“for the LOVE of Music” with Sara Troy and her guest Swapna Abraham, on air from August 31st
To share my story of realizing my calling after having reached what I imagined was a dead end. There are people out there that are probably at that dead end and cannot see the light of day. If mine could help them see and navigate, I’d have achieved far more than I did through my 1000-day challenge that set four world records in singing-songwriting and everything until then.
Swapna Abraham is a singer-songwriter from Kerala, India, who recorded hundreds of songs in a career spanning twenty-five years until she embarked on a world record challenge in 2017 composing, producing and publishing 2321 songs setting four world records based in Dubai. This challenge was self-imposed just after her decision to give up music for good. Primarily a gospel artiste, her style of music stretches across the entire gamut from pop and country to folk and soul. She has to her credit twenty-one albums (nineteen gospel and two secular) in English.
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In 2010, she received a NeedStar citation ‘Role Model for her progress & success in the field of Mainstream Career, Art & Entrepreneurship’ in Chennai, India; in 2012 she was awarded the Maestro Award – LAMP-ICONGO Karmaveer Chakra for her contribution to gospel music in Delhi, India; and in 2019, the Aspire World Award for Passion for Excellence at the 31st Global Women’s Empowerment Summit in Dubai, UAE.
An alumnus of the T. A. Pai Management Institute and the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata, Swapna is known in her professional network as the former Administration Manager of Arthur D. Little, a global management consulting firm.
Wearing many hats, this mother of two and grandmother of three is a mentor, entrepreneur and interior designer from the New York Institute of Art and Design. Additionally, she played the lead in the musical ‘Mamma Mia’ and acted in a pivotal role in the Tamil feature film, ‘Nadunissi Naaygal’.
Swapna embarked on her maiden voyage as an author in 2021 sharing her learnings through the thousand-day challenge interspersed with relevant glimpses from her life.