Deepa Kiran is the founder of Story Arts Foundation, a trust engaged in the promotion of oral traditions and employing story arts in learning. She is a storyteller of international repute, a national-award winning educationalist, writer and speaker. She has travelled across India and many countries with her unique style of storytelling woven with music & movement. She has also trained over 45,000 teachers and worked with over 1.5 lakh children. A TEDx speaker, voice-over artist, she wears many hats which all connect back with oral storytelling and growing together.