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Team

 

OUR TRUSTEES

 

Chairman

C.L.Gowda

CHAIRMAN

C.L.Gowda is the backbone of the Foundation. He has gained a prominent position in society, particularly within his community because of his strong will power, caliber, conviction, dedication and leadership quality. He has been a promoter of two educational institutions; Mahatma Vidyalaya for rural school children in Muthanallur and Bangalore Technological Institute, Off Sarjapur. He is committed to provide education opportunities to under-privileged and empower communities based on their interests.

Anupama Gowda

Anupama Gowda

MANAGING TRUSTEE

Anupama is an educator and a social entrepreneur. As Co-founder and Director of Workbench Projects; a public laboratory, makerspace and a Fab-Lab she nurtures innovation in the hardware startup ecosystem. She also heads Yuva Chintana Foundation as a thought-leader and Managing Trustee. She has a double Masters in Business and Gallery Studies in Critical Curating from UK. Currently a research scholar at University of Texas, Dallas.

Aruna

Aruna C

TRUSTEE

Aruna is a Computer Science engineer, with a Master’s degree in Psychology (HRDM). She is one of the Co-Founders of NumberNagar®, an innovation in Experiential Learning (learning through play and activities) in Maths, English, and Science, for children of ages 5 to 14. She currently heads the R&D team at NumberNagar®. Her core work involves research, design and development of educational products and solutions.

 

 

OUR TEAM

 

Shivani

Shivani Bail

CONSULTANT

Shivani is a writer with experience as a communications officer in the social sector. She has completed her Masters in Education and has worked as a teacher in two schools before joining YCF. She writes YCF's reports, case studies and newsletters alongside managing its online presence.

Arpith Raj

Arpith Raj

ADMINISTRATIVE LEAD

Arpit oversees the financial operations of the Foundation. He works closely with all verticals in developing budgets, monitoring transactions and preparing financial reports. 

Sushma

Sushma Gowda

PROJECT MANAGER

Sushma facilitates training and oversees team leaders in the education vertical to achieve their training goals effectively. She oversees performance of teacher facilitators and conducts reviews regularly to ensure all education initiatives of the foundation meet the requirements.

 

Chidambar

Chidambar Joshi

COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANT

Chidambar Joshi is an engineer who works in a big corporation. In his free time he is a popular RJ for Rainbow FM and an expert translator. He helps YCF stay bilingual in a meaningful way by translating important communications into Kannada.

Vinay

Vinay H S

VIDEOGRAPHER

Vinay is a cinematographer with a number of Kannada films to his credit. He is also an ace photographer and has helped YCF forge its visual identity. 

Lohith

Lohith Kumar

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Lohith is an artist. He often teams up with Vinay to create the graphic content for YCF's videos and other communication material. 

Swathi S

SCHOOL ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST- MYSORE

Swathi

Shankar 

SCHOOL ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST- MYSORE

Shankar