Speakers & Jury 2017


Gajra Kottary

Screenwriter of noted serials Balika Vadhu & Astitva | Author [MORE]

Pooja Dhingra

Founder of Le15 Patisserie & Food Writer [MORE]

Shilpa Phadke

Sociologist and Author of Why Loiter? [MORE]

Sudha Menon

Author of Leading Ladies, Columnist & Writing Coach [MORE]

Anusha Singh

Lawyer, Business Editor, and Communications Specialist [MORE]

Rachana Gupta

Happiness Coach and Author of ‘Happiness ki khoj’  [MORE]

Lalita Iyer

Author of The Whole Shebang & Columnist [MORE]

Sharin Bhatti

Co-Founder, The Hive & The Cuckoo Club [MORE]

Nidhi Goyal

Stand Up Comedienne and Activist, Point Of View. [MORE]



Gita Aravamudan

Journalist, Author, Unbound: Indian Women at Work [MORE]

Dhanya Rajendran

Co Founder & Editor- In- Chief, The News Minute [MORE]

Ruchi Verma

Founder of Fit Lounge and Nutritionist [MORE]

Anuradha Kedia

Entrepreneur - Co-Founder, The Better India [MORE]

Anju Maudgal Kadam

Founder & Director at WebTV; Creator #100SareePact [MORE]

Archana Doshi

Publisher; Founder, Archana's Kitchen. [MORE]

Jane De Suza

Children's Book Author, Columnist and Humourist [MORE]

Charmaine Kenita

Founder, Writer, Digital Specialist - Out 'O' Box Content [MORE]

Anoo Bhuyan

Journalist; Health Policy beat at The Wire [MORE]

New Delhi

Natasha Badhwar

Author, Columnist & Independent Filmmaker [MORE]

Nazia Erum

Author, Columnist & Founder, The Luxury Label [MORE]

Sinjini Sengupta

Actuary turned Award-Winning Author & Columnist. [MORE]

Vichitra Amarnathan

Senior Manager, Branded Content, India Today  [MORE]

Madhulika Liddle

Author of The Muzaffar Jang mystery series [MORE]


Vaishna Roy

Journalist; Associate Editor, The Hindu [MORE]

Kirthi Jayakumar

Activist, Artist, Author & Entrepreneur; Red Elephant Foundation [MORE]

Sharada Vijay

Writer, Poet & Co-Founder, Let's Talk Life [MORE]

More Jury Members

Vyjayanti Mogli

Founding Member, Telangana Hijra Intersex Transgender Samiti [MORE]

Sitara Unni

Leads GE Healthcare’s Affordable Care Portfolio across South Asia, ASEAN & Africa markets. [MORE]

Sowmya Rajendran

Author & Film Columnist at The News Minute [MORE]

Prashanthi Reddy

President & Head of Digital Strategy [MORE]