Fagun Thakrar Keynote Speaker
- Actor, Writer-Director and Social Entrepreneur, inspiring positive change in the world
- Global Ambassador, International Forum for Women’s Brain Health
- Founder, The Creatively Inspired life Foundation
Fagun Thakrar's Biography
Fagun Thakrar has an incredibly diverse career, she is an actor, writer-director, doctor and social entrepreneur. She is inspired by projects that empower others to create positive change in the world. She is a speaker on a range of topics including health, medicine, neuroscience, empowerment, leadership and business.
She has acted in international and award-winning films, and starred in Hollywood films alongside Academy Award-winners. She is particularly drawn to roles that convey a social message. Recently, she played the lead role in a feature film, as head of the British cyber security intelligence (to be released 2022).
As a Director, Fagun uses storytelling to develop purpose-driven content, with the aim to effect positive change through the medium of film. She is currently directing a documentary film on the links between meditation and neuroscience, and another on positive social change.
She is an inspiring social entrepreneur. She has founded several businesses whose proceeds go towards initiatives supporting victims of domestic abuse and women’s empowerment programs. She has worked with the United Nations, Amnesty International and is actively involved in several non-profit programmes, local and global, working to support disadvantaged children, girls and women. She is the global ambassador for the several international non-profits, including the Women’s Brain Project.
Fagun founded The Creatively Inspired Life Foundation, a global non-profit dedicated to empowering young people worldwide to overcome educational, professional and personal barriers using creativity. She is also a global champion for health and wellbeing, and has worked with world leaders and presidents.
She studied Medicine at the UCL. She later completed an MBA at the University of Cambridge, and a Master of Fashion at London College of Fashion. She studied Film Directing in the US and completed training in Classical and Contemporary Acting at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
Fagun’s work has featured in several international media publications, including Forbes, The Times, Vogue, CNN, among others. She has spoken on a wide range of topics, featured on influential panels and been Master of Ceremonies and a number of large-scale events worldwide.
- The Principles of Health
- The Power of the Voice at Work
- Meditation and the Brain
- The Transformation of Purpose Driven Films and its Role in Society
- The Five Fundamentals of Leadership