A former Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, Vienna and Governor for India of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna and Ambassador to Austria and Slovenia (2000-2004), T.P. Sreenivasan has served in the Indian Foreign Service for 37 years.

Preethi was the youngest-ever member of the Tamil Nadu Women’s Cricket Team and a state gold medallist in swimming. She met with an accident at the age of 18, which left her paralysed below the neck, but she refused to be defeated by circumstance. She chose to look beyond her limitations and embraced her role as an instrument of the divine, becoming the founder of Soulfree, which helps set thousands of souls free. Preethi now seeks to spread love, light and laughter in the world, as she sees this as her purpose in life.

Ishani Lauren Naidu facilitates Ayurveda and Vedanta workshops internationally under the mentorship of her guru, Acharya Shunya. Ishani’s children’s book, ‘The Song at the Heart of the River’, weaves themes of Ayurveda and Vedanta in a nature-based story of finding health and happiness.

Mrs Srisha Mohandoss is an edupreneur who has already imprinted indelible impressions in the school education sector. She co-founded Ruh Early Years, a unique preschool in Coimbatore. She works as the Director of Education of SSVM Institutions simultaneously.

Dr Hussaina Azgar is the principal at SSVM Cambridge Campus. She is a trusted mentor, skilled at collaboration and building relationships with students, colleagues, and parents. A multilingual, fluent in English, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Arabic and Urdu, she reads books on philosophy in those languages. Her unwavering commitment to nurturing confidence and self-esteem is exemplified by her open lines of communication and welcoming attitude.

Shreeya, a Grade-10 student of SSVM World School, is a Digital Storyteller who creates impactful stories for children with special needs. She volunteered virtually during the pandemic to support children in the literacy programme. Shreeya is also an environmental enthusiast and works at the grassroots level to raise awareness about sustainability. Her article on ‘Lake preservation’ was published in ‘The Hindu In School’.

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