Indian Environment Network members,

We are proud to nominate Geetha Plackal as our next "Human Star". Geetha is a member of Team BangaloreRobotics. The team recently advanced to the Semifinals of the prestigious and groundbreaking initiative - SHELL OCEAN DISCOVERY X PRIZE".


Chandra Kishore, Founder, Indian Environment Network plans to sit with Geetha over a cup of virtual coffee on Facebook Live on December 10 8:30 AM, India Time/ December 9, 10 PM US EST. Here is the link:

Geetha is a powerful example of how women are scaling new heights in science and technology (STEM) in India. She will share her story on how we can create a difference in the society caring for the mother earth through sheer grit and determination.

Geetha is a Marine Scientist working in the area of estuarine and marine benthic ecology and conservation and as part of the "BanglaoreRobotics" working on innovative technologies to clean the ocean floor. Check their site at

"WE KNOW MORE ABOUT THE SURFACE OF MARS THAN WE KNOW ABOUT THE OCEAN FLOOR". The X prize is grappling with solutions to speed up the discovery and clean-up of the ocean floor. Know more about the prize at

Watch the Facebook Live meetup at . Please leave your questions for Geetha and we will be happy to ask them on your behalf.

"Day out with a Star" is a humble initiative to give a platform to amazing innovators all over the world where their fans can directly book one-on-one time with their idols and get inspired. Contact us at to join the platform.

We are inviting sponsors and partners who would like to be part of the website platform  and sponsor the search and discovery of real stars in the environment sector. They get the opportunity to advertise in each live video to be uploaded on facebook, youtube and all other media platforms. Email us at to know more. 



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