Dr. H.P. Kanoria
Chairman, SREI Foundation
Dr Hari Prasad Kanoria, LLB; D. Litt. is an industrialist, banker, journalist, educationist, philanthropist, and social awakener with the mission and vision for enhancing spiritual value service to humanity and taking up the cause for women's awakening.
He gets his inspiration from the teachings of Paramhamsa Shri Ramakrishna, Swami Vivekananda, Paramhansa Yogonandaji, holy scriptures and other great personalities. His father was a famous businessman and social worker. He completed his education from Presidency & St. Xavier’s College and Bachelor of Law from Calcutta University and became an Advocate at the Calcutta High Court. He also held a legal assignment as the Judge of Lok-Adalat, Calcutta High Court.
Manisha Kanoria Lohia
(CEO & FOUNDER, iSpark HOLISTIC HAPPINESS STUDIO)
Manisha Kanoria Lohia is a Montessori Director, Kathak Teacher and a Mother. She graduated with an Accountancy Honours but her passion to work with children has inspired her to explore different possibilities with them.
Her love and respect for developing children as ‘Independent Individuals’ has been the key factor in the conceptualisation of a place like iSpark. Her main sources of inspiration have been her Father – Dr.H.P.Kanoria, her Brother – Hemant Kanoria, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam and above all, her guru Mahatria Ra. As stated by Mahatria Ra, she truly believes that, “This is the only chance You get to prove Yourself.”
CO-FOUNDER, iSPARK HOLISTIC HAPPINESS STUDIO
Vedant Lohia is a 24-year-old entrepreneur, who graduated from Loyola College with a BSc Physics degree in 2019 and is currently pursuing his Masters in Financial Technology at Imperial College Business School. He runs a social enterprise called “Siragu”, which aims at empowering women from low-income communities, and has recently co-founded an integrated e-warehousing startup called “AnyWare.” Vedant loves to dance, play squash, travel and is passionate about exploring new things.