Giridhar Kolanupaka is an engineer turned social scientist who moved from the USA to India for a social cause. His personal social contributions are:
1. Active volunteer in Asha for Education (since 2001) in Detroit, Bangalore and Hyderabad, helping NGOs in education of underprivileged children
2. Long distance Running and Cycling enthusiast and have been helping charities and NGOs to fund-raise through marathon events
3. Personal interest in taking up education and reformation and hence actively involved in understanding the self (continuous happiness and prosperity) and to facilitate the same to all to create universal order (sarvabhouma vyavastha).
4. Resource person for teaching Jeevan Vidya at AICTE
Education: MS (Mechanical Engineering), Tennessee Technological University, USA