Kanika Gupta is the Founder and Chief Catalyst at SoJo http://theSoJo.net, a social enterprise technology start-up incubated in Ryerson's Digital Media Zone and endorsed by the Canadian Commission for UNESCO. SoJo builds e-Learning tools that provides support, information, and guidance to individuals to take their ideas for social change into action.

Kanika was named by the Women's Executive Network as one of Canada's Top100 Most Powerful Women in 2012. She is a Global Shaper with the World Economic Forum and has worked with the United Nations Development Programme, Canadian International Development Agency, Canadian House of Commons, and grassroots NGOs in West Africa and India. Prior to SoJo, Kanika founded Nukoko a Canadian nonprofit which sends over 600 girls to school in west Africa annually.