Kindness
follows you Everywhere
Mar 5-7, 2021
Virtual Platform
A Global Symposium on the Science, Politics, Ethics and Practicality of Everyday Kindness.
Through the inspiring stories of people's journeys, we will shed light on the various faces of kindness, brainstorm how to break stereotypes, and challenge the existing perceptions of kindness, philanthropy & charity.
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03
Creative Days
32+
Inspiring Speakers
10+
Interactive Workshops
3000+
Global Attendees

What’s in store for you!

Kindness Pillar
A collective of various support organisations
Mentorship Cell
Participate in a Mentorship Cell
Kindness & Art
A gallery showcasing various perspective on how kindness presents itself in Daily life
Interactive Experiences
Multiple Interactive Experiences & themed entertainment and gaming zones
Kindness Speaks
Kindness Speaks — The voices of the youth on their experience & perspective of kindness
Performances
Performances by Artists across various fields
India’s first International Kindness Festival is brought to you in a virtual space designed and created especially for you. This Festival promises to be an unparalleled experience, addressing an aspect of life which is neutral to age, gender, professional field or industry.

Learn more about what we have planned for you across all 3 days!
Explore Festival

Why you should attend

Inspire
Hear motivating stories of people's journeys and learn how to inspire others. Get a glimpse into the different faces of kindness to create a positive impact on the world.
Understand
Respect & value different cultures through global conversation to explore what your role in the whole.
Empower
Equip yourself with tools and the confidence to make an impact, big or small, starting today.
Brainstorm
To break stereotypes and challenge the existing perceptions of kindness, philanthropy and charity.

Speakers

California, USA
Tim Disney

Philanthropist

Chennai, India
S. Gurumurthy

Chartered Accountant, Editor - Tughlak

Johannesburg, South Africa
Stephen McGown

Longest Held Al-Qaeda Captive

Pune, India
Nithya Shanti

Spiritual Teacher

Chennai, India
Sanjuktha M

Animal Communicator & Energy Healer

Mumbai, India
Kiran Khalap

Brand Consultant (chlorophyll.in)  

Chennai, India
Basu Shankar

Ex-Head Strength & Conditioning Coach (Indian Cricket Team)

New Delhi, India
Lalitha Kumaramangalam

Former Head of NCW

California, USA
Ronald Riggio

Professor, Organizational Psychology

Chicago, USA
Nicole Dreiske

Author & Educational Innovator

California, USA
Rajesh Setty

Serial Entrepreneur

Chennai, India
Rajiv Lochan

Wholetime Director, Sundaram Finance Ltd

Mumbai, India
Ravi Krishnan

Co-founder, Stepathlon

Pomaia, Italy
Shweta Katti

UN Youth Courage Award Winner

Virginia, USA
Vinay Kumar

Author, Leadership & Executive Coach

Goa. India
Dr Shanthie D'Souza

Defence & Strategic Studies Expert

Oxford, UK
Annabel Daly

Director - Researcher Marketing

Oxford University Press

Massachusetts, USA
Anthony Febo

Poet, Teaching Artist

Massachusetts, USA
Jennie Kristel

Expressive Arts Therapist

Mumbai, India
Zakira Shaikh

Acid Attack Survivor

Hyderabad, India
Payal Kapoor

Disability Inclusion Evangelist

New Delhi, India
Sonal Kapoor

Director, Protsahan India Foundation

Bangalore, India
Nivedha RM

CEO & Founder, Trashcon Labs Pvt Ltd

Chennai, India
Vikram Sridhar

Performance Storyteller

Ranganathan Thota

CEO & Founder, Fuel-a-Dream

Chennai, India
Erinda Shah

Founder & Managing Director MHFA India

USA
Mariel

Mindfulness/Kindness Teacher

Chennai, India
Maya Soni

Member, The Kindness Foundation

Bangalore, India
Yash Tiwari

Youth Mentor & Public Speaker

Heidi Cuppari

Founder & Executive Director, DreamTank

Pratik Gauri

DreamTank NextGen Innovation Fellow

Schedule

5 March
Day 01
1:00pm - 9:00pm IST
6 March
Day 02
1:00pm - 9:00pm IST
7 March
Day 03
1:00pm - 9:00pm IST
5 March
Day 01
7:30am - 3:30pm GMT
Topic
6 March
Day 02
7:30am - 3:30pm GMT
Topic
7 March
Day 03
7:30am - 3:30pm GMT
Topic
5 March
Day 01
7:30am - 3:30pm PST
Topic
6 March
Day 02
7:30am - 3:30pm PST
Topic
7 March
Day 03
7:30am - 3:30pm PST
Topic
5 March
Day 01
2:30am - 10:30am EST
Topic
6 March
Day 02
2:30am - 10:30am EST
Topic
7 March
Day 03
2:30am - 10:30am EST
Topic
5 March
Day 01
6:30pm - 2:30am AET
Topic
6 March
Day 02
6:30pm - 2:30am AET
Topic
7 March
Day 03
6:30pm - 2:30am AET
Topic
5 March
Day 01
1:00pm - 9:00pm IST
Talks by
Tim Disney
Keynote
Shweta Katti
Kranti - A Revolutionary Story of Compassion from Mumbai’s Red-Light District
Rajesh Setty
The Art of Fierce Kindness
Payal Kapoor
The Power of Humanity - Through my Eyes
Nicole Dreiske
Screen Smart - Re-Humanizing the Way We use Technology
Jennie Kristel
What Makes You Storm? - Kindness in the Face of Hidden Anger
Workshops by
Payal Kapoor
Maya Soni
Shweta Katti
Nandini Murali

"You can sit with me" - Examining tolerance, acceptance and Inclusion
Panel Discussion
Mariel
Mindfulness for Teachers - Building a mindfulness practise to survive and thrive in the school year
Rajesh Setty
The fierce kindness Workshop
Nandini Murali
Coming Soon
Nicole Dreiske
Screen Smart: Tools for igniting our humanity before using technology
Sanjuktha M
Coming Soon
6 March
Day 02
1:00pm - 9:00pm IST
Talks by
Anthony Febo
Coming Soon
Interview: Zakira Shaikh
The Million Dollar Smile: An Empowering Story of Resilience & Survival
Interview: Stephen McGowan & Dr. Shanthie Marie D'Souza
6 Years with Al-Qaeda: The Stephen McGowan Story
Lalitha Kumaramangalam
Shakthi Unleashed - Be Yourself. Love Yourself. Don't Apologise.
Ravi Krishnan
Empathy & Health - A Modern Approach to Well-being
Ronald Riggio
Coming Soon
Vinay Kumar
Coming Soon
Gurumurthy
Building Empathic Social Equity for a Nation
Workshops by
Kiran Khalap
Nivedha
Sonal Kapoor
Yamuna Sastry

Kindness - Or Disguised Selfishness?A Branding Legend chats with Young Impact-makers
Panel Discussion
Vinay Kumar
The Power of Perspective
Swapna Shetty
Coming Soon
Anthony Febo
Coming Soon
Payal Kapoor
Coming Soon
Ranganath Thota
Coming Soon
7 March
Day 03
1:00pm - 9:00pm IST
Talks by
Nithya Shanti
Connection Before Correction - The Journey from Frustrating to Fulfilling Relationships
Rajiv Lochan
Coming Soon
Basu Shankar
Embrace the Rat Race – A Realist’s Approach to Tough Love and Winning the Game of Life
Annabel Daly
Goal-setting From the Inside Out – Why it’s Essential to Build Goals That Work For you to Help the Wider World
Jennie Kristel
Coming Soon
Abhishek Bachchan
Parent, Mentor, Friend and Guide. The Many Roles of a Modern Man.
Workshops by
Childrens
Coming Soon
Panel Discussion
Nithya Shanti
The Inner Game of Relationships: What I See in You, I Invoke In You
Erinda Shah
Coming Soon
Annabel Daly
Using IKIGAI to Uncover Your Unique Blueprint to Set Goals That Work For You”
Vikram Sridhar
Coming Soon
05 March
Day 01
1:00pm - 9:00pm IST
Talks by
Tim Disney
Keynote
Shweta Katti
Kranti - A Revolutionary Story of Compassion from Mumbai’s Red-Light District
Rajesh Setty
The Art of Fierce Kindness
Payal Kapoor
The Power of Humanity - Through my Eyes
Nicole Dreiske
Screen Smart - Re-Humanizing the Way We use Technology
Jennie Kristel
What Makes You Storm? - Kindness in the Face of Hidden Anger
Workshops by
Payal Kapoor
Maya Soni
Shweta Katti
Nandini Murali

