Actor, producer, director, former Miss Asia Pacific and humanitarian, Dia Mirza has joined hands with Save the Children; on her birthday, December 9, as an Artist Ambassador. A celebrated personality with the winning combination of beauty with brains, Dia has appeared in several successful films. Dia’s footprints though go way beyond film. A Swachh Bharat ambassador, she is a highly active and effective voice on many social causes, most notably nature conservation and children’s welfare.
Dia Mirza is committing to help raise awareness about malnutrition, quality education, gender equality and child trafficking. She will use the reach of her celebrity to champion the rights of children in India and around the world. On this day she also made an impassioned appeal in a video message to create an unstoppable movement for change.
“I firmly believe that every person is born to make a difference. And I am thrilled to associate myself with Save the Children – the leading NGO for children; that is truly creating a big change in the areas of education, health, protection and humanitarian needs. My aim is to draw more attention to the organisation’s work so that greater support from government, corporate entities and individuals can be mobilized to benefit the most marginalised children.” said Dia Mirza, Artist Ambassador, Save the Children.
“We welcome Dia Mirza as an ambassador to Save the Children family. This association will go a long way in amplifying the voices of children. Public figures like Dia Mirza play a significant role in our effort to bring rights of children on top of the public agenda. They are respected influencers and what they say through their work can change perceptions to lead the way to a better country for all children.” said Thomas Chandy, CEO, Save the Children.
Save the Children works across 20 states of India; it focusses on issues related to education, health and protection of children, humanitarian work especially for the most deprived and marginalized children.