Advisory Board

Ravindra Vikram Singh, Chief Mentor

He loves working on socio-economic issues, aiming to bring ourselves together for sustainable development. After 6 years of corporate roles, he focused my his energies on social organisations and entrepreneurship. He is currently pursuing a degree in LLB, after an MBA from Glasgow Caledonian University, UK and B.Com. (Hons.) from Sri Aurobindo College, University of Delhi. Recently, established a first college in rural part of Dataganj, district Budaun. In free time, he is usually travelling.

Gaurav Krishna Gupta, Co-founder

I am based in Delhi, did schooling form DPS Mathura Road, Delhi, B.Com from Delhi University and MBA from Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK. I am management professional working in Noida.

Gunjani Patel, Co-founder

Gunjani received her M.A in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Dakota in 2008. She received her B.S in Nutrition Science from University of Cincinnati in 2002. After receiving her Counseling degree, she start her career in Manhattan, now relocated to Tampa Bay, Florida in 2013, where she runs private practice with individuals, couples, families, and children. Trained in both psychodynamic as well as family systems psychotherapy, she works with families to identify overall family dynamics. Additionally, she has been working with women and children survivors of domestic and sexual abuse at a Community Violence Intervention center where she provided crisis counseling, suicide helpline and support for victims of sexual abuse. 

Snigdha Sharma, Co-founder

Snigdha belongs to Uttrakhand and was raised in various parts of northern and western India. She holds a Masters Degree in Economics and Honours in Statistics. Currently, she is based out of Noida and works for an MNC and pursues Actuarial exams. As a student in Ramjas COllege, Delhi University, she was part of the NSS unit, under which she organized various seminars and camps for- Aids Awareness, Child Labour, Female Foeticide, Child Education and Blood Donation Camps. She started a school inside the premises of her college where she used to teach poor kids from Chandraval after college Hours. Its been 8+ years that the school is still going strong and has gathered many volunteers.

Sayak Gosh, Co-founder

Sayak is a mechanical engineer who graduated from NIT Warangal. Sayak has worked in different sectors including management consultancy, construction and real estate, data centers and healthcare. Sayak used to work with ITC Limited in Bangalore and is presently pursuing his MBA from Rice University in Houston, USA. He advises iCFDR on strategy, educational and sustainability initiatives.

Dr Hariom Solanki

Hariom was born and brought up in a farming community in Bulandshahar, Uttar Pradesh. After primary education, with his family he shifted to Delhi. He has been was awarded with ‘Indira award’ and also national scholarship for his achievements in 2002. He secured admission to reputed Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi and completed his MBBS in 2010. After working with Delhi government for a while he got into All India Institute for Medical Sciences, New Delhi to pursue post-graduation (MD – Community Medicine). He has experience of working at multiple levels in health system, administration of health centre, leading health teams, implementing national health programmes etc. He has the drive and passion to work for improving the health and upliftment of the people especially those who are under-served and left out of the mainstream. Presently he is working as Assistant Professor at Government Medical College, Haldwani (Uttarakhand), where he teaches MBBS and MD students as well as is involved in health service delivery to community and departmental research activities.

Ankit Singh

An architect from IIT Roorkee, Ankit is a certified sustainability professional. Ankit presently works with ITC Limited as a project and strategy manager and handles projects across India in locations such as Guntur, Bangalore, Lucknow, Kolkata, Ernakulam and Patna. He heads the sustainability initiatives at iCFDR.

Gaurav Surana

Gaurav Surana is an established Chartered Accountant with 10+ years of experience in the field of accounting, reporting, forecasting, outsourcing and developing shared service centres. In his current role, he heads service delivery team on an MNC. When not at work, he spends time with family and follows sports.

Dr. Richa Jaswal

Dr. Richa Jaswal is a public health researcher and advocates health as a human right.  She graduated in dentistry from Himachal Pradesh University and went on to do Maters in public health (epidemiology) from Manipal University, Manipal. She also has a certificate course in health economics and policy from Maastricht University, Netherlands.  There after she worked in a team as senior research assistant in Public Health foundation of India, where she was involved in evaluating quality of health care from both provider’s and consumer’s perspective in public health facilities in six states of India as part of USAID-funded project. She is now based in Sydney contemplating her research career and has a vision to design and implement policies in public interest.

Smita Singh, LLB

Smita Singh is a law graduate from National Law University Jodhpur with a degree in BBA(H) LLB(H).Currently working in as legal advisory. She has a passion for writing on emerging social and legal issues.

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