Antarangis are a team of committed individuals striving to enhance and foster the career aspirations of young people.

Abhishek Gupta

Assistant, Programs

Adithi Shetty

Intern, Partnerships

Akshata Hawaldar

Senior Associate, Product Development

Akumnaro Longchar

Associate, Programs

Amit Shinde

Senior Associate, Programs

Annamika Sunil

Senior Associate, Communications

Avinash Choudhary

Associate, Program Quality Management

Carmel Rasquinha

Assistant Manager, Youth Development And Partnerships

Cibel Mascarenhas

Senior Associate, Product Development

Deeksha Mishra

Associate, Industry Partnerhsip

Farheen Chawdhary

Senior Associate, Finance And Accounts

Gayathri R S

Senior Associate, Program Development

Geeta Mhatre

Assistant, Administration

Ibrahim Khan

Assistant, Talent And Culture

Kirti Gupta

Assistant, Founder’s Office

Kunal Naik

Assistant Manager, Youth Development And Partnerships

Lakshika Mali

Senior Associate, Programs


Assistant, Administration

Malvika Acharya

Assistant Manager, Talent And Culture

Manisha Jain

Associate, Youth Development And Partnerships

Mayur Shirke

Assistant, Programs

Mayuresh Jagtap

Assistant Manager, Programs

Milind Dalvi

Associate, Program Management

Monika Ahuja

Assistant Manager, Finance And Accounts

Nafasat Shaikh

Associate, Program Development

Nafees Idrisi

Assistant, Youth Development And Partnerships

Nisha Jha

Assistant, Communications

Nikesh Jaiswal

Associate, Communications And Fundraising

Palak Sadotra

Manager, Program Quality Management

Payal Sormare

Senior Associate, Talent And Culture

Pooja Yadav

Associate, Programs

Praneeta Katdare

Associate, Program Development

Pratha Shah

Assistant Manager, Program Development

Pravin Deshmukh

Associate, Administration

Preeti Raulo

Intern, Programs

Priya Agrawal

Founder- Director

Priyanka Sanghai

Director, Program And Product Development

Priyanka Sharma

Lead, Fundraising And Communications

Rapti Mukherjee

Lead, Talent, Culture And Administration

Rahul Gupta

Assistant, Programs

Rohit Jaiswar

Associate, Research And Learning

Reeba George

Senior Associate, Youth Development And Partnerships

Shaheeda Shaikh

Senior Associate, Research And Learning

Shaheen Shaikh

Associate, Talent And Culture

Smita Patil

Assistant Manager, Programs

Soniya Dhakane

Associate, Programs

Shraddha Kulkarni

Intern, Finance And Accounts

Sonu Swain

Associate, Programs

Sreyoshi Sen

Manager, Programs

Surendra Surwade

Manager, Youth Development And Partnerships

Sunil Singh

Associate, Program Quality Management

Srijoni Banerjee

Senior Associate, Programs

Sonal Ghodge

Associate, Youth Development And Partnerships

Swati Mohan

Director, Programs

Sumaiya Shaikh

Associate, Program Quality Management

Shaheen Moinuddin Shaikh

Assistant, Training

Shivani Gautam

Intern, Partnerships

Vani Kaul

Associate, Product Development

Vishal Kamble

Associate, Program Management

Yogesh Varadkar

Assistant Manager, Programs

Yomakumba Ao

Associate, Program Management

Zeenat Valli

Lead, Youth Development And Partnerships

Meet the exceptional individuals whose beliefs ensure we accomplish all that Antarang sets out to achieve for our youth.

Priya Agrawal.

Priya has over 2 decades of experience in the development sector, spent largely leading organisations that work with adolescents on helping them develop skills and competencies that are valued in the workplace. Priya founded Antarang Foundation in 2013, to focus on providing career awareness and career readiness and bridging the gap between education and employability. Priya holds a post-graduation in Management from SP Jain Institute of Management and Research and a Bachelor' in Biological Sciences. She is an Ashoka Fellow and an ASPiRE Fellow.

Ajay Kelkar

Ajay is a seasoned Entrepreneurial business leader, strategic thinker, and Leadership coach with over 30 years of experience spanning large corporates and start-up ventures. Ajay has been in CXO positions in prestigious organisations such as HDFC Bank and Shoppers Stop. Ajay also co-founded Hansa Cequity, a renowned customer marketing solutions company. As a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) accredited by the International Coaching Federation (ICF), Ajay combines his extensive expertise with a deep understanding of human behaviour and organisational dynamics to help leaders and teams enhance their capabilities. Currently serving as a Partner at Reflexion, a prominent leadership consulting firm, Ajay leverages coaching and behavioural science to enable organisations to maximise their leadership potential and cultivate high-performance teams.

Anuj Gandhi

Anuj is the Founder of Plug and Play Entertainment P Ltd, a cutting-edge Media Tech Start-up revolutionising the Connected TV experience across various devices, mobile platforms, and the web. With an impressive background in the media industry, he led the content monetisation team at IndiaCast, a joint venture between TV18 and Viacom. He was involved with Reliance Jio, spearheading the acquisition of all Jio video and audio apps. His leadership roles at Den Networks and Set Discovery have further solidified his reputation as a forward-thinking and dynamic professional. Anuj holds a graduate degree from the prestigious SP Jain Institute of Management.

