Traveller | Diversity and Inclusion | Motivational Speaker
From being amputated at the age of 9 to working at an MNC and a pass out from IIM Bangalore, Kshitiz Aneja has proved that no disability can hold back inspiration. He has proved that everything is just a matter of perspective. If we have the correct attitude and mindset toward life no setbacks can hold us back.
Santoor Player | Musician
Ninad is a promising Santoor player of his generation. He belongs to a family of musicians. His father who is also his Guru, Dr. Dhananjay Daithankar is a senior Santoor maestro while his mother Dr. Swati Daithankar is a Bharatnatyam exponent. So, having been born into a family of musicians, Ninad was fascinated by the sound of Santoor from early childhood. At the age of 12, Ninad started receiving his formal training in Santoor from his father & Guru Dr. Dhananjay Daithankar (Disciple of Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma) and he has been practicing Santoor for many years now. Ninad has also completed his M.A. (Santoor) from Bharati Vidyapeeth's performing center with distinction.
Mrs. World 2022-23
Sargam graduated from the University of Jammu with a master’s degree in English Literature and bachelor’s degrees in Science and Education. Sargam taught English and English Literature to middle school and high school students at Stephen’s International School in Jammu and Oak Valley International School in Visakhapatnam, for four years until she decided to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming a model and advocate for body positivity and mental health awareness to young ladies. She was crowned Mrs. World 2022 at the annual Mrs. World pageant held on Saturday, December 17, 2022, at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Competing among 56 other married women, vying for the coveted title of Mrs. World, Sargam Koushal claimed the title and brought back the crown to mother India after 21 years. She is married to Naval Officer, Lt. Cdr. Aditya Manohar Sharma.
Forbes Asia Under 30 - Class of 2022 | Entrepreneur | Co-Founder at D-Alive Health Pvt Ltd
Sarrah Kapasi is the Co-founder of D-Alive Health, India’s first company to provide holistic wellness solutions specially designed only for people with diabetes. It all started when she visited her father’s office every weekend to witness how a business ran and wanted to do the same when she grew up. Throughout her life, she had seen her father suffering from diabetes which implored in her the will to set up a business with a cause. She set out to solve her father’s problem and the problems of every other diabetic patient out there. Today along with her father, M N Kapasi, and childhood friend Alfiya Attarwala, Sarrah Kapasi has taken the company to the top of the organic shelves in the nascent but growing diabetic food market.
Airline Pilot with Airindia Ltd. | Influencer
Shivani Kalra, who is now a Captain, was fresh out of college when her father gave her an article about aviation. Nobody could have predicted that this piece would pique her interest in flying and direct her career. So much so that she decided to enroll herself at the Delhi Flying Club the next week. In 2022, after more than ten years of perseverance, unwavering dedication, and family support, Kalra valiantly piloted the historic evacuation flight from Bucharest, Romania, to return 249 Indian students to their homes safely. Captain Kalra, the face of "Operation Ganga," became a global role model for ladies "who dared to dream."
Kathak Dancer | Choreographer | Writer | Storyteller
Sudip Chakraborty is an internationally acclaimed Kathak artist and the Director of The Nirvana Arts Foundation. He has been practitioner of this dance from for over the last two decades. He has been trained under Gurus like, Shri Pranab Sanyal and Shri Sandip Mallick, in Kolkata. Later, in pursuit of learning the nuances of the dance more deeply he made his journey to Delhi and has been under the guidance of renowned Guru Pandit Jai Kishan Maharaj Ji. He has taken training in Pakhawaj under Pt. Ravi Shankar Upadhayye Ji. Sudip is currently educating young minds to develop their artistic potentials and working on Dance Theatre productions.