She says, "India created the world’s first recognized board games: Parchesi and Chess. However, surprisingly Toy design as a profession is still at its nascent stage. My drive to reinstate India’s claim of being the originator of board games gave me the impetus to serve the Toy Industry as a Play Strategist."Just after post-graduating from NID, Suhasini began her journey as a design entrepreneur in 2005, hunting opportunities for design intervention in the toy sector. Ever since, she has been actively involved in spreading awareness about Toy Design, the new profession in India, by giving lecturers in design Schools like IILM school of Design, NIFT Delhi and NID Delhi cell.
"Within a period of 5+ years I have been able to serve quite a number of toy manufacturers, helping them accelerate their business growth and now I am on my way towards creating my own Brand" - Suhasini PaulSuhasini is often seen on the NDTV chat show - 'Bringing up baby', where she offers advice on choosing and buying appropriate toys for children. In 2005, she was honored by the Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri. Narendra Modi as the first lady ‘Designprenuer’ of India. The same year, her "Dialogue" - communication aid toy was selected as a top finalist at the Business World Design Excellence Award.
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