Director, Thermax Limited and Rajya Sabha MP
Anu Aga is a Director on the Board of Thermax Limited, the engineering company that offers systems and solutions in the areas of energy and environment. Aga has been focusing on social causes and is closely associated with the Thermax Foundation. Her area of interest is Education and she is keenly involved with an NGO called Akanksha, which promotes education for underprivileged children in Mumbai and Pune. She is also the chairperson on the Board for ‘Teach for India' which attempts to bridge the inequity in education and is actively involved with its initiatives.
Executive Director, Wildlife Protection Society of India
Belinda is one of the leading faces of wildlife conservation in India. As a wildlife photographer, documentary filmmaker and as the Founder of Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI), she is constantly working at conserving wildlife.
Vice President Marketing, L'Oreal Consumer Division
A passionate marketer and self-confessed FMCG loyalist, Manashi Guha has spent over 15 years in sales and marketing across different sectors. Prior to L'Oreal, Manashi was with General Mills and Parrys Confectionery, part of the Murugappa Group and worked on leading global brands like Pillsbury, Trix & Nature Valley.
A strong believer in equal opportunities for women, she championed the cause of 'Women of Worth' - a well-known social recognition program for virtually unknown women working to empower the underprivileged across sectors of education, health, industry, art and environment.
Dr Pinky Anand
Additional Solicitor General
Dr Pinky Anand is a Senior Advocate at the Supreme Court of India with a distinguished practice in diverse areas. She is serving as an Additional Solicitor General of India at the Supreme Court. Dr Pinky Anand is also a recipient of French National Order of Merit by President of the French Republic. She has received several awards for excellence in law including FICCI and Bharat Nirman.
Dr Prannoy Roy
Executive Co-Chairperson, NDTV Group
Prannoy Roy brought the country to the edge of its seat with his innate knack of translating the complicated facts of election politics and budget number crunching into straight-to-the-point analysis. Several years and thousands of anchoring hours on, he has questioned and examined salient facts about how the news affects his viewers' lives.
Dr Roy has a doctorate in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics and is a Qualified Chartered Accountant from London.
Dr Ranjana Kumari
Director, Centre for Social Research and President, Women Power Connect
Dr Ranjana Kumari is a prominent activist and widely regarded as a leading force in the women's movement in India. Dr Ranjana Kumari is Director of the Centre for Social Research (CSR), President of Women Power Connect (WPC). She is also an author of 9 books, including the world famous, Brides Are Not For Burning and Women In Decision Making. As an activist in the women's movement, and ardent supporter of reservation of seats for women in parliament, Dr Ranjana Kumari has actively campaigned for the issue for over a decade.
Padma Shri Awardee, Co-Founder, Indian Angel Network and NASSCOM
Saurabh Srivastava is one of India's leading IT entrepreneurs, angel investors and venture capitalists. He has worked extensively in the US, UK, India and Singapore and has held senior executive positions with leading international companies such as IBM and Unisys.
He founded one of India's most successful and trend setting software companies, IIS Infotech Ltd. which became India's 11th largest software company within 4 years of inception.
Kathak Danseuse and Padma Shri Awardee
Shovana Narayan is an outstanding dancer, an artist with a cause, an accomplished government servant; there are myriad of expressions one can use to describe Shovana Narayan. Shovana Narayan is also a Padma Shri Awardee, not only is she one of the best Kathak danseuses in the world, she is also an artist who has adapted her dance form to raise modern day issues through it.