Dr. Olayinka UmarFarouk

Dr. Olayinka Umar-Farouk is a medical doctor and public health specialist with keen interest in healthcare management & reforms, health literacy, integrated service delivery & access, with bias for child health and gender equity. She has over fourteen years’ experience in the public, private and non-for-profit sectors in Nigeria.  She works as the Deputy Project …

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Deepshika Yadav

I am an aspiring Futurist and the Founder of “World we Desire”(global) and Startup Jugalbandi (India based) communities. Having spent a number of years working at Accenture and Capgemini, I am now focusing on facilitating Design Thinking and Futures Thinking workshops. My strengths lie in designing deep and playful sessions. Join me in any of …

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Thejaswi Shivanand

Thejaswi Shivanand is a children’s library educator and curator at Champaca Bookstore and Children’s Library. He was for many years a teacher and library educator at Centre for Learning school, Bangalore and is currently on the faculty of the Library Educator’s Course conducted by Bookworm Library, Goa. 

Dr. Lalitha Raman

Dean & H.O.D Commerce and Management Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous, Bangalore. A dynamic professional with over 3 decades (36 years) of rich experience in teaching, planning & managing the department of commerce and Management. Proven skills in managing teams to work in sync with the institution set parameters & motivating them for achieving excellence in …

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Janani Devarajan

Janani is an Engineer who studied AI at Cornell University and worked in  Telecommunications in the USA, Defence in India, Digital Maps and Self-navigating cars for BMW. She is now studying  Ethics in AI. In between answering existential questions from her children, improving her german and hindustani music,  she is writing dystopian science fiction. She …

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s a host of this podcast, Krishna interacts with inspiring women who chose to pursue a passion apart from their regular roles. The podcast also has conversation with women with expertise on specific topics and shares ACTIONABLE strategies relevant for Indian women. She also writes the monthly column “Mirror on the Wall”, on Deccan Herald. …

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Vidhya Y

Vidhya is visually impaired since birth. She had to overcome immense challenges to navigate life as a blind person, as she was born in a village, which had no resources for a blind child. She had to overcome several obstacles throughout her education, especially to study subjects such as Math and Science due to their …

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Sujani Raned

I’m Sujani Raned, part of management team at Mitra for lIfe, a non profit working towards empowering children & young adults with Autism & Special needs. I am an engineering graduate and have 10 plus years of work exp6 in the IT industry. Growing-up alongside a family member with disability, and experienced the challenges, lack …

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Vijai Krishna Rajagopal

Vijai Krishna Rajagopal, is the Director of Centre for Learning, Leadership and Excellence(CLLE). He is also the Director of the Vidyaniketan Group of Institutions, Bangalore. Starting his early career as a software engineer, he completed his Master’s in Educational Management (Hons) from the University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia. As an academic, over the last …

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Vijaya Rao

 I worked as a volunteer at Spastics Society of Karnataka before joining the organization as a special educator, and then as a computer teacher and at present I am working as the Head of the Computer training & Assistive Technology.  I have been associated with the Organization for the last 20 years. I have worked …

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