Hari Kiran Vadlamani, is a social entrepreneur and founder of Indic Academy.
Vijayalakshmi Vijayakumar is the Director of CSP and the founder secretary of Heritage Parampara a not-for-profit trust. She has flown powered aircrafts, played state level softball, danced Bharatanatyam, given talks on culture and heritage, organized conferences, been on the Central Film and Censor Board, the National Advisory Board for Philately and is a freelance designer and copywriter too. Heritage trust conducts two annual well-known festivals, Gudiya Sambhrama and Srishti Sambhrama, the Earth Mother Festival. A third festival that premiered in 2018 was The Heritage Drive, a 1100 km motor sport rally that took participants to heritage temples and included tree planting as well. She loves story telling, her approach is creative and innovative. She is presently writing a novel based on historical events in India
Aparna M Sridhar
Aparna M Sridhar is an independent writer, researcher. She was previously the editor for Center for Soft Power and a consulting editor for Arts at Indic Today. Aparna is a senior journalist and editor, with decades of experience in journalism and allied fields. She is a DFID scholar with a Masters (with Distinction) from the Scarman Centre for Public Order from the University of Leicester, UK, a graduate of the Asian College of Journalism, Bangalore (now Chennai).
Aparna successfully edited a much-appreciated monthly Indian classical music magazine called, Saamagaana, The First Melody, for over four years. Earlier, she has worked with many mainstream newspapers, and she continues to free-lance for leading dailies. Her interest in classical arts, heritage, and Indic knowledge systems, and their place both within modern India as well as on the International stage, brought her to the Center for Soft Power.
Varsha Venkataraman is a graduate in Applied Microbiology and Cancer Studies. She has avid interest in Ayurveda and wishes to focus on the integrative approach of ayurveda and modern medicine in the treatment of cancer. Away from work, she is avid reader and enjoys a game of cricket. Twitter handle: @VarshaVRaman
Arunima Gupta is Principal at Network of Indian Cultural Enterprises (NICE). She tweets @ArunimaGupta03.