Commonwealth’s Association of Emerging Leaders Dialogue appoints PR practitioner, blogger L. Aruna Dhir to its board

Australia registered Commonwealth body, Association of Emerging Leaders' Dialogues (AELD) has appointed L. Aruna Dhir to its board. Aruna is the second Indian representative and the only woman leader to be appointed as a board member from India.

The Association of Emerging Leaders Dialogues (AELD) is the coordinating body for Commonwealth Study Conferences (CSC) and Emerging Leaders’ Dialogues (ELD) internationally. It is accredited by the Commonwealth Secretariat, London. HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, is the founder and patron of CSC, which he and a small group of other UK dignitaries founded in 1956. Today, AELD has HRH, The Princess Royal, Princess Anne as its international president.

The Association of Emerging Leaders Dialogues exposes 'leaders and influencers of tomorrow' to economic, social, political, environmental, educational and leadership initiatives through conferences and learning experiences with global stalwarts and an 'infield' intellectually challenging study tour of a range of countries and communities.

The AELD is a forum for sharing ideas and achievements. It is aimed at future leaders, drawn from the sectors of business, government, trade unions, education, military and community service bodies including NGO’s, who are assessed as being most likely to assume positions of senior-level leadership and influence within their countries.

L. Aruna Dhir is an award-winning corporate communications specialist & PR Strategist and an internationally-recognized writer. Currently, Aruna is a feature writer and columnist for some of the world’s top-ranked Hospitality publications, viz.,, and

Her industry writings are used as references in case studies and hotel schools. Aruna runs an exclusive channel on Bizcatalyst 360 called “Hospitality Matters” based on her hospitality industry watch, insights and commentary.

In her official and personal capacity L. Aruna Dhir has and continues to work on several social awareness projects – People for Animals, Earthquake Relief, National Blind Association, PETA, WSPA,, Friendicoes to name a few.

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