Social Media Influencer and Independent Artist
Co-founder of an NGO called Acid Survivors Saahas Foundation in 2016, Anmol was just 2
months old when few drops of acid scarred her for life. A popular Instagram celeb, she urges
people to embrace themselves the way they are. Recently, she made her debut in a phenomenal
short film “Aunty Ji” alongside Ms. Shabana Azmi.
Dr. Hosne Ara Begum
Founder of TMSS- Thengamara Mohila Sabuj Sangha, a women-oriented leading Bangladeshi
organization working for alleviation of poverty and empowerment of women. She is a scientist
with a thesis in agricultural research. Currently, she is a full-time executive director of TMSS.
Founder and director of the non-profit organization- Rising Flame, Ms Nidhi Goyal is a
disability rights and gender justice activist. Appointed to the global civil society advisory group
of UN women’s Executive Director, she also sits on the advisory board of “Voice” a grant
making facility by the Dutch Ministry. She is India’s first female disabled stand-up comedian
artist and uses humor to challenge prevalent notions of disability.
Miss Deaf Asia 2018
A multi-talented person as she is, Nishtha Dudeja, won the titles of Miss Deaf India 2018 and
Miss Deaf Asia 2018. She is pursuing her M.A. Economics from Mithibai College, Mumbai. She
has won many medals in Judo, has been an International Lawn Tennis player and has also
represented India in Deaflympics – 2013, World Deaf Tennis Championship – 2015 and
Lieutenant Commander Indian Navy
She ventured into open ocean sailing in 2014 and undertook the first cross peninsular voyage by
an Indian woman from Goa to Port Blair. She was selected as part of the Indian Navy’s all
women circumnavigation team in 2015. She was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 04 July
11, in the air traffic control cadre.
Fashion and Lifestyle Blogger
Fashion/Travel/Lifestyle blogger and has got the privilege to work with leading brands like
JimmyChoo, Hermes, Visitabudhabhi, Oppo, Maybelline, Johnnie Walker, Coach, Vivo, Loreal
etc. She is a fashion enthusiast, who is on her way to buy everything pretty and hoard her closet.
She roots for fashion essentials over living essentials.
Prof. Umashankar Venkatesh is an educational entrepreneur who has helped launch five
Institutions of higher learning in India. With a Ph.D. in the area of Consumer Behavior, he
promotes research by being a PhD supervisor for many universities besides being a reviewer of
reputed journals viz. Vikalpa (IIM-A); Emerald Group Publishing etc. He has authored a book on
Services Management among numerous other research publications to his credit.