Social Engineer| Researcher| Charter Engineer| Mentor
Mr. Rajnikant Shroff is known as a social engineer for Multidisciplinary background for his excellent & extensive contribution in the social industry from more than 60 years. He is Chairman of Chinchani Tarapur Education Society and a life member of some of the recognized institutes like IIPA. He is known for his environmental prediction on climate changes and development of the Coastal region. He is also known for his work as a Chartered Engineer in the 80’s. He has also been enlisted in the Directories of Unesco International Directory, Directory of Indian Specialists & World Futurist Directory. Apart from all this, he had organized many camps and established 6 Institutions to impart education to the needy and poor community. “Don’t be afraid, be the change”,his words are great inspiration for every youth and upcoming generation.
Practitioner Coach| Transformational Leader| Social Entrepreneur
Mr. Sudarshan Rodriguez is a development professional and a Programme Director at Mahatma Gandhi Academy of Human Development (MGAHD) a center of the Tata Institute of social sciences, Mumbai focusing on Livelihoods and Social Entrepreneurship. He is a practitioner coach trained in the Conscious Full-Spectrum Response Approach, a transformational leadership approach based on universal values and ethics developed & created by Dr. Monica Sharma. His passion to work for planetary and people’s well being and vision for people’s development worldwide makes him stand out from the crowd.
Social Work Educator| Professor| Health Researcher| Practitioner Coach
Ms. Srilatha Juvva is a social work educator with a specialization in Psychiatric Social Work with teaching and clinical practice experience. Her areas of expertise include therapeutic interventions with individuals and families, disaster mental health, and disability. She currently works as a Professor with the Centre for Equity and Justice for Children and Families, School of Social Work and is also a practitioner coach and is also trained in Dr. Monica Sharma’s Leadership approach. She has been awarded the Fulbright Senior Research Fellowship to pursue research in the area of mental health and psychosocial disabilities. Her deep interest is in transforming the narrative of mental illness and disability from that of stigma and leads a life of dignity and well-being and is committed to fostering ethical leadership in people, by sourcing universal values, shifting unworkable norms that produce tangible results.
Mr Aloysius (Loy) Rego:
International Consultant| Learning Practitioner| Technical Specialist
Mr. Aloysius (Loy) Rego is a volunteer/consultant to UNISDR, ACT Alliance, UN Biodiversity Convention, ICLEI, Plan and establishing partnerships with RAED and the Egyptian Red Crescent Society. He has over 40 years of Global experience in leadership, development and implementation on humanitarian, disaster risk reduction (DRR) and resilience in development sectors. He began his career in the private sector. He played many roles during his professional journey from becoming a key facilitator of the MARS Practitioners Network to working with Governments, International & regional organizations to serving as an independent DRR and SD practitioner and leading national community safety program as a Joint Director. He is a Graduate Engineer from IIT Bombay and aims at serving people globally with his skills and experience.
Dr Rupal Dalal:
Professor| Pediatrician| Nutrition Consultant
Dr. Rupal Dalal is a Director of Health & Nutrition – Shrimati Malati Dahanukar Trust, Maharashtra (SMDT); Adjunct Associate Professor – Dept of CTARA, IIT Bombay and Pediatric Urgent Care provider at Santa Clara Valley Medical Hospital – San Jose, USA. She is an active member of Maharashtra Medical Council & International board certified lactation consultant. She has initiated many activities such as developing the training of trainers program for pediatric residents, nutritionists and NGOs, Initiated Malnutrition clinic in the largest pediatric charitable hospital, conducted training of RBSK doctors and many more. She has been awarded for Outstanding achievement in promoting literacy among underprivileged children at Cook County Hospital, Chicago, USA. Her goal is to train as many health care workers, including doctors, nurses and nutritionists as possible, on infant and young child nutrition in India to make India a malnutrition free nation.
Social Worker| State Operations Project Director| Trainer & Mentor.
Mr. Ankush Bhardwaj is a Founder and Director of Pahal, which aims at Youth. Mentorship and Eco- Tourism Community Centre Projects. He has conducted various Livelihood Projects, Livelihood Training, Led & Mentored firm, Collaborated with government nodes and initiated partnership with more than 60 NGOs & private institutions. He is a Gandhi Fellow and has completed various projects in rural areas and also a certified Master trainer in Entrepreneurship Development Program, IIT Gandhinagar. Having had thorough grassroots level experience in managing multiple projects at a national level, he believes that he is well suited when it comes to not just implementing projects but also scaling them up to the levels of sustainability.
Social Worker| Disaster Management Expert| India Volunteer| Mentor
Mr. Manoj Kumar Das is currently a CEO of Integrated Volunteers Network (IVN). He has a vast experience in Sustainable Development & management of social issue in Disaster Management, Climate change, DRR, etc., with various firms like UNDP, UNICEF, PCI India & government as well. He has worked with various State authorities to tackle disaster situations at national as well as international level. He has been actively involved in policy, research, advocacy, module development and designing early warning systems and has experience of working with Corporate, Academia, Government, Civil Society, UNV (Volunteering) & UN Agencies. With his hard work & dedication he has established his place at global platforms like Global Inclusive Disaster Management Committee, Chatter 4 Change, etc., which provides people with serious life goals.
Ms. Gayatri Mishra Oleti:
Gayatri oleti is a Joint General Manager and a Head Operation @ L & T Public Charitable trust.
She manages large scale multi sectoral development projects, bringing private sector, Govt. and civil society together to pursue innovative policy and programme on social issues and to reach out to last mile. She has also worked with different states and at national level Govt., and bilateral agencies towards building collaboration.
Her interest is in designing evidence based multi sectoral programme planning to reach last mile, data analytics/ Monitoring and evaluation, social policy advocacy nudging and influencing policy implementation issues. Building collaboration with corporate, civil society and Govt., to leverage, accentuate programme impact and mentoring NGOs are her forte.
Her major experiences have been in establishing trusts/foundations, design CSR policies to implement CSR programmes focusing on comprehensive community development projects. She is passionate about deployment of technology for greater inclusion.