Dr Rugmini Venkataraman – Gargi woman 2020 , Community Services

WINNER OF GARGI WOMAN 2020 – Community Services

As a trained Sociologist has been working in academic and community development sectors, across India and Australia for the last 35 years

Rugmini is a certified trainer, who coaches community workers, TAFE students and community leaders on varied topics from parenting, leadership and governance to domestic violence and CaLD issues.

Gargi woman 2020 - Dr Rugmini Venkataraman, NSW, Community Services

Gargi woman 2020 – Dr Rugmini Venkataraman, NSW, Community Services

Rugmini was responsible to set up the Toongabbie Legal Centre and is a role model to the community through her selfless work and her personality. She has been a guiding force to many organisations, especially in women empowerment and is an office bearer at Pink Sari.

A selfless volunteer and strong advocate of women works ceaselessly with a smile on her face despite the many personal challenges.