Gouri Mirpuri is the founder of The Learning Farm (www.thelearningfarm.com) an organic farm that provides livelihood training for the street children of Indonesia. She is also the co-founder of The HUB (www.thehub.sg) in Singapore, the first co-working space for social entrepreneurs in Asia.
Gouri has lived in various countries over the past two decades and currently resides in Washington DC. She has published on wide-ranging topics and had her own regular environmental column in Globe Asia. She is especially passionate about social entrepreneurs, youth assistance programs and environmental sustainability. Gouri sits on the advisory board of the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) and boards of S & R Foundation which incubates startups in Washington DC, EFF the largest and oldest environment film festival in the world, Billion Bricks which provides housing for the bottom billion and IMAGO Global Grassroots, helping nonprofits scale in South Asia.