"You can sit with me" - Examining tolerance, acceptance and Inclusion
Panel Discussion
Mariel
Mindfulness for Teachers - Building a mindfulness practise to survive and thrive in the school year
Rajesh Setty
The fierce kindness Workshop
Nandini Murali
Coming Soon
Nicole Dreiske
Screen Smart: Tools for igniting our humanity before using technology
Sanjuktha M
Coming Soon
06 March
Day 02
1:00pm - 9:00pm IST
Talks by
Anthony Febo
Coming Soon
Interview: Zakira Shaikh
The Million Dollar Smile: An Empowering Story of Resilience & Survival
Interview: Stephen McGowan & Dr. Shanthie Marie D'Souza
6 Years with Al-Qaeda: The Stephen McGowan Story
Lalitha Kumaramangalam
Shakthi Unleashed - Be Yourself. Love Yourself. Don't Apologise.
Ravi Krishnan
Empathy & Health - A Modern Approach to Well-being
Ronald Riggio
Coming Soon
Vinay Kumar
Coming Soon
Gurumurthy
Building Empathic Social Equity for a Nation
Workshops by
Kiran Khalap
Nivedha
Sonal Kapoor
Yamuna Sastry

Kindness - Or Disguised Selfishness?A Branding Legend chats with Young Impact-makers
Panel Discussion
Vinay Kumar
The Power of Perspective
Swapna Shetty
Coming Soon
Anthony Febo
Coming Soon
Payal Kapoor
Coming Soon
Ranganath Thota
Coming Soon
07 March
Day 03
1:00pm - 9:00pm IST
Talks by
Nithya Shanti
Connection Before Correction - The Journey from Frustrating to Fulfilling Relationships
Rajiv Lochan
Coming Soon
Basu Shankar
Embrace the Rat Race – A Realist’s Approach to Tough Love and Winning the Game of Life
Annabel Daly
Goal-setting From the Inside Out – Why it’s Essential to Build Goals That Work For you to Help the Wider World
Jennie Kristel
Coming Soon
Abhishek Bachchan
Parent, Mentor, Friend and Guide. The Many Roles of a Modern Man.
Workshops by
Childrens
Coming Soon
Panel Discussion
Nithya Shanti
The Inner Game of Relationships: What I See in You, I Invoke In You
Erinda Shah
Coming Soon
Annabel Daly
Using IKIGAI to Uncover Your Unique Blueprint to Set Goals That Work For You”
Vikram Sridhar
Coming Soon
05 March
Day 01
1:00pm - 9:00pm IST
Talks by
Tim Disney
Keynote
Shweta Katti
Kranti - A Revolutionary Story of Compassion from Mumbai’s Red-Light District
Rajesh Setty
The Art of Fierce Kindness
Payal Kapoor
The Power of Humanity - Through my Eyes
Nicole Dreiske
Screen Smart - Re-Humanizing the Way We use Technology
Jennie Kristel
What Makes You Storm? - Kindness in the Face of Hidden Anger
Workshops by
Payal Kapoor
Maya Soni
Shweta Katti
Nandini Murali

"You can sit with me" - Examining tolerance, acceptance and Inclusion
Panel Discussion
Mariel
Mindfulness for Teachers - Building a mindfulness practise to survive and thrive in the school year
Rajesh Setty
The fierce kindness Workshop
Nandini Murali
Coming Soon
Nicole Dreiske
Screen Smart: Tools for igniting our humanity before using technology
Sanjuktha M
Coming Soon
06 March
Day 01
1:00pm - 9:00pm IST
Talks by
Anthony Febo
Coming Soon
Interview: Zakira Shaikh
The Million Dollar Smile: An Empowering Story of Resilience & Survival
Interview: Stephen McGowan & Dr. Shanthie Marie D'Souza
6 Years with Al-Qaeda: The Stephen McGowan Story
Lalitha Kumaramangalam
Shakthi Unleashed - Be Yourself. Love Yourself. Don't Apologise.
Ravi Krishnan
Empathy & Health - A Modern Approach to Well-being
Ronald Riggio
Coming Soon
Vinay Kumar
Coming Soon
Gurumurthy
Building Empathic Social Equity for a Nation
Workshops by
Kiran Khalap
Nivedha
Sonal Kapoor
Yamuna Sastry

