. He has been serving full time with IofC since 2016, being part of various programmes, particularly focussing on IofC outreach in different parts of India, and also in neighbouring countries like Bangladesh & Nepal. He now leads an outreach team. Sunny has a vision for bringing together communities in the North-East of India, and is developing a five-year plan with teammates, to work towards this vision.