Dr Rohini Rau is India’s former top woman sailor. Her best World ISAF Ranking was 94 and 5th in Asia. She created history by winning India’s first international gold medal by a women’s youth team at the Asian Sailing Championship in 2004. She has participated in 9 World Championships, winning 6 international medals and 32 National Medals. She campaigned for the 2012 Olympic Games.
She is a certified Functional Medicine Practitioner (AFMCP) by Institute of Functional Medicine, USA since December 2021. She is the Outgoing Curator of the Chennai Hub Global Shapers Community ( an initiative of the World Economic Forum ) and a 2009 TED Fellow.
After 7 years, Rohini made a comeback into competitive sailing – forming an All Women’s sailing team to represent India at the J/80 World Championship in Bilbao, Spain 12 – 20 July 2019.