Joyce Kakariyil Paul is an accomplished Bharatanatyam and Mohiniyattam dancer who believes that dance is a wonderful medium that can transport you to a level of consciousness that is difficult to reach otherwise. She is the founder of three different organizations worldwide:

  1. Abhivyakti Karyashaala (NGO - S-18332/1987)
  2. Arpan 
  3. SCARF Global (501c3)

In addition to being a dancer and choreographer, Joyce is a trained Anthropologist having completed her Ph.D in  Indian classical dance history, anthropology of performance physiology and Interdisciplinary work in performing arts and sciences. Some of her work in Exercise Physiology include Anthropometry and injury patterns among Indian Classical dancers within their cultural, socio-economic and genetic context.

Her professional career in digital technology has seen her flourish in Instructional Design, Content Publishing, HCI, UX Design research and Insights strategy for hypothesis driven product development.