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List of facilitators and speakers for #TRW2021. More speakers to be added.

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NILIMA BHAT

Founder-Director Shakti Leadership

Nilima Bhat is a leader in the fields of Personal Mastery, Leadership, Gender Equality and Wellbeing. Coauthor of two books, Shakti Leadership and My Cancer Is Me, she is the Founder of the global Shakti Fellowship Program for women changemakers.

KRISTIN ENGVIG

Founder and CEO WIN

Kristin Engvig is the founder and CEO of WIN & WINConference. She is a renowned thought leader, speaker and the driving force behind WIN's activities and the evolution of the feminine leadership journey.

SONJA KLOPCIC

Director, AEIOU Leadership

Experienced CEO, chair of the board and crisis manager, mentor and developer of AEIOU leadership. I provide impetus for change and pave new ways by seeking justice for all.

NEELA BHATTACHARYA SAXENA

Professor of English and Women’s Studies

Neela Bhattacharya Saxena, Professor of English and Women’s Studies, Nassau Community College, NY, is the author of two books and writes a blog called Stand Under the Mother Principle.

 
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ANIL GROVOR

Professional Coach

Professional Coach, Founder & Chairman of Atmatva with Section 8 Non-Profit (New Delhi), Consulting (Bangalore), Digital (Hyderabad) and Network (Global) of Practitioners.

ARUN WAKHLU

Coach & Facilitator

“Arun Wakhlu” is the label given to an expression of the Infinite Field of Silent, Witnessing Awareness….which is also all there is! He plays many roles (Leader, Coach, Facilitator, Social Architect, Poet, Initiator of Movements, Writer, and Actor).

ASHWITA GOEL

Reiki and Meditation Coach

Through personal, group and corporate sessions in the last 15 years, Ashwita has helped people heal from a wide range of problems, whether physical, mental, emotional, relationship or career issues.

CHRISTINE ARYLO

Founder, Expanding Possibility

Christine Arylo, MBA, is a transformational leadership advisor, social impact entrepreneur, and four-time best-selling author. Blending traditional leadership techniques gained from 25 years of corporate & entrepreneurial experience with 20+ years of wisdom study in yogic science, body-mind-heart integration, & intuitive thinking

 
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DR. LESLIE FAERSTEIN

Licensed Pscyhotherapist

Leslie has over 40 years establishing and leading nonprofit organizations. She is a licensed psychotherapist specializing in Eating Disorders.

DR. RAIN LIM

Founder, RainHeartWisdom

Dr. Rain Annie Lim is an entrepreneur, speaker, and coach. Rain has inspired thousands from across the globe with her signature program SEEDS Leadership, designed to overcome adversity.

DRISHYA PATHAK

Youth Mentor, Protect Our Planet Movement

A distinguished scholar and a Master’s in Health Management. Undergraduate in Microbiology from University of Delhi. She has presented several ground breaking reports in the area of public health like UHC Civil Society and Community Consultation,

ELLAEENAH JADEFIRE

Spiritual Mentor & Counsellor

Spiritual mentor and counsellor, teacher of meditation, Bach Flower therapist, and health facilitator. Therapy and counselling sessions consist of body therapy using crystals, music, meditation, and Bach Flower remedies, as well as talk therapy.

 
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DR. IRENA ATELJEVIC

Founder, Terra Merra

Dr Irena Ateljevic is a visionary and an acclaimed academic in the field of sustainable development through community and individual empowerment .Her passion for social justice and human development in numerous projects on economic and social transformation has taken her all around the world

IRIS SADEH ROSLER

Senior Organization Development Consultant

Iris is an Organizational consultant, True Purpose coach and facilitator with 20 years of experience. She enables leaders (and teams) to bring themselves to the fullest at work and at their personal lives. Iris leads workshops, personally coaches leaders and facilitates outdoor special retreats for higher managements.

ISHITA SHARMA

Founding Director,
Come To Center

Founding Director of Come to Center, Ishita Sharma integrates timeless and timely wisdom to elevate human consciousness from the inside out. She helps her clients heal disconnects and mine the gold hidden in their biggest challenges to embody their deepest awakening, and harvest the joy of a fully lived Life!

