Dr. Sadhana S M
Has 28 years of experience in medicine and in public health working with government, UN agencies and private sector, spanning to different States to Tier-A cities to small regional districts in India. As an established expert in public health, she is specialized in Health Care Delivery System, Maternal and Child Health and emphasize on social and behavioral aspects to improve the quality of healthcare. She has taken up many initiatives and implemented “tailored” health programs in Allopathy as well as Indian Systems of Medicine (AYUSH) for women and children mainly and other vulnerable groups in general. She has attended a course on decentralization of Health Policy in Harvard University, USA. Previously she has served as Executive Director, Karnataka State Health System Resource Centre (KSHSRC), Surveillance medical officer in National Polio surveillance project–NPSP-WHO, State child health consultant, NRHM, Govt. of Karnataka and Medical officer in urban family welfare Centre (UFWC), Bengaluru (BBMP).
Dr. Padmavathi. B.S.
Holds Post Graduate Degree in Political Science, M. Phil. and Doctoral Degrees with specialization in foreign Policies (of India and the United States of America) from the Department of Political Science, Bangalore University. She holds a certificate on ‘Introduction to Corporate Social Responsibility’ awarded by United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR, Geneva). Has completed ‘Women Entrepreneurship Programme’ of IIM-Bangalore and is a certified Global Career Counsellor from UCLA Extension. She has coordinated and headed nearly 30 national and international survey related projects. Has worked with the International Academy for Creative Teaching (iACT) as the Coordinator (PGDCT-KSOU) and as a Senior Faculty - Social Sciences. Has served as a member of the NCTE Textbook Committee (XII-World Politics). Has contributed to the drafting of Karnataka State Youth Policy as a Member of the Drafting Committee. As Project Coordinator of Madiwala Biodiversity Park Project, a flagship project of KLCDA, she facilitated project implementation. Served Karnataka Knowledge Commission, a high-powered recommendatory body constituted by Government of Karnataka, as Senior Research Associate.
Has 12 years of teaching experience at postgraduate level teaching Management subjects and served as coordinator for Internal Quality Assurance Cell. His areas of interest are Quality in Education and Management of NGOs. He has published and presented many papers at national level and presently working on research in the area of Happiness Index in Organizations. He has worked as Chief Consultant in the Technical Secretariat of Committee to draft National Education Policy headed by renowned Space Scientist Dr. K Kasturirangan, which was constituted by MHRD, Government of India in the year 2017. He also served as honorary Secretary and Treasurer of C-LAMPS, a Bengaluru based NGO.
Dr. Soumya Prakash B S
A Doctorate in Management, she has over 9 years of Corporate Experience and 4 years of Academic experience. She has been awarded the “High Impact Award” from Ernst and Young and “Champion of Progeon-Infosys” award from Infosys for Performance excellence. She is also a Certified Learning Leader, certified by Ernst & Young. She has published many research papers in National and International Journals. She has worked as a Researcher in the Technical Secretariat of Committee to draft National Educational Policy headed by renowned Space Scientist, Dr. K. Kasturirangan, which was constituted by MHRD, Government of India in 2017.
Ms. Dharani S
She is pursuing her doctoral studies in the field of English studies with special focus on Philology, History of Disciplines and Universities and Liberal education. Her area of interest includes Literary and cultural studies, Higher Education and English studies. She has three years of teaching experience both at undergraduate and postgraduate studies. She is passionate to work on social sectors with a motive to bring positive change. She has played an instrumental role in transforming Aahana NGO and successfully placed it into a scalable model exhibiting her managerial skills. She has also worked as a volunteer at Campus2Community, a group of young students and professionals who are committed to improving the quality of Government-run schools in Karnataka.
Sri. B K Shivakumar
Has 17 years of experience in office management and administration. He has wide exposure working at educational institutions, NGOs and Corporate. He has functional expertise in office and personnel management, documentation, compliance with statutary requirements etc.