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ARCHANA DOSHI

ARCHANA DOSHI

Founder, Archana's Kitchen

She was the inspiration behind Google India’s first ever TV campaign, has a following of 800,000 people online, writes, cooks, blogs and does it all from the comfort of her home. Archana Doshi is the founder of


CHHAVI RAJAWAT

CHHAVI RAJAWAT

Sarpanch, Soda Village

Chhavi Rajawat is the Sarpanch of Soda, a village in Rajasthan. An MBA who ditched her corporate career to single handedly transform her ancestral village, Chhavi is a go-getter and do-gooder all in one. He...



GAURI SHINDE

GAURI SHINDE

Director and film maker

Gauri Shinde is the award-winning writer-director of the feature film English Vinglish, and has written and directed over 100 short films and ad films. Her debut feature, English Vinglish, made its mark on Indian cinema for its fresh take on the Indian family and red...



GEETHA NARAYANAN

GEETHA NARAYANAN

Founder, Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology

Geetha’s journey in education went from being a school-teacher in the late 70s, to the Founder-Director of her brain-child, the Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, the only institution in th...



JANE CHEN

JANE CHEN

Entrepreneur and innovator

Jane Chen is a global innovator and thinker who has significantly changed the healthcare landscape. Jane is the co-founder and CEO of Embrace Innovations, a social enterprise that aims to help millions o...



JASMEEN PATHEJA

JASMEEN PATHEJA

Founder, Blank Noise

Cat calls, whistling, ogling, staring. All these are unwelcome invitations that women are regularly greeted with on the streets. So Jasmeen Patheja decided to do something about it. Her volunteer aka ‘Action Heroes’ led grassroots initiative, Blank Noise ...



KALKI KOECHLIN

KALKI KOECHLIN

Actress & Writer

An actor and writer of critical acclaim, Kalki has breathed life into a range of characters from Shakespearean theatrical adaptations and award-winning Dev D to fun and lively Zindagi Na Mliegi Dobara to recently released Ek Thi Daayan, with ease and charisma.



LAVANYA SANKARAN

LAVANYA SANKARAN

Author

Lavanya Sankaran is the best-selling author of The Hope Factory and The Red Carpet. Her Dickensian writing has won critical acclaim; she brings chaotic, enchanting and alluring India to life thro...



NAINA KRISHNA MURTHY

NAINA KRISHNA MURTHY

Lawyer

Naina Krishna Murthy, the Founder and Managing Partner at K Law, is making waves in the corporate and legal sectors. Naina’s vision, has today, made K Law one of the leading law firms in the country and paved the way for integrated legal services in India. She ...



RASHMI MISRA

RASHMI MISRA

Founder, VIDYA

Rashmi Misra is the Founder and Chairperson of VIDYA – an NGO that provides holistic education, skills training and healthcare to less privileged children and women in New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalo...