Our Journey

Advisory Board

Aditya Natraj

Qualified as a Chartered Accountant, Aditya launched the Gandhi Fellowship and Kaivalya Education Foundation (KEF) in 2008. Aditya is among the Education Experts for Monitor Consulting and an Advisory Board Member of Nirmala Niketan College of Social Work in Mumbai. Aditya has an MBA from INSEAD in France.

Anwar Jafri

Anwar is Director of Samavesh, which works with government schools in M.P. to improve quality and promote community participation. Samavesh has also worked extensively with NGO networks to strengthen Panchayati Raj. Earlier  Anwar was with Eklavya and worked as its Director for over a decade. He is an alumni of St.Stephen's college, Delhi and AMU, Aligarh.

Ashish Dhawan

Ashish has over twenty years of experience in the investment and management business. He ran one of India’s leading private equity funds, Chrys Capital, before founding Central Square Foundation in 2012. He also serves on the board of Akanksha Foundation, 3.2.1 Education Foundation, Teach for India, Centre for Civil Society, ISLI and Bharti Foundation.

Rukmini Banerji

A graduate from St. Stephen’s College and Delhi School of Economics, Rukmini has been a Rhodes’ Scholar at Oxford University and has a Ph. D from University of Chicago. She has been with Pratham, one of India’s largest NGOs working in education for about two decades. She is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Pratham Education Foundation.

Geeta Mathur

Post her degree from SRCC, Geeta joined ICICI bank specializing in project and structured finance across diverse industries. She was appointed as a nominee director of the Bank & currently straddles multiple board positions in Motherson Sumi, IIFL Holdings Ltd, NIIT among others. She co-chairs the India chapter of Women Corporate Directors Foundation.

Prof. Niharika Vohra

Neharika Vohra is a psychologist and teaches organizational behavior at IIM A. Her research interests are in the area leadership, gender, diversity and inclusion, employee behavior, CSR. She has been involved extensively in competency building of leaders across organizations. She is currently on the board of IIM Ahmedabad, CIIE, Zee, Star Union Dai-ichi, and IIPM and on the academic advisory board of TISS and XIM Bhubaneswar.

Our Team

Abhishek Choudhary

A recipient of Echoing Green Fellowship, Abhishek has previously worked on strengthening community support to schools in Mumbai. He is an English Literature Graduate from Delhi University.

Amandeep

A trained teacher with a B. Ed., Amandeep has previously worked on providing leadership support to Principals of govt. schools of Rural Rajasthan

Anindita Mukherjee

MA in Philosophy, Anindita has worked on issues of women health and education in tribal and rural India. She earlier worked as coaches to school principals.

Neetu Singh

Neetu is an engineer from Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology. She provides on-field support to 8 SMCs of Delhi and at the same time is leading a tech based communication process.

Pooja Bansal

An M.A in Social Work and a Bachelor degree in Journalism. Pooja excels in creating inclusive community engagement processes.

Prashast Srivastava

An alumnus from IIM Ahmedabad, BITS Pilani and Young India Fellowship, Prashast is passionate about creating a lasting impact at grass root level. He advises Saajha on Data and Fundraising.

Saransh Vaswani

Saransh has a degree in Computer Science and is a recipient of Echoing Green Fellowship. He has previously worked on a venture connecting weavers in Chanderi to online markets