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Make It Happen is an experiential travel company which specializes in designing and curating unique experiences that champion local cultures and help travellers connect with local communities in a more meaningful way. Ever since the company was founded in 2011, founder Maria Victor and co-founder Murali Shankaran have built on their initial vision to celebrate local heritage, foster collaboration, nurture local talent and promote intercultural harmony.

The team that makes it happen

Make it Happen isn’t just a name, it’s an attitude, a way of life and a spirit of positivity. Everyone in our team embodies this philosophy as we work towards a common goal – to make something special happen for our customers, partners and community.

Founder

Maria Victor

Founder
Co-founder

Murali Shankaran

Co-founder
Director

Anthony Gaskell

Director
Head of Experiences

Amreen Shaikh

Head of Experiences
Operations Manager

Nigel Vaz

Operations Manager
Operations Manager

Savio Almeida

Operations Manager
Marketing & Content Curator

Pawan Gorantla

Marketing & Content Curator
Content Marketing Curator

Vaishnavi Desai

Content Marketing Curator
Storyteller | Goa

Petulla Castellino

Storyteller | Goa
Storyteller | Goa

Lata Rodrigues

Storyteller | Goa
Musician | Goa

Evane Picardo

Musician | Goa
Storyteller | Goa

Shiv Ranjan

Storyteller | Goa
Storyteller | Goa

Mugdha Pawar

Storyteller | Goa
Storyteller | Goa

Aparna NP

Storyteller | Goa
Storyteller | Goa

Sejal Patil

Storyteller | Goa
Storyteller | Goa

Hinaz Shaikh

Storyteller | Goa
Storyteller | Goa

Zaira Fernandes

Storyteller | Goa
Musician | Goa

Jonas Silveira

Musician | Goa
Storyteller | Goa

Harsha Kundaikar

Storyteller | Goa
Storyteller | Goa

Joan De Souza

Storyteller | Goa
Storyteller | Diu

Kaushal Parekh

Storyteller | Diu
Storyteller | Diu

Ridhy Kantilal

Storyteller | Diu
Storyteller | Diu

Pavan Thora

Storyteller | Diu
Storyteller | Diu

Mayur Solanki

Storyteller | Diu
Storyteller | Diu

Purnima Baudas

Storyteller | Diu
Storyteller | Diu

Bhumi Goswami

Storyteller | Diu
Storyteller | Diu

Hiten Jethwa

Storyteller | Diu
Storyteller | Diu

Pritesh Baria

Storyteller | Diu
Storyteller | Diu

Avinesh Navin

Storyteller | Diu
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