Sonal Kapoor

Sonal Kapoor, Founder Director of Protsahan India Foundation, a young non-profit that is making waves across the globe for innovatively using creative education for at-risk street children rescued from red light areas, slums, drugs and disabilities. A microbiologist-MBA who quit the herd mentality of 9-5 work schedules to follow her heart and bring change to transform lives.

Sonal is considered one of the most inspiring young social entrepreneurs in the world and was recently covered and interviewed by Economic Times, Times Of India, Asian Age, Tehelka, Your story, CNBC and several others. She was recently chosen to represent India at the World Bank-IMF, Annual Meetings 2011 in Washington DC. She blogs for the World Bank, has spoken at several Tedx conferences and strongly believes that it is the youth that can bridge gaps and foster healthy dialogue amongst nations today.