Name: Nutan Barthi
Role with World Unite!: Shared apartment manager, support of participants
Languages: English, Hindi
Nutan is managing cleanliness, order and meals at the Shared Apartment in Jaipur. She is arranging the weekly cultural activities for participants such as Yoga and cooking lessons. Additionally, she is picking up participants from the airport and supporting them during their time in Jaipur.
What degree(s) do you have?
I have a Bachelor degree in commerce and will soon be starting my Master's degree in marketing.
What did you do before starting your work at World Unite!?
I was working in a similar field of cultural exchange as a coordinator.
What is your role at World Unite!?
I am the manager in our shared apartment in Jaipur, and I take care of pick-ups and drop-offs, maintenance of the shared apartment, coordination of food, and provision of workshops to participants.
What do you enjoy the most about working at World Unite!?
Overall the work is very interesting as I meet new people and get to know their culture. I enjoy most organizing cultural workshops for the participants such as teaching them Hindi, cooking workshops, etc.
What place at your location do you find most enjoyable to spend your leisure at?
Peackock restaurant is my top favorite as it has a royal atmosphere.
What is your favorite local food, and where can it be found?
South Indian food like Idli Sambr, Dosa and it is possible to find it anywhere as there are many restaurants serving them.
What should participants coming to your location make sure not to miss?
Eating golgapa, sightseeing to Taj Mahal, Hawa Mahal and shopping in Bapu Bazaar.
Do you have any hobbies or special interest, and where can you do your hobbies at your location?
I love photography and with Indian crazy colorful reality it is possible to click interesting photos nearly anywhere.
What is the most memorable episode that you have experienced with a World Unite! participant?
The most memorable episode is our tenting in Pushkar and drinking chai under clear sky there.