Who We Are

Sahyog, an initiative of Chehak Trust is governed by the following Board of Trustees

NEHA MADHIWALLA

Research Scientist, Public Health Trust of India

Neha is the Managing Trustee and the founder of Sahyog. She has a Masters in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences. She has worked in social research since 1997 and been involved in life-skills training and curriculum development since 2002.

 

BEENA CHOKSI

Educational Consultant

Beena has a Masters in Social Work from College of Social Work, Mumbai and a PhD in Education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She was a post-doctoral fellow at the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education.  She has worked on the professional development of teachers in formal and non-formal settings such as Shishuvan, Udayachal Primary School and Aseema.

PRIYA AGRAWAL

Founder Director, Antarang Foundation

Priya founded Antarang Foundation in 2012 to help young adults from socially and economically vulnerable backgrounds manage their transition from education to employment. Prior to setting up Antarang Foundation, she spent 11 years in the Social Sector leading organisations like SNEHA and The Akanksha Foundation as COO. Priya has a Masters in Management from the SP Jain Institute of Management and Research. Priya is an Ashoka Fellow, a Dasra Social Impact Leadership Fellow and an Unlimited India Growth Challenge Fellow. 

SURABHI SHARMA

Independent Filmmaker

Surabhi has been making documentaries since 2000. Her key concern has been documenting cities in transition through the lens of labour, music and migration, and most recently reproductive labour. Her films have been screened and awarded at international film festivals, museums and universities.

YASMIN CHAGLA

Teacher

Yasmin was a senior English teacher at The Bishop's School in Pune and Vice-Principal of Cumballa Hill High School, Mumbai.

SRIRAM KUMARASWAMI

Agriculturalist

Sriram has worked in the corporate and development sectors. He is currently involved in innovation in agriculture and rural development.

DR. ANITA GADGIL

Consultant

Anita is a consultant in the Dept. of Surgery at the BARC Hospital. Her area of specialisation is prevention, early detection and treatment of breast cancer.

MOHAN DESHPANDE

Health Communicator

Mohan is a health communicator and is associated with ABHA, a health communications group.

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