Rashmi Sawant

Rashmi

Rashmi Sawant

Founder , Culture Aangan

India

An acclaimed community tourism entrepreneur leading a successful enterprise contributing to the conservation of bio-diversity, environment, arts, crafts and promoting rural livelihood Rashmi’s passion for travel and exploring cultures led her to showcase for the first ever time indigenous tribal art and crafts forms in the international Edinburgh festival. She has also been the passion driven soul behind the Mumbai Festival. The experiences she gained further propelled her into starting her own startup company in sustainable rural tourism. Her pilot initiative in the rural villages of Maharashtra, especially in the Konkan region, strengthened her resolve that sustainable development and conservation of indigenous art forms and work traditions is very much possible through tourism as the focul point. Her enterprise, Culture Aangan Tourism Pvt Ltd, has now scaled in 2 more states in India; Rajasthan and Uttarakhand. She envisions to establish rural tourism clusters across the country and beyond. Linkedin Link: /www.linkedin.com/in/rashmi-sawant Facebook Link:www.facebook.com/CultureAanganHolidays Website Link :www.cultureaangan.co