JEANNE RAHILLY

Spiritual Mentor & Counsellor

Jeanne is a conscious leadership coach and event designer who offers individual and group programs as well as workshops aimed at self-mastery. She has worked 17 years in the event industry. She has been passionate in self-development since 1997 and practice daily mindfulness.

 
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JEREMY SOLOMONS

Leadership Coach, Writer & Peacemaker

Jeremy Solomons is a UK-born and Rwanda-based, independent, global leadership coach, writer and peacemaker, who aims to bridge the Neo-Colonial divide between the Global North and South. In 2020, he co-founded the Globally Conscious Peacemakers (GCP) online forum, which has grown to a global community of 300+ practitioners in 40 +countries.

KIARA WINDRIDER

Author, Healer, & Therapist

Kiara has trained in various forms of bodywork, breath work, hypnotherapy, and shamanic healing. He is currently focused on planetary healing using a system of anchoring divine light known as Ilahinoor. He is the author of several books, including Gaia Luminous and Homo Luminous

WIEBKE HANSEN

The Business Whisperer

Wiebke has trained with teachers of native wisdom traditions and now brings this ancient wisdom to modern economy.In her consulting business she looks at the health of organizations and their people and supports individuals seeking new life and career paths.

SUKHVINDER SIRCAR

Coach and Facilitator

Sukhvinder Sircar is a coach, a facilitator of personal transformation and a behavioural scientist. She midwifes the Divine Feminine through gatherings of women in different parts of the world. Her teaching comes from her own embodied journey to know herself.

 
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POONAM ILLURI

Artist & Yoga Teacher

Poonam is an artist, textile designer, yoga teacher, natural farmer, Environmentalist, Alternatve healer and naturalist.She has studied different modalities in healing, from herbs to Bach flower to Eft and other energy work.

THERESE HEINISCH

Activist, Researcher, & Yoga Teacher

Therese holds a MA in Traditions of Yoga and Meditation from SOAS, University of London and completed two hatha yoga teacher trainings (820h). She co-founded The Pink House, a movement for holistic and empowered health in Kosovo. In workshops and teacher trainings she focuses on empowerment, alignment and philosophy.

KIM NORMAND DOBRIN

Cofounder & CEO, Free The Mind Co

Kim is an Ashoka Fellow and studied at Harvard Kennedy School of International Studies. Best selling author in South Africa and co-author of an inspiring book range – Freeing Freddie the Dream Weaver. Kim is committed to making positive change in the world by giving real life skills and tools to live a smoother, more meaingful fulfilled life.

YASMINE EL BAGGARI

Founder and CEO, Voyaj

Yasmine El Baggari, a native of Morocco and California based is passionate about connecting people and bridging cultures to encourage a more peaceful caring world.

 
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AANCHAL KAPUR

Facilitator-Trainer, Communication Specialist

Aanchal works with a gender and intersectionalities approach in building capacities, advising and strengthening developmental programming in the social sector. She is the founder of a non-profit organisation, Kriti: a development praxis and communication team.

ANNALISE JENNINGS

Business and Community Strategist 

Bringing a blend of corporate professionalism, profound humanity, and indigenous wisdom, Annalise dedicates her life’s work to bringing the age-old principles of belonging, connectedness, and caring for the whole into mainstream groups

RASHI BUNNY

Founder, Banjara Theatre

Rashi Bunny is an internationally Awarded Solo Performer, Theatre Director & Founder Banjara Theatre. Known for her 20 yrs of Transformational work Pan India in creating & conducting EXPERIENTIAL workshops based on tools of Theatre, Art, Films, Music, Movement & Meditation, she has touched lives of thousands of children, youth, women & corporates through plays & workshops for Self-Connect & Empowerment.

REBECCA SALTMAN

Founder, DisruptForGood.Life

Rebecca Saltman is a visionary of change and rabble-rouser for good. She believes OUR big work is to establish a future that is equally distributed, and women’s voices are critical. Her purpose is to ensure impact where all women are seen, heard, and believed.