Kindness - Or Disguised Selfishness?A Branding Legend chats with Young Impact-makers
Panel Discussion
Vinay Kumar
The Power of Perspective
Swapna Shetty
Coming Soon
Anthony Febo
Coming Soon
Payal Kapoor
Coming Soon
Ranganath Thota
Coming Soon
07 March
Day 03
1:00pm - 9:00pm IST
Talks by
Nithya Shanti
Connection Before Correction - The Journey from Frustrating to Fulfilling Relationships
Rajiv Lochan
Coming Soon
Basu Shankar
Embrace the Rat Race – A Realist’s Approach to Tough Love and Winning the Game of Life
Annabel Daly
Goal-setting From the Inside Out – Why it’s Essential to Build Goals That Work For you to Help the Wider World
Jennie Kristel
Coming Soon
Abhishek Bachchan
Parent, Mentor, Friend and Guide. The Many Roles of a Modern Man.
Workshops by
Childrens
Coming Soon
Panel Discussion
Nithya Shanti
The Inner Game of Relationships: What I See in You, I Invoke In You
Erinda Shah
Coming Soon
Annabel Daly
Using IKIGAI to Uncover Your Unique Blueprint to Set Goals That Work For You”
Vikram Sridhar
Coming Soon
05 March
Day 01
1:00pm - 9:00pm IST
Talks by
Tim Disney
Keynote
Shweta Katti
Kranti - A Revolutionary Story of Compassion from Mumbai’s Red-Light District
Rajesh Setty
The Art of Fierce Kindness
Payal Kapoor
The Power of Humanity - Through my Eyes
Nicole Dreiske
Screen Smart - Re-Humanizing the Way We use Technology
Jennie Kristel
What Makes You Storm? - Kindness in the Face of Hidden Anger
Workshops by
Payal Kapoor
Maya Soni
Shweta Katti
Nandini Murali

"You can sit with me" - Examining tolerance, acceptance and Inclusion
Panel Discussion
Mariel
Mindfulness for Teachers - Building a mindfulness practise to survive and thrive in the school year
Rajesh Setty
The fierce kindness Workshop
Nandini Murali
Coming Soon
Nicole Dreiske
Screen Smart: Tools for igniting our humanity before using technology
Sanjuktha M
Coming Soon
06 March
Day 02
1:00pm - 9:00pm IST
Talks by
Anthony Febo
Coming Soon
Interview: Zakira Shaikh
The Million Dollar Smile: An Empowering Story of Resilience & Survival
Interview: Stephen McGowan & Dr. Shanthie Marie D'Souza
6 Years with Al-Qaeda: The Stephen McGowan Story
Lalitha Kumaramangalam
Shakthi Unleashed - Be Yourself. Love Yourself. Don't Apologise.
Ravi Krishnan
Empathy & Health - A Modern Approach to Well-being
Ronald Riggio
Coming Soon
Vinay Kumar
Coming Soon
Gurumurthy
Building Empathic Social Equity for a Nation
Workshops by
Kiran Khalap
Nivedha
Sonal Kapoor
Yamuna Sastry

Kindness - Or Disguised Selfishness?A Branding Legend chats with Young Impact-makers
Panel Discussion
Vinay Kumar
The Power of Perspective
Swapna Shetty
Coming Soon
Anthony Febo
Coming Soon
Payal Kapoor
Coming Soon
Ranganath Thota
Coming Soon
07 March
Day 03
1:00pm - 9:00pm IST
Talks by
Nithya Shanti
Connection Before Correction - The Journey from Frustrating to Fulfilling Relationships
Rajiv Lochan
Coming Soon
Basu Shankar
Embrace the Rat Race – A Realist’s Approach to Tough Love and Winning the Game of Life
Annabel Daly
Goal-setting From the Inside Out – Why it’s Essential to Build Goals That Work For you to Help the Wider World
Jennie Kristel
Coming Soon
Abhishek Bachchan
Parent, Mentor, Friend and Guide. The Many Roles of a Modern Man.
Workshops by
Childrens
Coming Soon
Panel Discussion
Nithya Shanti
The Inner Game of Relationships: What I See in You, I Invoke In You
Erinda Shah
Coming Soon
Annabel Daly
Using IKIGAI to Uncover Your Unique Blueprint to Set Goals That Work For You”
Vikram Sridhar
Coming Soon
05 March
Day 01
1:00pm - 9:00pm IST
Talks by
Tim Disney
Keynote
Shweta Katti
Kranti - A Revolutionary Story of Compassion from Mumbai’s Red-Light District
Rajesh Setty
The Art of Fierce Kindness
Payal Kapoor
The Power of Humanity - Through my Eyes
Nicole Dreiske
Screen Smart - Re-Humanizing the Way We use Technology
Jennie Kristel
What Makes You Storm? - Kindness in the Face of Hidden Anger
Workshops by
Payal Kapoor
Maya Soni
Shweta Katti
Nandini Murali

