Dhanashree Ram is an entrepreneur who parlays her intimate knowledge of meditation and design to her strong commitment to community development and societal equity in the real and virtual worlds. With a mission to democratizing authentic meditation by designing mainstream user experiences, Dhanashree founded Nous Labs, Inc.- an experience design studio in 2016. Before that Dhanashree served the corporate America for over a decade as a design consultant. Her clientele includes top Fortune 100 companies such as State Street, Bose and TIAA. Dhanashree has received several accolades for innovation in wellness and disrupting the ways in which wellness content is consumed. Dhanashree is a passionate community leader and a dedicated mental health advocate. Her work has been recognized by several prominent institutions including the office of the Governor of Massachusetts. Adding to her wellness mission, Dhanashree leads Mass Wellness Initiative, a non-profit dedicated to wellness advocacy and education. During the pandemic MWI was among the frontrunners for mental health support for first responders and dedicated resources to help wellness businesses. She is a versatile artist and a well-known name in the theater and film communities in New England. Dhanashree received her master’s degree in graphic design and Communication from Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY. Dhanashree lives in Burlington, MA with her husband and enjoys long-distance bicycling in her free time.