Speaker Date Topic
Niranjan Deodhar Oct 23, 2017
Global Grant for Sanitation project in Mewat

Niranjan Deodhar runs his own software business, providing enterprise software to large businesses globally. He is an electrical engineer by qualification, with experience in software development, management consulting and business operations. He was born in Pune, India, and grew up in Delhi where he did all his school and university education. He had worked in India and the US before he and his wife Vinita decided to move to Australia in 1992.


Niranjan and Vinita have lived in Sydney since 1992, except for 2 years in 2006 and 07 when then moved back to India for a while. They have a daughter Isha who is studying Electrical Engineering and Mathematics at the UNSW. Vinita works for the NSW Treasury as Executive Director. As a family they have always had deep curiosity about humanism and a desire for contributing to social justice, which is what brings them to the Rotary Club, and they have been members since April 2017. 


Alex Carpenter Nov 06, 2017
Atma - Immersive Journeys

Alex Carpenter is a serial entrepreneur who has started 4 for-profit businesses and 2 for-purpose businesses. These ventures have all been in completely different industries with some being sold and some going bankrupt. His current venture, Atma, is a not for profit travel company seeking to empower communities around the world and deliver unique and immersive holidays.