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Anu Menda

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Anu Menda

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Anu Menda, innovator and change-maker, founded and took forward the RMZ Foundation to uplift the communities it serves through leadership, well-conceived collaborations, and creative avantgarde transformations that embody the ‘Being the Change’ maxim. Under her stewardship, the Foundation’s diverse and dynamic public contemporary art programs transform communal venues into riveting, sought-after and accessible community spaces for events sustaining art and ideas, and providing in-depth understanding of art’s role and relevance in society. Accentuate Art, Anu’s key directive for the Foundation, breathes creative life into community spaces with a futuristic focus, beyond home and office walls. Integrating non-profit Galleries and Popup Pavilions in planned Art Centers res into real-estate assets, the Foundation has targeted 500 public art installations in major Indian cities, Anu’s creative contribution to urban spaces resonates with her intent to help evolve an enriched society where art permeates life’s every aspect. It is Anu’s and the Foundation’s mission to make art available to all populations and communities, served or underserved, and provide direct support to, and facilitate partnerships between, emerging young artists and contemporary art legends/masters. Anu also co-founded a leading impact-investing platform, that offers premium resources, smart capital and sustained mentorship to support outstanding early-stage social enterprises factored on global social innovation. Her mission objective and 5-year plan for the Foundry is to incubate 250 innovative and resilient high-impact social impact entrepreneurial ventures that address complex and critical problems in the developing world. Grounded in the UN Sustainable Development Goals, The initiative is designed for significantly accelerating the growth of enterprises addressing tackling health, climate change, sustainable cities, future of work, infrastructure and innovation – through unwavering focus on Urban Technologies, Health Tech and Social Enterprise.