Dr. Priya Virmani
Founder & Director at EmPOWer Art
Dr. Virmani was awarded a PhD from the University of Bristol, UK. She is a TED Speaker and has given talks on topics ranging from globalisation; political economy; entrepreneurship; women’s rights and the non-profit sector to psychology and motivation in various countries including India, China, the USA, the UK, Ireland, India, Austria and Puerto Rico. As a Political and Economic Analyst Dr. Virmani contributes regularly to BBC Radio and writes for publications across the globe including The Guardian, London and The New Statesman, London. She has been a panellist on television channels including the Indian channels NDTV and India Today. She is the Founder and Director of Paint Our World, a humanitarian art project that empowers and rehabilitates underserved children who have endured unimaginable trauma www.paintourworld.org. As a mentor she has worked with corporates and individuals empowering them to define and realise their goals.