Riyad Gandhy


Riyad and Eclipse

International Equestrian Athlete – going for Olympics 2008

I grew up in Bombay, India, where I started riding horses at a very young age at the Amateur Rider’s Club (ARC). I was exposed to horses by my father, Adil, who grew up as an avid rider himself with a passion for horses. As part of the younger generation of riders at the Amateur Rider’s Club, I owe a lot of thanks to the adult riders at the time who kept a watchful eye on us kids, and volunteered a lot of their time to create a fun and educational environment for us young riders to gain experience…..

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Zerbanoo Gifford


Zerbanoo Gifford

International Woman of the Year, Human Rights Campaigner and author, Zerbanoo Gifford was born in India on May 11th 1950. The eldest daughter of Bailey Irani founder President of the WZO and Kitty Mazda, Zerbanoo, married to the international human rights lawyer Richard Gifford, lives in England with their sons Mark Mazda and Alexander Justice.

Zerbanoo holds the Nehru Centenary award for her work championing the cause of Women, Children and minorities. She has been awarded the Freedom of the city of Lincoln Nebraska for her work against modern slavery and racism.
A member of the Race relations forum and an advisor to the former British Home Secretary, Zerbanoo has chaired the Commission “Looking into Ethnic Minority Involvement into British Life.” She made political history when elected as a councillor for the Liberals in 1982 as the first non white woman. She has also contested Parliamentary elections on three occasions.

Dhun Adenwalla


Dhun Adenwalla: It was necessity and later a focused interest that made me an Educator of the Deaf. Our eldest daughter, Dinaz, was born deaf.

At the time, I was by profession a qualified librarian, having worked at the American Library, the British Council Library in Bombay and the British National Bibliography, the British Museum, London. And before qualifying as a librarian, I had studied fashion designing and dressmaking in London and worked for a leading weekly in Bombay.