Fr. Jegath Gaspar Raj is the Founder of The Rise Global. He is a staunch believer in democracy, equity, gender justice and environmental peace. A dynamic leader, Fr. is also the founder of Earth Smiles Trust, Palmyra Nation Movement, Confederation of Tamil Agriculture Commerce Industry and Services, and co-founder of GiveLife Trust. Fr. has been playing a vital role in bridging people and ideas to create constructive partnerships towards excellence and wellbeing across the globe.