Every single one of us, at some point in our lives would have wondered what it must be like to be born and be part of a different culture. Maria Victor, founder of Make it Happen has made that possible. She encourages travel at its purest form. From travelling to unexplored nooks of communities and getting a taste of their culture, she has completely changed the outlook of travel. Leveraging local people and travellers to come together, breaking cultural barriers and giving the best experience for both the travellers and locals is her dream.
Poornima Seetharaman - Game designer
Gaming is a major part of many people’s lives, but have you ever wondered what happens behind the facet of a game? something that started as fun, ended up being a major part of her life. Poornima Seetharaman, a game designer from Bangalore is the first Indian woman to be enlisted in, “ Women in Games Hall of Fame”. She started her way into the world of games in Korea. Her major works include FarmVille, Bio-shock and many more. She is also an avid gamer and her dream project is to combine classical music with gaming. She aspires many young people of our nation to take up game designing as a serious profession.
Megha Jose - Pawsome People Project
I’m sure everybody is an animal lover deep inside, and there are people who take one step forward and showcase their love in a different form, one of them being Megha Jose. She is the founder of The Pawsome People Project, which is an attempt in bringing people to lend support to the Indian Mongrel and showering some love or “paw” to them. She believes that the stray dogs in India have been neglected through years, making people realize their importance and how they are equally important as the high breed dogs termed by the society. Apart from being an ardent animal lover, she can be spotted spending time on the football field and a lover of Chelsea F.C.
Nitin Chordia - Certified Chocolate taster
Ever thought of making a career with your best friend chocolate? I’m sure we’ve all tasted different kinds of chocolates but would’ve never thought that this beauty holds a line for a career. Nitin Chordia is India’s first certified chocolate taster and the founder of Kocotrait, a bean to bar chocolate brand based in Chennai. Apart from that, his brand is also India’s first zero-waste, sustainable and plant friendly, sure he knows how to keep the environment happy and your taste buds too! Coming from a retail business background to this sophisticated job, would be a tale that we’re all dying to know about. He also owns an academy to teach the process of chocolate making, now that’s more interesting.