Gouri Mirpuri is passionate about social entrepreneurship, youth empowerment, and environmental sustainability. In 2005, she combined these interests to set up the award-winning The Learning Farm in Indonesia, a residential farm teaching vulnerable youth and refugees organic farming. She co-founded the Impact HUB in Singapore, the first co-working space for social entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia and continues to support social impact businesses globally.
Gouri is a TEDx and INK speaker, a columnist on environmental issues, and author of several published nonfiction books. She sits on the boards of many D.C.-based nonprofit organizations, including Halcyon Incubator, the Environmental Film Festival, Kalanidhi Dance, and Up Top Acres. She also serves as president for the U.S. chapter of United in Diversity.