"You can sit with me" - Examining tolerance, acceptance and Inclusion
Panel Discussion
Mariel
Mindfulness for Teachers - Building a mindfulness practise to survive and thrive in the school year
Rajesh Setty
The fierce kindness Workshop
Nandini Murali
Coming Soon
Nicole Dreiske
Screen Smart: Tools for igniting our humanity before using technology
Sanjuktha M
Coming Soon
06 March
Day 02
1:00pm - 9:00pm IST
Talks by
Anthony Febo
Coming Soon
Interview: Zakira Shaikh
The Million Dollar Smile: An Empowering Story of Resilience & Survival
Interview: Stephen McGowan & Dr. Shanthie Marie D'Souza
6 Years with Al-Qaeda: The Stephen McGowan Story
Lalitha Kumaramangalam
Shakthi Unleashed - Be Yourself. Love Yourself. Don't Apologise.
Ravi Krishnan
Empathy & Health - A Modern Approach to Well-being
Ronald Riggio
Coming Soon
Vinay Kumar
Coming Soon
Gurumurthy
Building Empathic Social Equity for a Nation
Workshops by
Kiran Khalap
Nivedha
Sonal Kapoor
Yamuna Sastry

Kindness - Or Disguised Selfishness?A Branding Legend chats with Young Impact-makers
Panel Discussion
Vinay Kumar
The Power of Perspective
Swapna Shetty
Coming Soon
Anthony Febo
Coming Soon
Payal Kapoor
Coming Soon
Ranganath Thota
Coming Soon
07 March
Day 03
1:00pm - 9:00pm IST
Talks by
Nithya Shanti
Connection Before Correction - The Journey from Frustrating to Fulfilling Relationships
Rajiv Lochan
Coming Soon
Basu Shankar
Embrace the Rat Race – A Realist’s Approach to Tough Love and Winning the Game of Life
Annabel Daly
Goal-setting From the Inside Out – Why it’s Essential to Build Goals That Work For you to Help the Wider World
Jennie Kristel
Coming Soon
Abhishek Bachchan
Parent, Mentor, Friend and Guide. The Many Roles of a Modern Man.
Workshops by
Childrens
Coming Soon
Panel Discussion
Nithya Shanti
The Inner Game of Relationships: What I See in You, I Invoke In You
Erinda Shah
Coming Soon
Annabel Daly
Using IKIGAI to Uncover Your Unique Blueprint to Set Goals That Work For You”
Vikram Sridhar
Coming Soon

Supporters

The Kindness Foundation is focused on forging sponsor partnerships with companies who can support us in changing the world.

We look for like-minded collaborations with an aligned vision to create impact on a local, national and global level.

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About us

The Kindness Foundation is a non-profit organisation whose goals are as limitless as our collective imagination. We endeavour to show how kindness is then perfect tool to shape and design our future so we may create positive impact around us.

We are dedicated to inspiring, educating and empowering people of all backgrounds to lead a life of kindness by becoming the best version  of themselves. We strive to restore people's sense of pride in humanity... In human beings... in being human.

2872
Lives touched through Kindness Week
85+
NGO's & Shelters served
1000
Students sparked through
Kind Campus
3000+
People Impacted through workshops

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Take part in the first global conversation on all things kindness!
Mar 5 - 7, 2021
Virtual Platform
Access to 3 days of creativity, connecting & camaraderie
Thought-provoking & inspiring, speaker sessions
Probing & interactive workshops
Engaging fireside chats and riveting interviews
Global networking opportunities and real-time chat
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