VoW 2019 - Speaker
Hindol Sengupta is an award-winning historian and writer of nine best-selling books. His book Being Hindu won the Wilbur Award given by the Religion Communicators Council of America in 2018 – the first book on Hinduism to win the prize in its 70-year-history. He has won the PSF prize for public service which counts among its past winners the late Indian scientist and President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. His book Recasting India was shortlisted for the Hayek Prize given by the Manhattan Institute in memory of the Nobel laureate economist F. A. Hayek. He has been a Chevening Scholar at Worcester College, Oxford and a Knight-Bagehot Fellow at Columbia University. He is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.