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.
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 Advisor, India Leaders for Social Sector
Sangeeta is a Senior Advisor at ILSS. She has over 20 years of experience in various media and communication roles with leading organisations such as The Economic Times, Business India, Netscribes India Pvt Ltd, Etihad Airways (Abu Dhabi) and the Tata group. Prior to joining ILSS, Sangeeta was Co-Founder and Director at India Development Review. Sangeeta holds an M.Phil in English, in addition to a degree in communication and journalism and a diploma in airline marketing. An avid reader and traveller, she sees herself as a forever student on a journey of learning and discovery.
Shaveta Sharma Kukreja
Director, ILSS and Managing Director, Central Square Foundation
Shaveta leads Central Square Foundation’s efforts to improve capacity building and development of educators- teachers, principals and administrators. She also oversees CSF’s organisational development. She brings to the team more than a decade of professional experience in management and education. Her corporate background includes work at The Boston Consulting Group, Global Vantedge (a business process outsourcing start-up) and Citibank. She has also been a visiting faculty member in the Human Resources and Organisational Behavior disciplines at various business schools in Delhi NCR. Her primary areas of interest are teaching and research of organisational behaviour and leadership styles. Shaveta earned her bachelor’s degree in Economics from Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi and holds an MBA in Management from IIM, Bangalore. She is also certified in the psychometric tools MBTI, FIRO-B and FIRO-Business.
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.