Neha Kirpal

Social and Cultural Entrepreneur

For over a decade, Neha worked at the intersection of the creative and social sectors. Having founded India’s first international art fair, she ran it successfully for ten years before selling the business to MCH Basel and moving her focus to the marginalised sector of mental health. Being a passionate social entrepreneur, Neha brings tremendous experience in weaving impact networks, with great passion and commitment, stemming from her own experiences and her family’s struggle with schizophrenia. Her consulting venture, Librum Ltd, recently launched in the UK as the world’s first strategic think tank for mental health solutions; co-founded with leading global scientist Dr. Vikram Patel and policy expert Dr Shekhar Saxena. Neha’s full focus is now on InnerHour, where she has joined Dr Amit Malik as co-founder. The digital platform solves for ease of access and delivery of early interventions that help users with personalized self-help tools to support their mental health journey. Neha is a trained counselor and mental health caregiver. An Aspen fellow and an Eisenhower fellow, Neha is part of the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders community and a recipient of the President of India’s prestigious Nari Shakti Award. She has been named amongst Fortune Magazine’s 40 under 40 and received the coveted Business Today’s India’s Most Powerful Women award for three consecutive years.