Dr. Kuiljeit Uppaal the ‘World’s First Image Scientist’ was honoured with the ‘Bharat Keerti Award’ for exemplary work as a global impact strategist, scientistpreneur, and social innovator, at the National Women Pride Awards in New Delhi on 29th March 2022. The award was presented by Shri Parshottam Khodabhai Rupala, Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying and Member Rajya Sabha; Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste, Minister of State for Rural Development and Steel of India; Shri John Barla, Union Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs and Actor Chunky Pandey.
Dr.Kuiljeit has been honoured with numerous international and national awards for excellence and commendable work in the world of education, innovation, research and social impact globally. She has been conferred with the esteemed honour of the ‘Karmaveer Chakra Award’ instituted by the United Nations and iCongo. She has also been bestowed with the prestigious ‘World Innovation Award – Hall of Fame Honour’ 2019; ‘Bharat Gaurav Award’ 2021, ‘Innovative Education Leadership Award for Excellence in Social Innovation & Global Impact 2019’; World Education Award 2018 for Innovation; ‘Global Woman of Worth’ Honour 2021, ‘Shiksha Bharati Award’ 2020, ‘Naari Udyamita Puraskar’ 2018, WEF Exceptional Leader of Excellence Award 2021, ‘Indian Excellence Award’ 2021 and ‘The Most Inspiring Woman of the Earth’ 2022 amongst others. Dr. Kuiljeit has also been awarded the distinguished honour of ‘Genius Polymath’ being an Image Scientist, an Aviator, an Educationist, an Author, a Creative Director and an Entrepreneur amongst other roles that she performs.
Her extensive research has contributed to the world of academia and management, specifically the science of PRIM (Persona and Image Management), life skills and strategic self-management. She has created innovative models and scientifically devised concepts like PRIM, D-PRIM, PRIMEA, PRIMPACT Integrated Transformational Model, TILSOM Framework and PIQ, the world’s first-ever Persona and Image Quotient and has been applauded in India and the world over, for her work and volume of contribution in making a powerful difference to the persona and image of individuals and enhancement of life skills.
This Impact Strategist’s mantra of ‘selfless contribution’ and desire to make a positive difference to global society led her on her personal mission to help individuals, in particular, the youth and women to understand the science of PRIM in order to be able to make a powerful difference to their entire persona and image, as well as amplify their life skills in a sustainable manner. In line with her mission and Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, she has authored ‘PRIM and POWERFUL’ a not-for-profit book, to kindle the potential of the youth and young professionals towards enhancing their inner, outer and social skills, creating great impact, and making them productive contributors to the nation. As a thought leader and transformation speaker, she has passionately engaged with society at all levels to build their self-concept, mindset and resolve to be meaningful contributors to their communities and countries. As an office-bearer of multiple women organisations in India and around the world, she works towards bringing about policies and creating a robust ecosystem for the empowerment of women globally.
Rarely does one come across an individual whose personality and achievements are ‘Limited Edition’. Simply exceptional and amazingly incredible, Dr. Kuiljeit Uppaal, the Polymath, Impact Strategist and ‘Scientist-preneur’, authenticates the remarkable mix of intelligence, talent, progressive thought, dynamism and perseverance in conjunction with a humble and giving heart that endeavours to selflessly contribute to humanity in some way or the other.