Pankaj Dubey is the founder and ‘Chief Functionary’ of SPRIHA. With an idea and motivation to utilise his education and experience in media and communication, Pankaj took up the cause of ‘EMPATHY BUILDING’ in children. He has curated India’s first traveling street film festival for children in slums and villages, ‘Sadak Chhaap Film Fest’ to reach out to the underprivileged children. Pankaj has been awarded the 'Youth Icon Award for Social Entrepreneurship' in Karnataka in December 2010, mentored by Dr APJ Kalam. Pankaj has been a journalist with the BBC World Service, London and TV Today Network, India. He is a Law graduate from Delhi University with a Masters in Applied Communications from the Coventry University, England.