If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
Mr. Aaron Friedland, is an economics lecturer who also doubles up as a social entrepreneur. The founder and executive director of The Walking School Bus - an initiative aimed at spreading eduction in developing countries, Mr. Friedland always strives to be the wind under the wings of young dreams that will help them to take off.
Recipient of the RK Narayan award for her work in the literary field, author of three novels and the memoir 'If I Had To Tell It Again', Gayatri Prabhu has a doctorate in English from the University of Nebraska and currently teaches Literary Studies at Manipal Centre for Humanities. She has championed the cause of mental health among the youth by initiating the Student Support Centre at Manipal.
Mr. Srikaanth Viswanathan, a 47 year-old man driven by his dreams set a world record when he successfully completed a challenging 14 hour swim across the English Channel. Having battled cramps, jellyfish and the chilling cold weather he became the oldest in the country to achieve this Herculean feat!
A lawyer by profession and a social activist by heart, Ms. Megha Bhatia is adamant towards positive change as she works towards the prevention of child sexual abuse with her brain child - Our Voix, a youth led organization that aims to prevent child sexual abuse by encouraging awareness from a primary stage.
With a boast worthy 140, 000 followers on Instagram, Cherry Jain is an emerging personality on social media popularly known to be a video coordinator on POPxo. Her notable writeups on fashion, lifestyle, hairstyle and trends on her blog Much, Too Much has gained a lot of attention.
Sovesh Mohapatra is a scientist, author, philanthropist and an owner of trenchant wits, all at a very young age. His objectives revolve around developing technology enabled solutions aimed at the eradication of human ailments all of which have earned him several accolades and laurels at the national level.
A poignant poet, a cancer survivor, a prominent writer and the Founder of Baatein, a platform where words are used as a weapon to weave magical change in this haywire world, Ms. Chhaya Dabas is on a mission to rekindle the lost tradition of deep conversations and the spirit of life that has faded away in this fast paced world.
An alumni of MIT, Mr. Shubham Jain is an engineer with an extraordinary vision! At such a young age, he became the founder of TresMoto, a company focused in building smart, IOT enabled electric two wheelers. His ideas strive towards building a positive future in the fields if automation and mobility.
A student, a researcher and a creator, Ms. Ankita Modi, a student from MIT has developed ideas to form research cultures for Nosocomial infections in the hope to help people gauge the gravity of what are commonly known as hospital-acquired infections, and to increase the awareness of this seriously overlooked phenomenon.