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Madhavi Latha Prathigudupu Founder President of Wheelchair Basketball Federation of India

Madhavi Latha Prathigudupu is an Associate Vice President in a MNC Bank Group, a former national Para Swimming Champion, the Founder General Secretary of the Paralympic Swimming Association of Tamil Nadu and the Founder President of the Wheelchair Basketball Federation of India. She founded the ‘YES WE TOO CAN’ movement to encourage persons with disabilities to participate in sports.

She is a TEDx speaker. She is also a toastmaster and worked as President for the Toastmasters Club in her organization. She led 15-member team of Indian Wheelchair Basketball administrators and coaches to USA on a Sports Visitor Program.

Madhavi Latha has spoken at various prestigious platforms like the LBSNAA, Mussoorie, Indian Red Cross Society, National Association for the Blind, Times of India Global Sports Business Show 2017, IIT Madras, IIM, Indore, Tedx events and several corporate events. She has served as a panelist for events organized by the British Deputy High Commission, Madras Chamber of Commerce Women's Day celebrations, India CSR Summit, Australian Consul General for South India, Disability Inclusive Roundtable etc. Her efforts and achievements have been covered widely by the print and electronic media.

She was also part of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and Arjuna awards selection committee in 2017.