INK Global Foundation is hosting a INK Fellows Roadshow to the U.S. between 8 - 18 October 2023.See Program Details
INK Global Foundation is hosting a INK Fellows Roadshow to the U.S. between 8 – 18 October 2023.
The goal of the this tour is to:
About the INK Fellows Program
The INK Fellows Program is a global community of impact-makers and disruptive thinkers who are shaping the future of the world. We accelerate their journeys and take them to their next orbit of global impact.
We work with organizations and individuals who support UN SDG goals. Since the inception of the program in 2010, the work of INK Fellows has collectively reached >35 million people across the globe.
About the INK Fellows Roadshow
To continue with our past efforts of showcasing our INK India Fellows in the U.S.-India corridor, IGF has organized multi-city road shows in the U.S. in the Fall of 2023. The Fellows will get an opportunity to present INK style Talks to various Universities, Foundations, Corporations. The purpose of the Roadshow is to increase the public’s awareness of the amazing work of these Fellows. This roadshow would help us showcase new India and its innovators to the rest of the world.
Ankit Agarwal is the Founder-CEO of Phool. co, a social enterprise that has pioneered the ‘flowercycling®’ technologies to reduce the pollution in the Rivers Ganges, by up-cycling the vast quantities of flower temple waste in India. At Phool.co, over 11.4 tons of temple waste is collected daily in Uttar Pradesh & Bihar and converted into charcoal-free incense and an animal-free alternative to leather called Fleather (PETA’s Best Innovation in the Vegan World 2020).
Anshulika brings with her over a decade of experience in the Media and Entertainment industry. She launched her entrepreneurial venture called Wishberry in 2012, which was India’s first crowdfunding platform for creative artists. In 2018, she also forayed into film production, and her Tamil film Mandela was also shortlisted among the 14 films being considered for India’s entry to the Oscars in 2021. She is currently working on Writers INK, a nationwide skill-building initiative in the area of written storytelling.
Manvendra is a visionary in the climate change/sustainable development space and also has a fascination for distant lands, their heritage, and extraordinary stories led him to establish boutique hotels – Suryagarh-Jaisalmer, Narendra Bhawan-Bikaner, and Mary Budden Estate- Binsar.He started restoring old forts and palaces to make them into culture hubs and incubation labs and for the past decade, he has immersed his efforts in the Dhun project. Dhun is envisioned as an intentional community and sustainable habitat for 8,500 individuals.
With more than 20 years experience as a chemical ecologist, Shannon combines cutting-edge science with compassionate listening to help communities, organizations, businesses, and governments develop sustainable climate resilience that incorporates their needs and values. Shannon is the founder and Global Director of the echo network, an international social innovation model that uses the scientific process to ensure better translation of new knowledge & technologies to enhance sustainable development in emerging economies. Shannon also serves through the echo network’s international hub as Special Scientific Envoy to India with the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences (ATV).
Siddharth is an entrepreneur, a dedicated researcher, and an ardent advocate for technological advancements in neurotechnology. His relentless pursuit of understanding the intricacies of the human brain, which started in 2010, has led him to the creation of Zeuron.ai, an innovative platform set to revolutionize the way we comprehend and approach brain health.
Sandith is an ambitious marine transport solution provider and as the founder of Navalt group, he is aiming to help save fuel and money by using better design, renewable energy, and analytics. He completed his Naval architecture from IIT Madras and has worked in the best shipyards in South Korea and Japan. After INSEAD, he started a design consultancy to offer better ship design. A chance encounter led his team to make the first solar boat in their garage that also won the Limca Book of Records for the “Fastest Solar Boat in India” in 2011.
Veera is the CEO of Sustainable Living Lab, a sustainability consulting firm with operations in Singapore, Indonesia, India, and the US. He is concurrently the CEO of edm8ker, an ed-tech firm that delivers teacher professional development. He has more than a decade of professional experience in sustainability, foresight, corporate innovation, and AI skilling.