Core Team

The NGO is managed by various like minded professionals from various walks of life who are passionate about brining in the change in the social fabric of the country. Below is the list of core team members of the NGO

  • Jalpesh Mehta is a Management professional having avid interest in wildlife, youth development and social rights at large. Based out of Mumbai, Jalpesh has his roots back in Kolkata, where he also served as the General Secretary of St. Xaviers College Students Union which acted as the seed for the foundation of the NGO, Empower Foundation.
  • Nupur Kothari is a designer by profession but a researcher at heart, trying to bring in the analytical edge to the NGOs work. Nupur looks into research and allied areas for the foundation. Nupur is based out of Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  • Sheetal Mehta is an Artist and Visharad in Indian Folk dance, retaining and spreading the Indian culture in form of the folk and tribal art across the urban next-gen Youth. Sheetal has been involved in youth development programmes, consumer rights policy making, influencing and creating awareness on the same. Sheetal is based out of Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Aruna Kothari is a moving sound board and solution generator and problem solver for the social segment upon which the NGO focuses on. Be it identifying the needy or doing a due diligence of a proposal or project, Aruna doesn’t think twice before approaching any authority for help and support for a case. Aruna is based out of Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  • Amarnath Narasimhan is a media professional and an animation expert and helps in social media campaigns of the NGO besides being a passionate environmentalist at heart. Amar is based out of Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Mitesh Panchal is a fitness expert having passion for Tigers and Leopards. Mitesh is known for his knowledge of wildlife. Representing the NGO for Census programmes and Rescue operations, Mitesh has been closely tracking the Leopard movements around SGNP especially at Thane side and has been instrumental in working closely with the forest department for conservation activities. Mitesh is based out of Thane, Maharashtra.
  • Amit Mishra is a name to reckon with in the Indian Startup Eco system. and mentor to various startups and advisor to various incubators and state governments working on incubation funds and entrepreneurship cells, Amit is India Strategy head for a Japanese MNC and one of the key brainchild behind the NGO’s Youth development cell – IBAF : India Business Advisory Forum. Amit spends alternate fortnights in Mumbai and Delhi respectively
  • Rajeev Singh is a known Media Professional based out of Mumbai. Being a producer of commercial entertainment, Rajeev is strongly networked in the Bollywood industry and brings his media expertise and connect in the NGOs social endeavors
  • R.P. Harish Kumar is a seasoned IT Business Leader based out of India’s Silicon Valley, Bangalore, Karnataka. Harish has a special bent towards creating and promoting innovation in education space which helps in developing the youth of the country, especially the underprivileged attending the government schools. Consumer Rights is an area of passion for Harish.
  • Pranav Shah is an Engineer from Pune and an Industrialist based out at Morbi, Gujarat Pranav has been instrumental in various youth upfitment activities primarily in Gujarat region, where he doesn’t need a googlemap.