Winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award for children’s literature, Paro Anand has been described as a fearless writer with a big heart. She has worked with children in difficult circumstances, using stories to empower them through her program, Literature in Action. She headed the National Centre for Children’s Literature. She has represented the country in many parts of the world, speaking on children’s literature, including Sweden, Singapore, the UK, USA, Germany, Bangladesh, Bhutan, France, among other. She was invited to the Harvard India Conference.