Anu Prasad is the Founder-Director of India Leaders for Social Sector, and was the Senior Advisor at Central Square Foundation. She is one of the founding members of the Young India Fellowship (YIF) at Ashoka University and was its Deputy Dean. Previously, she was a member of the initial team at American Express in India where she led the implementation of Amex’s global financial re-engineering, helping to create the Financial Resource Centre in New Delhi. Post Amex, she worked as the Regional Head of Finance for TNT, North India. An entrepreneur at heart, she also co-founded and managed a travel company in India. She also worked as a consultant with the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation.
Barkha is a young professional who graduated from Kirori Mal College, Delhi University with a degree in Economics. Prior to ILSS, she worked with PwC India as a Forensic Analyst for over a year post which she decided to transition into the social sector with ILSS. She has also worked with Global Health Strategies during her undergraduate days as a Research Intern.
Program Manager, Marketing & Communications
Isha has been working in the development sector for 5 years now, in both rural and urban context. In 2014, she earned a Master’s degree in Social Work with specialization in Women-Centered Practice from Tata Institute of Social Sciences and an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Philosophy from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University. She has worked at Central Square Foundation where she identified and supported social entrepreneurs in the school education space. Isha has also supervised an entrepreneurial skills program for 400+ government schools in rural India while working at Going To School, a grassroots organization. Prior to ILSS, Isha was with Genpact Centre for Women’s Leadership at Ashoka University where she worked in initiatives to increase participation of women in the workforce in India across sectors.
Nikita is a social sector professional with experience primarily in the areas of leadership development, education, and gender and sexuality. Prior to ILSS, she was a founding core team member at the School of Life Foundation where she led programs on prevention of sexual violence against women and children. She has also worked with Kaivalya Education Foundation on large-scale public education reform in rural Rajasthan and municipal schools of Mumbai. Nikita holds a Master’s in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education, with a focus on adult development and leadership. She is also an alumna of Delhi University and the Gandhi Fellowship.
Pratyush received his Post Graduate Diploma in Liberal Studies at Ashoka University’s Young India Fellowship (YIF) Programme in 2017. At YIF, he worked with Trivedi Centre for Political Data and conducted political research in UP and Punjab. Before YIF, he was associated with the Chairman’s Office in Quality Council of India (QCI). Pratyush graduated with a Masters of Science in Finance from BITS, Pilani and had appeared twice for the Civil Services Examination. His key interest areas are the Social Sector, Domestic & International Politics and Peace & Conflict Management.
Senior Program Associate
Radhika is a development professional, specialising in communications. She graduated from the Indian School of Development Management (ISDM) with a postgraduate Diploma in Development Leadership and also has an undergraduate degree in Communications and Journalism. Prior to joining ILSS, she managed partnerships and communications for a Bengaluru based social enterprise named DailyDump that works with changing mindset and behaviour around waste through design, enabling decentralised management of waste.
Finance and Operations Manager
Vineet comes with over 8 years of experience in Accounting and Finance across sectors. At ILSS he takes care of the organization’s admin and operations apart from the leading the Accounts department. Prior to ILSS, he has held several leadership roles in companies like Koncept Group and Deutsche Motoren. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from Delhi University.