Guest Lecturers

A.R. Venkatachalapathy

Professor, Madras Institute of Development Studies

Arati Kumar Rao

Travel and narrative journalist

C.P. Chandrasekar

Professor of Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University,
and newspaper columnist

Cristal Williams Chancellor

Director of Communications,
The Women’s Media Center, Washington D.C.

Gautam Menon

Professor, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai

Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Retired IAS officer and diplomat

Joe Ziskovsky

Meteorologist -Watson CloTP -
The Weather Company, an IBM Business

Kanak Mani Dixit

Nepali publisher, Editor - founder Himal Southasian magazine and co-founder of Himalmedia.

Kancha llaiah Shepherd

Writer, Academic & Social Activist

N. Ram

Chairman,
The Hindu Publishing Group

N. Ravi

Publisher, The Hindu Group

Paul Salopek

US journalist and writer
and two time Pulitzer Prize winner

Prem Panicker

Editor, Peepli.org

Rahul Siddharthan

Scholar of Computational Biology, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai

Swapna Sundar

CEO, IP Dome Strategy Advisors Pvt. Ltd.

Leon Brown

Head of Global Meteorological Operations, The Weather Company