Deepa Malik is the first Indian woman to win a Medal at the Paralympics. She won silver medal in the shot put at 2016 Paralympic Games.She was previously honored with the Arjuna award in 2012, at the age of 42 yrs. She has also been conferred the prestigious Padma Shri award in 2017. She has won 58 national & 18 International medals across all disciplines to date.
Some of major her achievements include:
Silver Medalist – Rio Paralympics 2016
President’s First Ladies Award 2018
President’s National Role Model 2014
IPC Asian Record F53 Javelin
Niti Ayog Women Transformation Award
Femina Women’s Award-Sports 20174 Limca World Records (Adventure)
A fantastic motivational speaker, she inspires people of all ages and walks of life.
Her foundation, The Wheeling Happiness Foundation is a helping hand that reaches out to the differently abled who are in need of physical, materiel, financial and emotional support. Generating its resources through fund-raising events, donations, supporting grants and voluntary contributions, Wheeling Happiness stands strong and supportive beside those in need of help irrespective of their age, social status, type of disability or geographic location within our country.