 
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ANANTHANARAYANAN

Chief-Mentor, Ritambhara

Raghu has been a long­term disciple of Yogacharya T Krishnamacharya and Desikachar and has many decades of experience in teaching Yoga. While the core of his approach is based on the Krishnamaachaarya tradition, he also brings in aspects of experiential learning and introspection that make it contemporary and accessible.

RAJESH P I

Theater Practitioner

I am a theatre practitioner since 1993. I run a theatre group called 'The Actors Collective'. Over the years I have facilitated theatre workshops for educational institutions, corporates and for the general public. The theatre form most close to me is Playback Theatre.

NAVEEN VASUDEVAN

Cofounder, Ritambhara

Naveen is a student of Yoga. Over the last 15 years he has been engaged with the questions: "What does it mean to live meaningfully in today's times?" and "How may I offer the best of myself to the Whole?". This ongoing journey has been richly rewarding and fulfilling. He is a co-founder of Ritambhara and the founder of pūrṇam.

SURUCHI AULAKH

Theater Practitioner

Suruchi is a theatre professional who helps individuals and organizations tap into their inner potential through the medium of theatre. She has a rich theatre experience – a career spanning over 20 years, both on stage and in teaching the dramatic arts.

 
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NITHYA SHANTI

Spiritual teacher and former Buddhist monk

I invite people to step into their presence until it reveals their essence. My endeavour is to do this in a lighthearted and playful way. I used to be a Buddhist Monk and practiced in various forest meditation monasteries. I’m a friend on this journey back to right here.

QUANITA ROBERSON

Author, shaman, coach, consultant, spiritual guide,  and motivational speaker

I am a facilitator dedicated to addressing embedded trauma. I am a spiritual teacher, speaker, author, life coach, and a storyteller. My work over the past 20 years has been focused in the areas of healing, initiation, grief, leadership, diversity, and inclusion.

OANA JUNCU

Agile leadership DJ

Oana Juncu likes to call herself an an Agile Shakti Leadership DJ who mixes in the flow whatever leadership coaching and organizational Dynamics practices will make individuals and teams proud of their outcomes.

REVITAL CHITAYAT

Mentor, Guide and Professional Life-Changer

Using a variety of methods including Voice Dialogue, Guided Meditation, Connection to Higher Guidance and more, I work with reluctant messengers around commiting to their calling, sharing their message and impacting the world. I lead workshops, offer lectures and teach about the potential of heart-connected choices.

 
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RHEA DSOUZA

Founder and CEO, Kabila Consulting

I am a Doula - My vocation. My role is to walk my own path of integration and in doing so help be the bridge for others..between arts and science, light and darl , love and grief, birth and death, boundaries and freedom and reconcile with this TRUTH we know deep down we are and never were separate.

ROYSTON FLUDE

President, CSPOC

Royston (BSc Physics, MA Counselling and PhD, University of Manchester) has senior level links with governments in the USA, the European Union and the Pacific Rim. Having had senior positions in International Organisations and been an Executive Mentor across a range of professions, he is considered a leading authority in the field of Change Management and Education.

RUKMINI IYER

Director, Exult! Solutions

I work at the intersection of business and peace.

SHAKU SELVAKUMAR

Founder, Activateen

Shaku Selvakumar is a marketing innovation leader with multi-country, multinational and start-up experience having worked for Fortune 500 companies like IBM, Shell Oil, and fast growth startups like Webify Solutions and CognitiveScale. She is also the founder of Activateen which develops programs for teens and young adults.

 
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SHASHANK KALRA

CEO, Youth Alliance

Shashank leads Youth Alliance, an India-based non-profit organisation which envisions a world where each individual lives & leads in harmony with oneself, others and nature. Youth Alliance conducts learning journeys for young people across India designed to raise awareness of complex social issues and support people to transition to social change careers.

VIJAY BHAT

Founder, Cancer Awakens and Director, Roots & Wings

Vijay serves as a trusted advisor to CEO’s who face the turbulence of a ‘volatile-uncertain-complex-ambiguous’ (VUCA) world. He has pioneered cancer coaching in India with the vision “Many millions must survive; one million must thrive”.

