Governing Board


Shahira Naim 

Managing Trustee –  Shahira Naim is a senior journalist and Special Correspondent with The Tribune (Chandigarh). She is actively associated with gender and development issues.

Arundhati Dhuru

Founder Trustee – Arundhati Dhuru is an activist and National Convener of the National Alliance of Peoples Movement  &  Advisor to the Commissioner of Supreme Court on the Right to Food.

Nishi Mehrotra

Founder Trustee  – Nishi Mehrotra is a gender and education specialist with 25 years of experience in the development sector. She was the Chairperson of the Mahila Samakhya National Resource Group, Ministry of Human Resource Development.

Amita Verma

Trustee – Amita Verma is a senior journalist with the Asian Age and reputed political analyst who has been a ring-side observer of the state’s political scene.

Trupti Panchal

Trustee –Trupti Panchal is an Assistant Professor at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India. She is an activist and researcher on women’s rights issues in India working with a feminist vision.

Adv. Risha Syed

Trustee – Adv. Risha Syed is a feminist lawyer. Raising the issue of women, children, and minority communities since 2004.

Meera Sanghamitra

Trustee – Meera Sanghamitra is a transgender woman*, lawyer, and political activist.

Gurjeet Kaur

Trustee – Gurjeet Kaur is a gender specialist with more than 20 years of experience in the development sector.