Madhabilata Amrita Mitra
Madhabilata Amrita Mitra is a very successful model, award winning motivational leader and trek leader.
Madhabilata was previously an Army Cadet of the National Cadet Corps. She later formed an adventure tourism agency with her husband, where she has works as a trek leader in India and Nepal. She has been a guest instructor for the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute in Darjeeling and undertaken a search and rescue course from the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (Uttarkashi).
For her first trek, aged just 12, she crossed Mountain Dodabeta in the Nilgiri Hills in India. Madhabilata leads treks at the Everest Base Camp, across Nepal at the Annapurna Base Camp and Sandakphu (the highest peak in Nepal). Her treks also include Dzongri and Goecha La both in India. She has been on many expeditions throughout the years including the Kang Yatse mountain in Asia.
In 2018 Madhabilata Amrita Mitra was presented with a Bengal Motivational Leadership Award. Her talks about her life experiences motivates others to go on adventures of their own.
As well as preparing for the Polar Maidens expedition, she is also aiming to climb Mountain Yunum near Baralacha Pass and Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania, within the next few months.
Madhabilata has faced challenges in every aspect of her life. But life has taught her to go beyond her comfort zone and work hard to overcome them.