OUR TEAM

Ms. Mona Rai, MBA

She is a management graduate from the prestigious Xavier's Institute of Labour Relations (XLRI) and has worked extensively with media houses for more than twenty years as business writer. Currently, she works as a freelance Trainer and Management Consultant to host of corporate and social organizations on policy strategies and capacity building.

Dr. (Ms.) Baran Farooqi

She is working as Professor and Co- Coordinator of Outreach Program in Jamia Millia Islamia - a Central University in India. Teaching English language to under-graduate and post graduate students, she is equally involved in developing and overseeing Jamia's community initiatives including income-generating programs for women leading to all-women –established and successfully run canteen in the University campus catering to about 1000 students and staff members.

MS. ANJANA TATA : CO-FOUNDER AND SECRETARY

Ms. Anjana Tata – Co-founder and Secretary of Aarohan, she's the guiding force that has steered Aarohan to unimaginable heights. A true livewire, there's no escaping her infectious enthusiasm which rubs on to everyone present around her. A teacher par excellence, her hold over Hindi is impeccable enriching and enhancing the intellect of Aarohan's children. Her commanding presence at Aarohan ensures that everything runs smoothly without any hurdles.

DR. REKHA KHANDELWAL : VICE-PRESIDENT

Dr. Rekha Khandelwal – A renowned gynaecologist who owns Vardaan Hospital in New Delhi. She has made social work an integral part of her life. As Aarohan’s Vice-President, she has been a pillar of strength for our children. Sensitive and considerate, she has also made women's issues her focal point. Her ultimate dream is to establish an old age home to take care of the senior citizens in their twilight years.

MR. SHASHI SAHAI

Mr. Shashi Sahai – A prolific photo journalist with an experience of 33 years, he has worked for various well-known national, international magazines and newspapers. He has a comprehensive portfolio on travel, heritage and wildlife etc and showcased his expertise in an advertising project that won the bronze at Cannes. A philanthropist to the core, he has been associated with Aarohan since its inception and has selflessly dedicated himself to the cause. He is also the Treasurer of our organization.

MS. RANI PATEL : PRESIDENT AND FOUNDER

Ms. Rani Patel - President and founder of Aarohan who has embraced scores of slum and street children, dreams  life beyond ordinary.