Founder Director, The Circle of Joy Retreats
Minnku is a Post graduate in Economics from Punjab University(Chandigarh), Diploma holder in Human Resource from Uk. She has embraced many healing modalities – Mindful Practitioner, Certified Pranic Healer, Kriya yoga initiate ( Mahasa Lahiri lineage), “Emotion code” practitioner and a certified Facilitator for “Cutting the ties that bind “( Phyllis Krystal).
Having lived in nine countries across the globe, she brings with her a diverse range of narratives and experiences and speaks, reads and writes Spanish and Malay, English, Hindi, and Punjabi .
Her passion and skills at public speaking has involved her in many leadership dialogues, economic forums and conferences and has led delegations, judged various beauty pageants, emceed panel discussions, been invited to be keynote speaker at UWIC (United Womens International Congress, 2014) where she delivered a Masterclass on Women empowerment in the presence of Her Excellency Ambasador Dr.Deerja Bavdez Kuret ( Embassy of Slovenia) and H.E Elizabeth Paula Napeyok, High Commisioner Uganda. Her articles on Mindfulness, Woman Empowerment and advocacy of movement from Fast to Slow fashion often appear in major newspapers/ tabloids like Fashion bud and Ritz magazines and on Radio FM.
A person of diverse professional interests and engagements her vibrant personality, sharp organizational and networking skills earned her the post of Chairperson of Fashion Chapter of Karnataka, ALL ( All ladies league, which acclaims 90,000 members worldwide) and recently received “Woman of Excellence” Award, at Women Economic Forum, Delhi, 2018. Her new Love and Purpose in Life coupled with her rapid inner transformation and deeper grasp and understanding of the higher consciousness, she was appointed as India Ambassador by 1million Mediators foundation, and has led Meditations for audience of thousands online.
As an active Social activist and Contributor – spearheads an award winner “Waste Segregation at source ” project, and plays a Key role in fund raising events with MNC partnerships, in aid and support of the NGO – Aim for Seva, that provides Value education to a few thousand rural and tribal children. She has flawlessly curated and executed many exceptional events with prominent organizations like ALL, ArtMantram, in Bangalore that has helped raise funds for other NGo’s.
She is also an avid photographer (she has won awards amongst stiff completion), an Artist (her paintings and installations have sold at Art Bengaluru and retains clients like Microsoft Mumbai (www.minkubuttar.com), dabbles in fiction writing and her very first short story (“The only way up is down”),was chosen to be published in online magazine thegoodcity.com.
She is the Founder and Designer of “Minksse” ( a very unique Fashion Label that has been seen in major Fashion shows in India, and has elite clientele all over the world) and is now propagating Mindful lifestyle and consumption through sustainable, eco-friendly fabrics.
She has recently moved into Mindful wellness space and has launched a chain of Retreats in 2019, called “The circle of Joy Retreats”. Her vision is to spread Joy, wisdom and engineer a happier living quotient.(www.thecircleofjoy.com).