An actor, writer and producer, Vinati Makijany has been closely working with children for over 13 years now. She is the Founder and Director of The Mak Stage Company that aims to give young and emerging artists a performing platform. She has travelled across the globe creating work for children.

She regularly conducts workshops that focus on self-expression using theatre as an active tool. Over the years, she has used the medium of performing arts to impact the lives of thousands of children and is now driven to include sports as a catalyst to change.

She is also the co-founder of Mac Productions, a film production company under which the Desert Dolphin Skatepark came into existence.

“The skatepark is not just a space to skateboard; it’s our community home and a safe space for our children to learn and grow together.”