Geeta Ramanujam, besides being an internationally renowned storyteller she is an educator, academician, and administrator. She is the Executive Director of Kathalaya Trust which is the culmination of her vision and wisdom. Geeta uses storytelling as an effective educational and cultural tool in many leading educational institutions in India and abroad. Geeta Ramanujam is an Ashoka Fellow. She has also established and founded the Academy of Storytelling; the only globally recognized Academy for Storytelling in the World. She has had performances of storytelling at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, UK, International festival at Brazil, Storywood festival at Sweden, World Tales festival Poland, the International Storytelling Centre USA and many other festivals. She is also the Indian Coordinator for the International Storytelling Network – RIC, besides being the Indian coordinator of the Indian Storytelling Network. Geeta uses storytelling as an effective educational and cultural tool in training for parents, teachers, NGOs and the corporate sector, both in India and abroad. Over 80,000 people have undergone her training programs.