Indian origin entrepreneur Param Singh, founder of award-winning education start up ‘Tech for Good charity’ in Australia, was awarded the Central Queensland University (CQUniversity) Alumnus of the Year for Social Impact 2023.
Singh’sname was announced on March 6, 2023, by CQUniversity along with three other inspiring recipients of its 2023 Alumni Awards. Recipients of the awardshave founded businesses and not-for-profits, championed social and environmental causes and created change, all driven by their determination for building a better world, according to a statement.
A seasoned entrepreneur, Singh has established a series of education and social impact startups, most recently India’s award-winning MoooFarm dairy industry tech innovation, and the Tech for Good not-for-profit in Australia, supporting thousands of female students to grow their digital skills, the statement added.
An advocate of startups, Singh won many awards for his entrepreneurial merits and is a recipient of a prestigious scholarship from Stanford University in ‘Social Entrepreneurship’.
Vice-Chancellor and President Professor CQUniversity, Nick Klomp, paid tribute to the recipients and lauded awardees’ commitment to the university’s values of leadership, inclusiveness, and can-do attitude. Professor Klomp added, “Across their inspiring careers these alumni have created innovative solutions to a huge raft of environmental, social and technological challenges in Australia, and globally.”
Inspiring alumni were recognized for their contribution under CQUniversity’s Outstanding Alumnus of the Year, Alumnus of the Year for Social Impact and Alumnus of the Year for Early Career Achievement categories for the year 2023.