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Sumedh Khaire

Trustee

Sumedh is pursuing his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical engineering for a reputed college. From young age he has an inclination towards social work, working for underprivileged community. He has worked as Joint Secretary for the Cultural Department in College; planning and organizing all the cultural events. He has been volunteering Fort Restoration and cleaning drives on forts like Sudhagad Sarasgad, Rajgad. He is actively working for Bhorai Shikshan Sanstha which operates Two Secondary High Schools which provides free of cost education in remote rural areas of Sudhagad. He has done extensive relief work during Covid19 pandemic.

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Siddhesh Bagwe

Trustee

Siddhesh is a young entrepreneur. He has completed his Master’s degree in computer application from V.J.T.I college. He is Director at “Skypark Infraprojects Pvt. Ltd.” He is a doted environmentalist and a fitness freak. He has volunteered many tree plantation campaigns, campaign regarding awareness towards global warming, anti-plastic movements etc.

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Phelomeena D’souza

Trustee

Phelomeena has a rich experience in handling ports and maritime business. She is working as a Director at Maritime company. Through her organization she has done a lot of CSR activities in the field of education, women empowerment, rural development etc.

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Mrs. Chitralekha Patil

Mentor Trustee

Chitralekha Patil is Chairperson of CFTI and Director of PNP Group. She is an educationalist. She is actively involved in the day to day functioning of the organisation with a keen focus on its clean educational programs & the women empowerment schemes.

She has a hands-on approach to each & every aspect of CFTI & continues to inspire the entire team with her zeal & commitment.

Besides CFTI she is an active social worker for many causes which has been entrusted to her by the PNP Group.

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Samya Rajendra Korde

Honorary Trustee

Samya is a student and she has a great inclination towards social work. Through her various groups she is actively working in India's largest slum area "Dharavi".  She is continuously working for the upliftment of slum areas in Mumbai.

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Ar. Reshma Sejpal

Honorary Trustee

Reshma Sejpal is the principal architect at Sejpal associates, a 16 year old architecture firm. She has also been a honorary professor at JJ School of Architecture, Mumbai university, Garodia School of Professional Studies and has been conducting art/design seminars in design and catering colleges. Teaching is her passion.

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Mr. Shubhankar Takle

Honorary Trustee

Shubhankar Takle is a mechanical engineering graduate (BSME '17) from Purdue University, USA. He has experience working in both manufacturing and research roles in India and the USA. He is currently a Director at Takle Jewellers Pvt. Ltd.

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Mr. Haider Soomar

Honorary Trustee

He is young, dynamic business man. His contribution in social work, rural education is commendable. He has vast experience in the field of economic management.

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Tannisha Avarrsekar, AKC

Honorary Trustee

Tannisha Avarrsekar is the Founder, CEO & Editor-in-Chief of Lokatantra.in, a social enterprise that works towards increasing political awareness and social consciousness in Indian youth. She is a graduate in English & Politics from King's College London, where she also sits on the Board of elected Associates. Miss Avarrsekar is a well-respected consultant in the field of Political Strategy & Communications and also the author of two critically acclaimed books.