Faith Gonsalves is the Executive Director for Integrated Development Education Association (IDEA), and is the founder of the project "Music Basti". Faith works with the conceptualisation, planning and program management of arts and media projects for social development. She is a recipient of the Karamveer Puraskaar 2011 National Award for Social Entrepreneurship, the Real Heroes award 2011 for “Youth” (Network18, CNN IBN and Reliance Industries Ltd.); and a nominee for ‘Education' in L'Oreal Paris Femina Women Awards 2013. She is also an alumni of the US State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program (2012), and of the India Australia Youth Dialogue (2014). She is also presently the Curator for the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers New Delhi Hub.