Ms. Anjali Gopalan

Ms. Anjali Gopalan is the Founder and Executive Director of the Naz Foundation (India) Trust, a Delhi-based NGO dedicated to fighting HIV/AIDS. In the early 1980s, Anjali began working on issues related to HIV/AIDS and marginalized communities in the United States....

Nand Kishore Chaudhary

Weaver.Thinker.Doer Mr. Nand Kishore Chaudhary (NKC), the founder of Jaipur Rugs, is a globally acclaimed social entrepreneur and is often referred to as “Gandhi of carpet industry”. In the year 1978, NKC started his carpet business with just 2 looms and 9 artisans....

Noorjehan Safia Niaz

Noorjehan Safia Niaz  is the co-founder of Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan [BMMA], a secular, autonomous mass based national movement of Muslim women. She is also the Founder member and Managing Trustee of Ashana Trust which works towards supporting initiatives of...

Dr Shalini Sarin

  Dr Shalini Sarin has about three decades of Corporate experience as the head of HR in India, Europe and global across geographies. Shalini has led and lived through several organization transformations, mergers, acquisitions, IPOs and Organization Restructuring. She...

Sohini Bhattacharya

President and CEO – Breakthrough At Breakthrough, Sohini is responsible for establishing a strong resource base, contribute to institution building and think strategically about sustainability. She also helps develop Breakthrough’s effective, efficient, and...

Vartika Joshi

Lieutenant Commander of women crew of the Indian Navy on board the naval vessel INSV Tarini The all-women crew of the Indian Navy on board the naval vessel INSV Tarini,  which did the historic circumnavigation of the globe, over eight months after it set sail from...

Zainab Patel

Born in Mumbai, Zainab is a transgender person and is one of the petitioners in the National Legal Services Authority v. Union of India case on transgender rights. As a consultant on human rights and development, Zainab provides technical support on human rights and...