The First Indian Woman ‘Wildlife Photographer’ of the Year
An award-winning wildlife photographer, explorer, writer, presenter, and filmmaker, Aishwarya is the first Indian woman to win at 'Wildlife Photographer of the Year' and the youngest awardee of Sanctuary Asia’s 'Young Naturalist Award'. She aspires to become an international TV presenter and filmmaker telling impactful stories that will empower the youth to speak up for the protection of the environment.
First International Award-Winning Indian Ballerina
Dhvani is the first and only Indian to bring home the ‘Gold’ for India in ballet & has represented the country in more than 10 International Forums, including opening the show in UNESCO in Greece. Today, Dhvani Kothari is the Artistic Director and Founder of the National Ballet School of India to make ballet more inclusive and showcase India’s talent on the world ballet map.
Famously referred as ‘Asia’s Rugby’s Unstoppable’
The only Indian National Rugby Player in Asia’s top 32 women players and an
ambassador in Asia Rugby’s Unstoppable Campaign envoy, Sandhya overcame
massive challenges to reach the position she is at today. Pursuing a graduate degree
in Sports Management, her aim in life is to encourage more women to take up sports,
Founder of The Raadha Kalpa Dance Company
A world-class Bharatnatyam performer & choreographer, Rukmini founded The 'Raadha Kalpa Method', a pedagogical system of Bharatanatyam that is based on the idea of neutrality. The method cultivates physical precision and imaginative prowess in students. Her dance productions have toured all over the world and she has been appreciated for her creative approach to Bharatanatyam choreography.
Warrior Against Child Abuse
A relentless warrior against Child Sexual Abuse, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of ‘Arpan’, Pooja has impacted millions of children and adults pan India towards fulfilling her vision of building a World Free from Child Sexual Abuse. She embodies the spirit of the modern-day social entrepreneur and has created innovative and effective models that work at scale with a range of stakeholders so that they can prevent Child Sexual Abuse and help heal children who’ve experienced it with counseling and appropriate intervention. To know more, visit www.arpan.org.in
Falguni Vasavada Oza
Body Positivity Advocate
A body positivity and gender equality advocate and an eloquent professor, Falguni is a TEDx Speaker and a double gold medallist who has been teaching Strategic Marketing for 25 years. Taking pride in calling herself a 'Happy Person', her motto of life is – “make the best of whatever you have. Appreciate the positives and live life to the fullest!”