Vivek Talwar

Vivek is the Founder-Director of Chrysalis, a Goa-based consulting organisation that works in the areas of envisioning, sustainability, business excellence and organisational Culture. Until March 2018, Vivek was the Chief Culture Officer and Chief Sustainability Officer of Tata Power. He is currently a Consultant to Tata Sons working for Tata Business Excellence Group and part of the think tank that steers Affirmative Action in the Tata Group. He also serves on other nonprofit boards – including Antarang Foundation, a Mumbai-based organisation that creates career opportunities for disadvantaged urban, and the Yara India Trust, a corporate CSR body focused on development programs for the rural hinterland of North India. He is also on the Advisory Council of the Tata Centre of Excellence on Coastal and Marine Biodiversity Conservation.

Meet the influential minds advising and shaping
our organisation's direction, strategy, and impact;
our Advisory Council Members.

Amita Chauhan

Amita has more than 25 years of experience working with non-profit organisations, including 8 years at GiveIndia, with an emphasis on communications. Apart from serving on Antarang’s Advisory Council, she is also the Communications Team Leader at St Jude India Childcare Centres, and she is a member of Social Venture Partners. Currently, she works on helping individuals plan their philanthropic giving in a way that is enriching, rewarding and fulfilling to them.

Archana Chandra

Archana presently serves as Board Member & CEO of Jai Vakeel Foundation, one of the largest NGOs serving those impacted by mental challenges. She is a Trustee of SRCC, which is building the largest hospital dedicated to children in the country. She is also a member of the Advisory Board of Annamrita (part of the ISKCON Food Relief Foundation) and Antarang Foundation. Prior to her current positions, she worked in various marketing, PR, and HR roles at The Akanksha Foundation, Informix (a division of IBM), and Bennett & Coleman.

Alka Nalavadi

Alka is a corporate lawyer and specialises in mergers & acquisitions. In her 29-year career, Alka has worked on several complex cross-border M&A transactions. Today she is a partner at AZB & Partners – a prominent law firm in India. Alka completed her Bachelor of Law from the University of Delhi in 1995. She also holds a master’s in economics from the Delhi School of Economics, and a Bachelor in Economics from Hindu College, University of Delhi.

Rizwan Koita

Rizwan Koita is the co-founder of CitiusTech since 2005, and led the company as its CEO for 16 years (till Oct 2021). CitiusTech is a global leader in healthcare technology with deep expertise in product engineering, data management, analytics and data science. Prior to CitiusTech, Rizwan was the co-founder & CEO of TransWorks (now Concentrix). Founded in 1999, TransWorks was one of the first BPO organisations in India. Prior to TransWorks, Rizwan was a management consultant with McKinsey & Co. Rizwan is actively associated with multiple social initiatives. Rizwan received TiE's Hall of Fame Award in 2022 and IIT Bombay's Distinguished Alumni Award (DAA) in 2019. Rizwan won the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2013 and the Young Achievers Award for Business 2002 of the Indo-American Society. Rizwan has a bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay & a Master's Degree in EE/Computer Science from MIT – ranked at the top in both programs.

Aleem Jivraj

Aleem is the Chief Operating Officer for Global Markets, Asia ex-Japan; and Global Foreign Exchange & Emerging Markets at Nomura. Prior to joining Nomura in 2009, Aleem worked at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch, where he was the Head of Asia Pacific Strategy and Business Development, based in Hong Kong. Before this, he spent five years at Merrill Lynch, focusing on global markets strategy in Asia and the US, prior to which he was a Strategy Consultant at Oliver Wyman in New York. Aleem is the Co-Chair of the Board of EMPower Hong Kong and an advisor to a number of other NGOs in Asia. He is committed to supporting the sustainable growth of NGOs in Asia and promoting best practices and knowledge sharing between organizations. Aleem is also actively involved in a number of gender balance initiatives, as a Male Ally with The Women’s Foundation in Hong Kong, and a key driver of several initiatives at Nomura. Aleem graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Economics.

The Youth Advisory Board is a dynamic and passionate group of young individuals who champion and amplify the powerful voice of today's youth

The Youth Advisory Board is established to ensure Antarang is for the youth, by the youth, of the youth.

They guide Antarang's program strategy, providing valuable insights and ensuring alignment with youth needs.

With their approval, impactful initiatives are implemented. Joining the board allows individuals to amplify youth voices, champion our cause, and make a lasting difference in countless lives.

Abhishek Thakur

Grade 12 Student

Harsh Dubey

Account Manager at Airtel

Mahima Choudhary

Content Intern at Imarticus Learning

Rinki Yadav

Assistant Sales Manager at Aditya Birla Health Insurance Company

Pavitra Yadav

2nd year BMS student at Guru Nanak College

Soumya Chintakindi

2nd year Environmental studies student at Krea University

Prachi Mishra

Senior Associate at Lend a hand
Founder of Project Nilay
Co-Founder of Safe Odisha For Her

Parita Malvia

Freelance Educator

Tanisha Agrawal

Grade 12 Student