Our Team

Mamta Rangan

Founder and Chairperson

Mamta is a graduate of Science from Delhi University with 12 years of experience in the corporate sector. Her love for children and desire to do something for the society led her to start Udaan as a small informal project in 2004 to support the education of children of construction workers. Her belief that every child must have an equal opportunity and access to quality education made her to register Udaan as a not-for-profit organisation in 2009.  Mamta has been instrumental in developing the educational programs over the years and led Udaan to what it is today, a journey from Kindergarten to Employability.

Padma Vaswani

Trustee

Padma Vaswani is an alumna of Elphinstone College, Bombay University. She began her career in education at a school in Kolkata. While in Kolkata, she was associated with the East India Charitable Trust and was also the Chairperson of the Cheshire Homes. On her return to Mumbai, she was associated with the Hiranandani Foundation School for 17 years from where she retired as Principal in 2007. Subsequently,  she was  a consultant to a few schools and was the Consulting Editor with Madhuban Educational Books for their History series. She is currently on the panel of Raj Mohindra Education Consultants. Padma has been a believer in the philosophy of Udaan since its inception.

 

N Rangarajan

Trustee

Rangarajan has 29 years of experience in corporate sector and is currently the Head of Operations at Nomura Services India. Rangarajan is a Commerce graduate from Delhi University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered and Cost Accountants of India. His involvement with Udaan stems from his deep -rooted desire to help less privileged children and his commitment to education.

 

Sundar Krishnan

Operations Lead

Sundar has over 3 decades of experience in various leadership roles in companies in India and abroad. In these roles, his inclination has always been to contribute to the social cause. His strong belief in the cause of inclusiveness to improve the social fabric of the country has brought him to Udaan. Sundar is responsible for strengthening systems and processes across functions and programmes at Udaan India Foundation. 

 

Sushree Mishra

Programme Lead

Sushree is an educationist, author and a reading specialist with a passion for storytelling. She has 8 years of experience in the field of curriculum development, teacher training, community development, as well as hands-on teaching. She has worked with Pratham, Dr. Reddy’s Foundation, and the Pasadena Unified School District in California, USA. She has also been a consultant with Oxford University Press India. She strongly believes that every child has a right to education in a happy and nurturing environment. Her role at Udaan enables her to translate this belief to action. 

 

Deepali Barapatre

Programme Officer

Deepali is a BE in Electronics and a BSc in psychology. She has been a teaching assistant in Teach for India and has experience in training, development and research in the education sector. She is passionate about integrating creativity, technology, and critical thinking skills into the education system to ensure that all students acquire 21st century skills irrespective of their economic background . She believes her work at Udaan is a vital step in this direction.

Shradha Pevekar

Admin Co-ordinator

Shradha is a post graduate in Commerce from Mumbai University. She has 8 years of experience in the retail, facility management and telecom sector. Her strong belief that a good education is essential for every child, motivated her to join Udaan.

 

Our Team

Sitting (left to right): Mamta Rangan, Komal Torne, Laxmi Yadav, Divya Dubey, Malkawa bomidi,

Sushma Vishwakrama, Shradha Pevekar

Standing (left to right): Suseela Venugopal, Pinky Gupta, Jyoti Francis, Indu Singh,

Preeti Gupta, Neelam Shrivastava, Savitri Pal, Mrunalini Shrivastava, Varsha Gaikwad,

Vedanti Desai, Kavita Saroj, Sunita Khamkar, Ashlesha Chitnavis, Vedika Dhuri, Sushree Mishra

Standing behind (left to right) : Karthik Ramanathan, Ajit Vishwakarma

Tel: (022) 40000392/ (+91) 9967885468  Email: udaanindiafoundation@gmail.com

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