Seema Kohli's works reveal a claiming of feminine subjectivities and her brings into focus a woman's intellect, thought, dreams and realities. Her brush excavates, discovers and brings into focus, sights and sounds of this world within a world, capturing creation in creation, unearthing the cycle of life from under the miscellany of living.
Being the Founder and Co-director of the Jaipur Literature Festival, Namita Gokhale has written six novels, a collection of short stories and several works of nonfiction. Gokhale has conceptualized the famous International Festival of Indian Literature, Neemrana 2002, and also The Africa Asia Literary Conference, 2006.
Anuradha Pal is a world-renowned, multifaceted Tabla prodigy, multi-percussionist and Music composer and has been hailed as theFirst Professional Female Tabla playerin the world.
A disciple of tabla legends Late Ustad Alla Rakha and Zakir Hussain, she became the first and the youngest woman Indian musician to perform at the WOMAD Festival in 1999, where she presented her band Stree Shakti - Asia’s first and much acclaimed all-female, percussion based vocal-instrumental ensemble, for 150,000 fans.
Lina began her career by designing in 1987 for her retail outlet at the Oberoi, Mumbai and has been in the fashion industry for more than two decades. In 1996, she launched her label LlNARIKA which is now sold in over 30 stores in India as well as the U.K., Southeast Africa and the Middle East.
Carving a niche in the fashion arena, Lina Tipnis is known for diffusion and prêt clothing and has showcased her line of designs at various fashion weeks like Lakme Fashion Week, Banaglore Fashion Week and Rajasthan Fashion Week. Tipnis is the only Indian designer to have designed for Queen Rania of Jordon.
Dr. Mrudula Phadke
Dr. Phadke has been the first woman Vice Chancellor of Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), Nasik. She has been a Consultant in UNICEF. She has been the Recipient of President of India’s Medal. Dr. Phadke has intense involvement in patient care, student teaching and research while working as Professor of Pediatrics. She Set up & enhanced the Department of Genetics at B.J. Medical college – the only center in Western Maharashtra, started with the help of Govt. of Maharashtra, Dept of Science & technology, Dept. of Biotechnology.
T K Anuradha
T K Anuradha played the lead role in ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) Indian Space programs as Project Manager, Deputy Project Director and Associate Project Director for Indian Remote Sensing and Indian Navigation programs.