SUZY SINGH

Author 

Author of the International Best selling book, 7 Karma Codes, available in English, Italian & Serbian, Suzy Singh is a Mental Health Coach, International Speaker, Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, Karma Coach, YouTube Educator & Grief Counsellor.

KAWTAR EL ALAOUI

Conscious Togetherness

Kawtar is a conscious leadership coach and facilitator. Her work supports the creation of empowering, and peaceful mindsets and cultures based on the pillars of self-awareness, emotional regulation, conscious communication, and collaboration, trauma informed relating, and diversity and inclusion.

 
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ASH PACHAURI

Founder, The Protect Our Planet Movement

Ash is a Behavioral Scientist, Health and Sustainable Development Expert. He is a Technical Adviser for the WHO.

DR. NORMA PATRICIA

Head of Climate Change Council for the Presidency of the Mexican Republic.

A renowned biologist, with a PhD in biological oceanography and marine biochemistry specialty.

VANESSA HERNANDEZ

POP Youth Mentor

Vanessa is passionate about protecting our planet and has committed herself to preserving the environment through every possible way in which she can contribute. She is completing her Bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Biology at the University of Guadalajara, Mexico, and has joined the POP Movement to lend her knowledge and skills as an ecologist to the youth of the world.

SUDHA PRABHU

CEO at Atmatva Consulting

HR professional with 15 years of broad based experience in HR Consulting and Generalist roles including Organization Development, Performance and Change Management; Assessment Centre's and Competency Development; Learning & Development; Employee Engagement; etc.

 
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ANDREA JACOB

Founder of The Kind Capsule project (TKC)

Movement Specialist, Creative Director of The Living Earth Trust, Chennai and Founder of The Kind Capsule project (TKC). She transcends her language of Movement across all ages 6months - 95 yr olds. Prisons,Juvenile homes, Educational institutions, Inclusive spaces, Old age homes, Orphanages,Corporate entities, Animal spaces are her areas of focus.

KEJAL SAVLA

Facilitator, The Blue Ribbon Movement

Kejal is a facilitator and convenes a youth-led movement at The Blue Ribbon Movement (BRM). Over the years, she has been part of co-envisioning BRM's transition from an NGO to youth-led  movement that re-defines leadership structures. This youth-led movement practices non-violent leadership through collective decision making

ABHISHEK THAKORE

Cofounder, The Blue Ribbon Movement

Abhishek Thakore - Abhishek Thakore co-founded The Blue Ribbon Movement, an organization in Mumbai that is harnessing the power of collective action through an evolving ecosystem of projects aimed at personal growth and social transformation. He is the author of 3 books and has been involved with organizations like India Against Corruption, Center for Civil Society, and Rotaract Movement in different capacities.

YEN-LU CHOW

Executive Chairman, WholeTree Foundation; Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, Asia Institute of Mentoring

He is a former Apple Distinguished Technologist, successful entrepreneur, angel investor, mentor and advisor, social innovator, philanthropist and humanist. He is on a life mission to help bring about a kinder, gentler, more inclusive, more just, and sustainable world.

 
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SUDHIR GANDOTRA

Organizing Team, World Humanist Forum

A Humanist working with Silo's Message since 1980, where the aim is to transform one's life while simultaneously helping others do the same as a selfless action.

MUJEEB KHAN

Founding Partner, Wisdom Collaborative

A great part of my life is spent in meditation, witnessing myself, cleansing my heart and praying for healing and wellness. My dreams are of human awakening, catalysing wellness in our world. I teach a little and mostly from Islamic sources viz., Quran, Sunnah and Seerah which are foundations of my own awakening.

BRENDA BLASINGAME

Strategic generative BIPOC leader

Strong and abiding history of working on issues of social justice, equity and systems change in the areas of public health, early childhood development and education. My professional work has always been about what I have a passion for and care deeply about.

IRASEMA GARCIA

Director of Equity, Inclusion & Diversity (EID) at GRID Alternatives

Strong and abiding history of working on issues of social justice, equity and systems change in the areas of public health, early childhood development and education. My professional work has always been about what I have a passion for and care deeply about.

