Wali Rahmani is the founder of Umeed. He is a 21 years old activist and currently a law student. He has studied from the best of schools in the country. He has done his schooling at St. James, Kolkata, and his higher secondary from Genesis Global School, Noida. He has visited the best of schools across the country, he visited the likes of Kasiga International, Dehradun, Welham Boys School, Dehradun, Welham Girls School Dehradun, Mayo College, Ajmer, and La Martinere Boys School for interschool debates and public speaking.

Wali Rahmani is also a noted motivational speaker and social media influencer with more than a million followers. He is also the youngest Indian TV debate panelist and has appeared in various national television debates. He says that his work for society is not social work rather his social duty. He has been awarded the young social Hero award in 2019 at the south India NGO conference, also has been featured as one of the young top 20 achievers in India under the age of 20 by Mumbai coworking, and also received the Shan e Hindustan award by Youth Ekta Front, Delhi. His works have been acknowledged by India times, Brut India, and the Indian Express.