Montaha Hidefi is an internationally distinguished color archeologist, writer, and public speaker. In her profession, she examines and observes past color tendencies, to understand present trends and interpret future color forecast, aiming to enhance consumer experience and boost happiness into our planet.
Born and raised in Venezuela to Syrian parents, Montaha lived and worked as an expat in many continents before settling in Canada. With an extensive background in the coatings industry, color forecasting, marketing strategy and international business, she develops color trend concepts and color palettes for numerous companies around the world. Her articles on color are published in numerous trade publications.
Montaha serves on the Executive Committee of Color Marketing Group® as VP Color Forecasting, and on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Freelance Guild as Vice President.
Lien PotgieterSouth Africa
Lien Potgieter is a communication specialist, colour therapist and creativity consultant. She is an idea-a-minute kind of creative and loves to use colour to help people live a healthier happier life and co-create with the Universe. Lien published the book Get Color Conscious and Transform Your Experiences, and offers colour readings and personal development consultations online.
Almost 10 years of studying, practising and teaching yoga. Training in Psychosynthesis according to Roberto Assagioli´s model of human consciousness. Training in Color Consulting in Frankfurt, Germany and interdisciplinary studies of color design with IACC (International Association of Colour Consultants) at the University of Salzburg. Founding of INSTITUT FÜR farbe & stil (Institute for Color & Style). Since then working as color consultant and image trainer for companies. The inspiration of colors and ongoing studies in the field of colored light energetics and healing led to the idea of the ColoredLightPyramid and the founding of CHORAM light.trans.forms. The ColoredLightPyramid is a space where you can relax and get into contact with your inner light.
Dr. Kaustav SenguptaIndia
Dr. Sengupta is an Academician, Color Spiritualist, Historian and social worker. In the past 2 decades, he has published more than 30 articles, papers, chapters etc., and is credited with two theories in the domain of color psychology and social-ecosystem. He has been interviewed by BBC UK and multiple media groups. Kaustav is on the board of studies of two institutions and has been heading a national project on forecasting, as Insights Director. His doctoral study is in the domain of color and how it impacts young people in India. Kaustav is the Founder of Color Association of India, a national body of color researchers. He is also the Founder Trustee (Honorary) of InkLink Charitable Trust, an NGO that enables creative education for crime-affected and underprivileged children in India. InkLInk (recognized by UNICEF) runs a make-shift not-for-profit street-school project fondly called as ‘morning lights’ for past 8 years in India and been able to engage more than 2850 children till date. His deep study and practices on color and it's role in spiritual wellbeing have enabled him to conduct multiple 'Color-Karma' (Copyright protected) workshops across the nation.
Read more about him at www.kaustavsengupta.org