Prof. Aakash Singh Rathore is a professor, author and an Ironman triathlete. He is an International Fellow of the Centre for Ethics and Global Politics in Rome, Italy, and has been a Professor at the universities of Delhi, Toronto, Rutgers, U-Penn, Louvain, Berlin, and Rome. He has authored 19 books.
Prof. Manoj Jha was a lecturer at Department of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia and Delhi University. He was the HoD at the Department of Social Work in Delhi School of Social Work, DU. He is currently a member of the Rajya Sabha in the Indian Parliament from the state of Bihar and also the spokesperson of the Rashtriya Janata Dal.
Dr. Ganesh N. Devy is a cultural activist and thinker. He is best known for creating the People's Linguistic Survey of India and the Adivasis Academy. He launched the Dakshinayan (southward) movement of artists, writers and intellectuals that follows the ideas of Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. BR Ambedkar.He was awarded the Padmashree in 2014.
Ruchi is founder and director of the Future of India Foundation, a non-partisan foundation for big-picture thinking on youth issues. She is former national in-charge of the largest progressive student union in the world with more than 40 lakh registered members. Ruchi has almost 15 years of experience working in the Indian political and social sector space and has written extensively on policy and political issues in all the English language national newspapers and journals. Ruchi is co-editing the Youth Volume in Samruddha Bharat Foundation’s “Rethinking India” series being published by Penguin. Before coming back to India, she was a consultant with McKinsey & Co. in New York City. Collected writings are available at rgupta.substack.com
Salil Shetty was the Secretary-General of Amnesty International and the Director of the United Nations Millennium Campaign. Before joining the UN, he served as the Chief Executive of ActionAid. He was appointed a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Carr Centre for Human Rights for the academic year 2018-2019.
Salman Khurshid Alam Khan served as the union minister of External Affairs, Law and Justice, and Minority Affairs, in the governent of India. He is also a Designated Senior Council in the Supreme Court of India, a prolific writer and columnist. A senior member of the Indian National Congress, he started his career as his political career as an Officer on Special Duty in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) under Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. He was also the President of the Delhi Public School Society and Dr. Zakir Hussain Study Circle. He was also the Patron of the Mother Teresa Memorial Trust.
Ravi Negi is an advertising and media marketing professional who has worked with global agencies like Mediacom, Starcom, Universal McCann, Madison and Zenith Optimedia. He has handled multinational accounts like Coca Cola, Sony Electronics, Dabur, Glaxo SmithKline Beecham, Honda, Johnson & Johnson, India Today, Hindustan Times, Indian National Congress(2004 & 2009 Lok Sabha), BJP (1999 Lok Sabha), among others. He was ranked among the top media strategist by Economic Times. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer of News-Platform and Swaraj Express channel.
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