Aishwarya Manivannan is an Artist, Designer, Educator and Silambam practitioner. She teaches design at Loyola College, Chennai and specializes in Art & Design Portfolio Development Classes. She is an alumnus of Madras University and Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore, and has recently completed a PG Diploma in Silambam Fencing. She is the current National and Asian Silambam Champion. She has represented India in the World, Asian and National Silambam Championships and has won 7 Gold, 6 Silver and 4 Bronze Medals. Her video on National Handloom Day received more than 8 lakh views on the social media and triggered interest in Silambam all over the world.