Varuni | Gorakhpur, UP
When Yuvian Varuni was introduced to YouWeCan Foundation’s work – she found an accessible way to make a significant difference. In conversation with Varuni, on what makes her amplify the YWC message.
Q. Introduce yourself. Where are you from & how have you become involved with the foundation?
Ans. I am Varuni from Gorakhpur, UP. I’m a lawyer and a semi-qualified company secretary. I work at a CA firm. I have been keeping an eye on the foundation and looking for ways to get involved with it since 2013 and eventually, I found my way through.
Q. What motivated you to become involved with YWC activities?
Ans. I always wanted to be associated with a cause. The idea and the intent behind YWC Foundation motivated me to become involved with YWC activities. I look forward to contribute to YWC in multiple ways in future.
Q. What is a memorable moment that you’ve experienced in your involvement with YWC?
Ans. I was born on August 29. On August 29, 2020 Yuvraj Singh planned to connect with all his fans through a video call. Imagine getting an opportunity to speak to your idol on your birthday!!! An out-of- the-world feeling!! Unfortunately in the last minute, the call was postponed to August 31, 2020 – and I got an opportunity to speak to my hero. This was only possible because of my involvement with YWC.
Q. What do you aspire to do?
Ans. I aspire to be the happiest version of myself, to be content and grateful with what I have and to constantly work on improving myself. Professionally, I’d like to start my own practice and work in the field of taxation and corporate affairs.
Q. Has Yuvraj Singh inspired your life? How and why?
Ans. Yes, in a number of ways. I’ve always been a huge fan of Yuvraj Singh, the cricketer. Post 2011 World Cup and his journey afterwards, I became a huge fan of Yuvraj Singh, the person. For me, his is a brilliant story of survival, resilience and inspiration. His “never give up” attitude and his passion for the game inspires me the most.
His “never give up” attitude and his passion for the game inspires me the most.