Deepa Kiran is the founder of Story Arts India. She is a professional storyteller of international repute, an educationist, writer, and voice-over artist. She is the author of a print-cum-audio book for children, titled The Royal Mistake. She is actively engaged in integrating storytelling and the arts with the learning environment. She holds performances and training programmes across the country at schools, universities, publishing houses, libraries, cultural centres, literary festivals, NGOs, government, corporate and other organizations. Her recent engagements include a TED talk at Amity and a Keynote at Katha Children’s Writers’ Workshop.