People

Leadership Advisory

Aparna Athreya
Founder Director, Kid and Parent Foundation
She has done pioneering work in the field of mainstream education using creative mediums, and has trained educators and parents in behavioural and creative mediums at Anganwadis, semi urban schools and rural institutions. Through her work she has conceptualised and created a multi-intelligent curriculum for socio-emotional development of children, in the Indian cultural context.
R K Dubey
Ex – Chairman & Managing Director, Canara Bank
His work has been recognised by Ivey Business School in the form of a case study and his leadership style has been captured and researched by Padmashri Prof. Dr. Pritam Singh in his book – ‘The Leadership Odyssey – From Darkness to Light’.
Chloé Messdaghi
Board Member, RUDEC
She provides advising as a UN Volunteer, and serves as a board member for RUDEC in Cameroon and Simuka Africa in Zimbabwe. Both nonprofits' mission is for children's rights, such as education and health, and equality. In her free time, she travels the world, mentors change makers, and volunteers locally or abroad. She also holds a Master of Science in Politics and International Relations Research degree from the University of Edinburgh.
Gautam John
Director of Strategy at Nilekani Philanthropies

Gautam John is the Director of Strategy at Nilekani Philanthropies. He previously served Akshara Foundation, building their Karnataka Learning Partnership and at Pratham Books building their open source publishing model. 

Sports Advisory

Shikha Tandon
INDIAN OLYMPIAN
With over 37 international and 146 national medals, and 75 national records in swimming, she is passionate about developing education and sport in India. She is an advocate for keeping sports clean and works as Science Program Lead at the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).
Bharat Chetri
FORMER CAPTAIN, INDIAN HOCKEY TEAM
Winner of Karnataka Olympics Association Award and Bengal Ratna Award, Bharat has won over ten international medals representing India. Bharat has been nurturing underprivileged kids and coaching them at Jude Felix Hockey Academy since 2012.
Devika Malik
Intl. Para–athlete and Psychological Counsellor
She is working with the Commonwealth Youth Council as Representative of Young Persons with Disabilities. In recognition of Devika’s efforts as Co – Founder of Wheeling Happiness Foundation, she has been awarded the ‘Queen’s Young Leader Award 2015’.
Heena Sidhu
ISSF World Champion (Shooting)
She became the first Indian pistol shooter to reach number one in world rankings by the International Shooting Sport Federation. In 2017, she won the gold medal in women’s 10 meter air pistol event at the Commonwealth shooting championships.

Team

Nitish Chiniwar
Founder
Pranav Gopinath
Operations
Rohit Sasvehalli
Performance & Life Coach
Veena Anjanappa
Regional Manager, Karnataka
Praveen
Head, PWD