about us


Uma Kannan is passionate about Indian art, and the preservation of traditional wisdom through the revival of local crafts and skills. Over the years, this has inspired her active involvement in several educational, social and philanthropic causes, including programmes aimed at uplifting rural women, craftspersons and the differently-abled. She has a doctorate in socio-cultural anthropology from Madurai Kamaraj University. She lives in Madurai and is the President of the Thiagarajar College, Madurai.