Anand is a reformer in chemically-free farming technique and aspires to create a food forest. Founder of The Eco Factory Foundation, he firmly believes in ‘Waste to Wealth’ and ‘Waste to Health’.
With proficiency in Atmospheric Chemistry, Anoop is a scientist at the Centre for Climate Change Research, IITM. His yearning to bring science to the commons led to the formation of Pune Science on Tap where the conversation on science is jovial and sociable.
Polymer scientist and a co-founder at the BioMed Innovations Pvt. Ltd., Anuya’s is currently leading the efforts of silk-based research at the National Chemical Laboratory in Pune.
Emotional Intelligence Educator
Juhi advocates the power of emotions in creating a healthier, more cohesive and compassionate society. Through research and alternative educational approaches at her organization, Light Up, she equips children to lead an emotionally balanced life.
A Product Designer, Electrical Engineer, and a Cartoonist, Sandip redefines everyday objects with utmost simplicity brushed with a unique sense of style. His works are exhibited at the Danish Design Museum in Copenhagen under permanent collections.
Rishabh Gupta, the co-founder of Redwings Labs, aspires to change the last-mile logistics in the healthcare sector. Aimed to bring technology closer to the community, his company has developed drones for long-range flights, surveillance, aerial mapping and cargo delivery services.
Young Change Maker
A young girl of 17, Saleha is determinant to break the taboo on menstruation. She advocates on education, health, and sanitation on platforms like Save the Children and WASH4LIFE in her community. She is a recipient of Savitribai Phule Award and a nominee to the International Peace Prize for Children.
A physician, pharmacologist, neuroscientist, corporate R&D executive, and an entrepreneur, Swaminathan’s interests revolve around helping people prevent chronic lifestyle diseases. He seconds that Sleep is the ultimate mystery and mastering it is the holy grail of health.
Vipul Panchal | Folk Masti
A lyrics writer and music composer, Vipul is the founding member of the music band, Folk Masti. Inspired by Raghu Dixit’s project and Indian Ocean’s music, the band composes sound that has Indian-ness with a touch of western elements.