Mentors are your window to the world! We hold regular workshops, jamming sessions, talks, discussions, walks and classes with with mentors. Mentors are scholars, academicians, artists, innovators, storytellers and industry practitioners from the world over to share their experiences and start a chain of education and lifelong mentorship.
Vikramjit Singh RoopraiStoryteller
Vikramjit Singh Rooprai is a heritage activist and educationist. He is better known as the founder of India's largest Heritage-Hobby club, the Heritage Photography Club and Youth for Heritage Foundation.
He has been a professional screenwriter for 20 years with films like Drohkaal, Ghulam, The Legend of Bhagat Singh and Raajneeti to his credit.
He is the Head of Screenwriting at Whistling Woods, as well as Honorary Head of Screenplay Writing at FTII, a course that he began in 2004.
Apart from being a script consultant on several films, he also conducts workshops and seminars on screenwriting in India and abroad.
Anurupa RoyPuppeteer and Storyteller
An international puppeteer with various international awards now heads KATKATHA trust. Has worked at Vani Prakashan and Salaam Baalak Trust.
Studied Puppet Theatre at Dramatiska Institutet, University of Stockholm, Sweden and Scuola De la guaratelle, Naples, Italy.
She has completed her graduation from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi, India.
Stephanos George EapenStrategic Innovation
A Strategic and Functional Innovation practitioner with a research background, co-developed the framework - Innovation 3x. Designed, delivered workshops and facilitated strategic interventions globally with large multinational clients.He has been a professor at INSEAD. He is Principal Consultant - Strategic Innovation at Innomantra Consulting Private Limited (INSEAD).
Ameen HaqueBrand Storyteller
A Story Coach who train leaders and entrepreneurs in storytelling, crafting narratives, telling their personal stories, story spotting and use story and story-based frameworks to help organizations navigate change, align culture & values and inspire action along desired goals. He is the founder of Storywallahs.
A two-decade-long career in advertising and a parallel journey as an actor in theatre Graduate Degree in Business Administration from Sardar Patel University followed up by a Course in Advertising Media Planning from MICA, attended a Global Program on Luxury Management by IIM-A in collaboration with Essec, Paris.
Dr. Amit NagpalBrand Storyteller
Co-Author (Amazon Bestseller) Personal Branding, Storytelling and Beyond.
An Inspirational Storyteller, who assists deeply passionate entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs share their stories which inspire action, connect emotionally and build a reputation.
He has done an Advanced Program in Digital Marketing - NIIT Imperia and PhD, New Media - Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya
His Publications: Personal Branding, Storytelling & Beyond, The Seven Joys of Life
From News to Infotainment to Tamasha (Foreword by Dr Vartika Nanda)
Deepti PantStrategic Innovation & Storyteller
A well-renowned storyteller and filmmaker. She has performed as a storyteller in various colleges, corporate and also at festivals like Kumaon literature festival, Jaipur Literature Festival and many more
A design educator and corporate trainer for more than 20 years. She is alumni of FTII and NID.
Piyush SinghBrand Storyteller
A graduate of Lucknow University, he further attended college at NIFT Mumbai for Communication Design. His rapid growth curve focused on widening his horizons by working as a copywriter and writing plays, stories and songs which won him wide appreciation not only from business leaders but also from the former President of India, Hon’ble Dr Abdul Kalam.
A Direction and Screenwriting graduate from FTII, class of 2001, he has done various films and documentaries and has been the chief assistant director to Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Currently, he is in the process of directing his own film.
She is the Direction pass out of FTII (2005) and has worked in various documentaries and films as an assistant director.
Shishir JenaVisual Communicator
Shishir Kumar Jena was born in an Artist Family at village Baulakhaladi under Kaptipada. He got an artistic incline in his upbringing as his father Sri Kushanath Jena is also a well-known artist in the state.
For his excellence in Pattachitra, he received CSAC STATE AWARD From Lalit Kala Academy, Bhubaneswar Odisha in the year 2000.
He is one of the very few artists who is trying to keep the ancient art of Pattachitra or art on cloth, alive.
Sandeep VarmaStrategic Innovation
An alluminai of Istituto Europeo di Design.
Currently working as a Director Business Development at Studio34 Designart (P) Ltd. Istituto Europeo di Design. Also worked as an Assistant Professor at MIT Institute of Design.
She is acknowledged as an executive coach with a psychology background and ability to ask powerful questions, she is able to help her clients connect the dots from challenge to opportunity with a seamless transfer of knowledge and wisdom. A coach who brings a sense of calm, compassion, empathy and unwavering commitment to ethics and fundamentals with her approach. She is a certified Executive Coach from Coach University, USA, affiliated to the ICF (International Coach Federation)
Jyoti has coached over 200 executives, business owners and individual performers internationally for leadership and work life balance. She is currently associated as an Executive Coach, consultant, and behavioural trainer with various corporates.
Gayatrè SehgalSoft Skills Trainer
She is an Image Consultant trained by ICBI under the curriculum of the Conselle Institute of Image Management, USA, headed by Judith Rasband, one of the first Certified Image Master (CIM) in the world. Gayatree has an MBA (Marketing) from Indiana University, USA and graduated in Apparel Manufacturing from National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), India before that. She is the Founder & Director of "The Image 360" that provides image solutions to individuals & organizations. Gayatree has an innate ability and passion when it comes to coaching and mentoring individuals formally/informally. For further details