 
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PERVIN SHROFF

Master / Teacher Level in Sekhem & Reiki and Magnified Healing

I work with the energies of Compassion and Love which I believe are the ultimate in Healing. I have worked with refugees at Christian Action and with cancer patients giving hands-on healing.Due to the pandemic we now have Zoom sessions in Healing and Meditation. There is nothing more satisfying and rewarding than watching a client appreciate and smile at the end of a session.

PANKAJ RISHI

Independent Motion Pictures and Film Professional

Pankaj is a one-man crew producing, directing, shooting and editing his own films under the banner of Kumar Talkies. These include Pather Chujaeri, The Vote, Gharat, 3 Men and a Bulb, Punches n Ponytails, Seeds of Dissent, In God’s Land.

ASIF IQBAL

Cofounder, Dhanak

Asif Iqbal is co-founder of Dhanak an organisation of interfaith/caste couples. The organisation works of the issues of forced marriage and honour crime. He has also worked on the issues of human rights with several sangathans based in remotest parts of country. He also is associated with child rights and is an ex-member of Child Welfare Committee, South Delhi

AKANKSHA SHARMA

Dhanak

Akanksha Sharma is a Dhanak's member since last 6 years. After going through the struggle to get hitched to her beau, she also got hitched to the fight for Right to Choose. 
She works as a Program Manager in a leading MNC and likes to read during her me-time.

 
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JEROO MULLA

Ex-Head of the Social Communications Media Department, Sophia Polytechnic

She has been teaching film appreciation, photography and the Fundamental Concepts of Communications, and supervising student documentaries at the Sophia Polytechnic for over thirty years since 1979. Currently she continues to teach film and photography as a visiting faculty at Sophia Polytechnic and at various other media institutes such as Xavier’s Institute of Communications and Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communications.

MANISH VYAS

Founder and CEO, AUM Konglomerate

As I turn close to 30, I have garnered about 22 years of work and volunteering experience as I started working at 8 years old. I currently run a consulting firm called AUM Konglomerate & volunteer with Oppia Foundation among a few others in my spare time. Extensive background in marketing, branding, operations and business plan formulation.

SHIVANI GUPTA

Behavioral Science Lead, Fractal Dimension

Shivani lives for stories, and writes them too. She works as a behaviour architect, facilitator and experience curator. She has performed at the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, been a winner of the Mumbai Poetry Slam, published by DelSlam and covered by Forbes for her spoken word poetry. With everything she does, she tries her best everyday, to create and become a safe, inclusive, hug-filled home for anyone who needs it.

KIRAN REDDY

Managing Director, Helm of Eight

A big proponent of pursuing Voluntary, Nonprofit and For Profit engagements in parallel. A law graduate with a background in leadership development, grassroots capacity building as well as dialog in policy, with 8 years in community and an enabler in the ecosystem across Startups, Enterprise, Non profits and the overarching Impact Landscape.

 
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MILA POPOVICH

Founder of EVOLving Leadership

Mila Popovich is the founder of EVOLving Leadership – program, practice and community for transformational leadership. She is an independent academic and a systems scientist, an international lecturer and speaker specializing in humanities, gender studies, transdisciplinary research, sustainability, cultural diplomacy and creative sides to future

RYAN BELL

Co-Founder & Chief Strategist at FeelReal Co.

Ryan is honored to leverage his diverse skills and experiences to advance social wellness by creating spaces for people to come together in dialogue and community—just as we do when we gather around the table. These are the themes at the heart of Purpose to the People: a Handbook for Radical Transformation, which Ryan co-authored with the Brooklyn Center for Sacred Activism. As a chef Ryan organized voter registration events and community meals.

AFKE VAN MANSUM

Hypnotherapist and NLP Life Coach

Afke qualified as a hypnotherapist & NLP life coach after a successful corporate career of 20 years. Since finalizing a post-graduate in psychology, which included family constellations, transactional analysis & NLP, Afke has focused on trauma therapy for men and women with an abusive past, burn-out, depression or chronic illness. Her clients often face intergenerational patterns, which are hard to break without changing the somatic and neurological pathways with were part of their upbringing.