Media coverage

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UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK
Motivational Speech at the United Nations Headquarters – United Nations, New York
Motivational Speech at the United Nations Headquarters: Closing session Launch of CEDAW for Youth, Youth Forum (CSW 61) – UN Web TV (United Nations, New York)
From where I stand: “Being a person with disability is challenging. Being a woman with disability adds extra challenges” – UN Women, New York
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM
Co-Chair at India Economic Summit 2017
A Tryst with Pluralism in India – Session for the World Economic Forum and NDTV at India Economic Summit 2017 with Malvika Iyer, Prannoy Roy, Shashi Tharoor, Sadhguru, Dietrich Reetz, Karan Johar and Alia Bhatt #wefindia
What worries South Asia’s young people, and what they’re doing about it
THE HINDU
It’s unfair to students
How birds of a feather found followers
The pursuit of happiness 
Where there is a will there is a way
‘Backwaters’ on IIM-K campus from Friday
To be differently abled, and gifted
THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS
Your daily dose of inspiration: After losing her hands at the age of 13, Malvika Iyer is now a world famous motivational speaker
Making Lemonade out of the Lemons Life Threw at her
Their’s is a shared dream
Can we give these folks a happy drive?
DECCAN CHRONICLE
An IYER for the differently-able
Fashioning a new life
One among the 100 Change Agents and Newsmakers of the decade!
Against life’s greatest odds
Getting the ball rolling on inclusivity
THE TIMES OF INDIA
She makes a difference with her grit
The inspiring journey of a bomb blast survivor who cooks even after losing both her hands
Live life king size 
Clothes that make the cut: Adaptive clothing
Summit helps differently abled
TEDx Youth@Chennai: Tales of struggle and creativity inspire city youth
REDIFF
Malvika Iyer’s amazing story of grit!
THE WEEK
Able to inspire
THE WEEK- Cover Story
Extraordinary stories of 10 ordinary people who refused to give up

The Logical Indian

From Bomb Blast Survivor to UN Speaker: The story of Malvika Iyer

The Better India

This 28-Year-Old Global Icon’s Story Proves the Power of a Mother’s Love and Determination 

She Cooked for the First Time After Losing Her Hands, Impressing Vikas Khanna & Many Others

Indiatimes

Double Amputee Malvika Iyer, Praised By Chef Vikas Khanna For Her Cooking, Finally Gets A Ph.D.

Losing Both Hands In A Blast Didn’t Stop This Woman From Cooking Or Making Vikas Khanna Proud!

ScoopWhoop

Losing Both Her Hands In A Bomb Blast Didn’t Stop Her From Cooking & It’s All Kinds Of Inspiring

FEMINA

Looking beyond limitations

YOURSTORY

‘Fight and you will survive:’ Bomb blast survivor Malvika Iyer on rebuilding a worthy life – YOURSTORY

 

She Rose Like The Phoenix – Red Elephant Foundation

FROM A DEADLY EXPLOSION- A VICTOR EMERGES – We Triumph

Girl Who Lost Hands In Bomb Blast, Cooks For 1st Time And Has Vikas Khanna And Others Impressed! – STORYPICK

Malvika Iyer on being a bomb blast survivor and on her mom – Mums and Stories

What a freak explosion couldn’t take from Malvika Iyer – The Alternative

‘I’m glad both my hands were blown off’ – Friday Magazine

From bomb blast survivor to disability rights activist – The Active Amputee

The bomb blast survivor who never played the victim card – Be Bold People

A Bomb Blast Survivor, A Bilateral Amputee, A Social Worker And A Motivational speaker – Women of Courage

This Blast Survivor Proved She Is ‘Unstoppable’…Know How! – News World India

A Bomb Blast Survivor Who Never Played The Victim Card – Bold Sky

Bomb blast survivor Malvika says that fighting is the only way to survive- our Independence day hero – Evesly

 

 

Honored by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam  – At Rashtrapati Bhavan

Book Features

‘GIFTED’ : Inspiring stories of People with Disabilities (A national bestseller)

Women in Leadership (Summer 2017)

EShe : SHE LOST HER ARMS SO SHE ARMED HERSELF WITH COURAGE INSTEAD

Feature in Mathrubhumi – Mathrubhumi

Feature in Dailythanthi – Dinathanti (Dailythanthi)

Feature in Andhra Jyothy – Andhrajyothy

Feature in Eenadu – Eenadu

Power Daughter: Malvika Iyer’s inspirational journey – Nykka

Life Took This Fashionista’s Hands So She Grew Wings – Fashion101

WhatFeministsWear – Huffington Post

Malvika Iyer Doodle – Femcylopaedia

Meet 30 Women Who Champion Feminism on Social Media – She The People

Never say die – DNA India

Across seven seas and further – The Brew Magazine

Malvika Iyer: Disability is in the Mind of the Observer, not the Observed – Know your Story

I’m going to speak at the United Nations – Vikatan

“I’m Glad This Accident Happened”. Meet Malvika Iyer – Fuelling Dreams

Against all odds – iJugaad

“Sometimes I thank God that the accident happened; otherwise my life wouldn’t have been as amazing as it is now” – The Salute

‘Stop Judging People With Disability’ – Point Blank 7

Showstopper at NIFT Fashion Show – NIFT Showstopper

People with disabilities destroy stigma on Twitter with #DisabledAndCute – Mashable

The Girl Who Lived – Medium

Himmat aur aashawaadi jazbe ka naam hai Malvika – Prabhat Khabar

The struggle of 9 women who’ll give you power- Navrathri Special – Dainik Bhaskar

Back with a blast, 2 years on – Teen shines in exam after losing forearms in freak mishap – The Telegraph

Feature in Dinakaran

Feature in Aval Vikatan

Feature in Kannada Prabha

Feature in Patrika

The ‘Malvika Effect’- unshackled by the past, undaunted by the future 

 ‘Inclusive Fashion’ for Success & ABILITY – India’s Cross- Disability Magazine

The Phoenix (Malvika Iyer) ABILITYFEST 2013

Inclusion starts from within: Malvika Iyer at TEDxYouth@Chennai

The only Disability in life is a bad attitude | Malvika Iyer | TEDxIIMKozhikode

BOOM! The Destruction Attraction

A story of what grit is made up of | Phoenix Pengal | 

Malvika Iyer at India Inclusion Summit

One among the 20 women selected to attend the Women in the World Summit, in association with the New York Times

Amazing story of grit – Malvika Iyer – 6TV Vijetha

Chennai Live – 104.8 FM celebrates International Women’s Day by paying tribute to all the women achievers around the world!

Delhi: Disabled activist denied entry to upscale restaurant – Hindustan Times

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