Graduated from NITK, Surathkal, Santa Santosh Avvanavar started his career as a consultant & soft skills trainer. He has given his extreme contribution to IISc as Placement President. He is a research fellow at University of Eindhoven, University of Twente and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He has around 25 publications of mostly research documents in National and International journals. He is also an author of 16 Conference papers. His major works are “He who Dreams” and “She- Ekla Cholo Re” which received lots of appreciation. He has also taken part as a speaker in 7 TEDx and many women empowerment programs. He is currently RJ at Radio Active CR 90.4, Bangalore’s first community Radio.