Rajesh Bhat, co-founder & Managing Trustee of Head Held High, hails from a small village in Sirsi, Karnataka. After completing his engineering, he started working as a software engineer for an Infosys incubated Company called On Mobile.
Lokesh Venkataswamy, Managing Director of Innomantra Consulting. He is an IP Strategist where he advise the number of organizations to design and achieve their innovation and intellectual property goals. A PGDBA (MBA) graduate in
Bhasker Sharma, A Trustee in Gita Krishnamurthy Trust involved in fund raising, strategy and development of Gita Krishnamurthy Vidyalaya a school for underprivileged people. He was also a Giving Manager – India & APJ (Corporate CSR) in
Varun Hemachandran, Founder of Talking Earth. A graduate in Bachelor of Science in Visual communication. He worked as President, Make A Difference Organization and Partner Business Development in Marengo Communications and designated as
Dr. Vasanthakumari Jayaraman is based in Chennai and has been working as a Learning Adviser and Consultant Psychologist for the last two decades. She is passionate about meeting people, coaching, mentoring, guiding, counselling and
Sujay Santra, Founder & CEO of IKURE. Before IKURE, he was a Solution Architect in Oracle, Team Lead at IBM, System Executive at NIIT Technologies Pvt Ltd. Founder & Owner of Denicasoft Consulting that caters for E-commerce. He completed
Percy Ghaswala, narrated his two decades journey, challenges and opportunities with the Ghaswala Vision Foundation, a charitable trust the foundation supports various activities related to eye care and blindness in general but the main focus of the
Anuj Mehra illustrated how Mahindra Finance is Impacting lives in Rural India but also with commercial viability. Some of the beneficiaries of this project are a Weaver who earns a mere 700 rupees, a lady who collects waste from textile and sells them,a lady
Madan Padaki started his talk by saying “Every Changemaker has to Entrepreneur and Every Entrepreneur has to be a Changemaker and that is when world will be a better place.” Madan’s approach to this talk was bit unique as he started by
Amit Alex delivered a very well-articulated and informative talk on the topic “What it takes for an initiative to be funding ready?” He started his talk by explaining various funding options available for For-Profit organizations and Non-Profit organization
Jonathan is the Co-Founder and CEO of ThinAir Water. He is a graduate of Imperial College with a BSc (Hons) in Biotechnology (1st). He is currently driving the growth and momentum of ThinAir, a startup that he co-founded which is providing the solution
Mac McKenzie illustrated this very informative and useful talk on “The Seven Transformations of Leadership.” The aorta of this topic is to understand stages of leadership an individual goes through in his/her lifetime.He started his talk with a text
Manish Kothari illustrated how “Creating Sustainable and Impactful Social Interventions to Bring About Change” Manish started his talk by explaining different stages of social interventions: (i) Engage (ii) Connect (iii) First Interventions (iv) Empowering
Sandeep Rai took a unique approach to explain the topic of “Essential Ingredients of Entrepreneurs.” He started this talk by giving his background from his childhood to present day life and his journey with his current organization Teach for India.
Anand’s approach to this talk was unique. He initiated a semantic discussion that helped everyone to gain more perspective about the concept of a social entrepreneur and Change maker. He used Aristotelian logic, by his questions in the discussion it helped the
On 20th February 2016, 300+ people from India and around the world congregated at the Annual Event of GAP with the intention of collaborating and finding more powerful ways to deal with the pressing problems of poverty.
On the 85th anniversary of the Dandi March – a movement where Mahatma Gandhi led thousands of Indians to claim their economic and political rights – the first convention of GAP (Global Action on Poverty) took off at Sabarmati Gandhi Ashram, Ahmedabad, catalyse other leaders on another journey.