Anjali Singh Kulkarni
Public health specialist and adjunct associate professor, Indian Institute of Public Health Delhi, Public Health Foundation of India
Working with a keen interest in reproductive and child health, adolescent health, health communications, health equity and advocacy/ policy.
Appu Esthose Suresh
Founder and chief executive officer, Pixstory
Creating the space to build people’s narratives which are alternative, non-singular, personal and political.
Dalit rights activist and founder, DalitWomenFight.org
Leading a grassroots campaign addressing structural violence against the most marginalized women.
Assistant professor, Department of Neurology, National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), India
Unraveling the genetic underpinnings and neural mechanisms of lifestyle factors in patients living with dementia
South Asia lead, 1t.org, World Economic Forum
Working on forest conservation and restoration, keeping Indigenous communities at the center as part of the World Economic Forum’s efforts to accelerate nature-based solutions.
Co-founder and project director, Samvedna Senior Care
Specializing in neuropsychology and providing services for people living with dementia and mental health conditions.
Manager, health systems research, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative
Working on improving the sexual and reproductive health of young girls and women.
Program head, Women Wellness Initiative, Barefoot College
Enabling grassroots leaders to disseminate health information and services by creating inclusive and interactive tools, alongside implementing community co-designed and co-led health initiatives.
Associate director, IDinsight
Leading research and monitoring and evaluation of maternal and child health interventions in India to assess whether rural public health interventions are delivered effectively and equitably.
Labor activist and researcher
Building a movement against the ravaging effects of the occupational disease of silicosis in western India, particularly among stone-carving workers.
Ph.D. student at Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge
Studying as a doctoral candidate in sociology and a Gates Scholar at the University of Cambridge. Co-founded Chitrakoot Collective, a grassroots feminist organization working on all things gender-related.
Founder and director, Adivaani
Amplifying the voices of the Adivasi (the Indigenous people of India) and sharing their experiences through her nonprofit organization, Adivaani.
Digital communications specialist
Working in journalism and development communications, using data and artificial intelligence to trace and document intersectional inequalities across themes: from climate change and public health to discriminatory legislation and religious persecution.
Chapter development manager - Asia-Pacific & Middle-East, Women in Global Health
Leading gender equality and developing women in leadership, as the chapter development manager, Asia-Pacific & Middle East at Women in Global Health.
Founder and chief executive officer, Safe Access Project
Building an ecosystem to advance equitable health care for the LGBTQ community in India through education, advocacy and community organizing.