Dr. Richa Chopra, is a Masters in Child Development, holds a Doctoral Degree from the Faculty of Arts, Department of Psychology (Gauhati University) along with an Advance Diploma in Child Guidance and Counselling. As the former founding Head of the Dept. of Contemplative and Behavioural Sciences at Sri Sri University, Dr. Chopra has been a pioneer in ideating, establishing and executing a plethora of departments and global initiatives, some of which have witnessed world history. She has ideated and implemented 46 collaborative projects with various UN & Govt Agencies. Being a Sr. Art of Living International Faculty, she has lived 18 years in the Art of Living Ashram in Bengaluru & has travelled across 11 countries , transforming lives through the Happiness Program and other higher level courses. Foundation, USA funded project.