Dilnavaz Variava

Dilnavaz Variava

PGP 1964-66

Dilnavaz Variava, PGP 1964-66

Dilnavaz Variava (1944- ) did her PGP in Business Administration at IIMA as a member of the first batch of students in 1964-66. After IIMA, she worked with Voltas and Grindwell for three years each, before joining World Wildlife Fund (WWF) India as the Chief Executive. For several decades thereafter she worked on a wide range of environmental issues and was closely associated with the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) and Rotary Club of Bombay. She also became Chairperson of the Bharat Floorings group in Mumbai. In her interview, she recounted her upbringing in a Parsi family, motivations to join IIMA, various aspects about of student life in the first two academic years of IIMA, post-IIMA career and snippets on the history of Bharat Floorings.

Interview recorded on 5th December, 2018

Watch the Video Snippets

Title: Dilnavaz Variava on choosing IIMA in 1964

Title: Dilnavaz Variava on being one of the three women in the entire batch at IIMA

Title: Dilnavaz Variava on being a student at IIMA

Title: Dilnavaz Variava on Life outside Studies

Title: Dilnavaz Variava on the Case Method

Title: Dilnavaz Variava on Stray Dogs and a Job Offer