Founder

 
Dr. Sanjay Kumar

Sanjay Kumar currently serves as the India Country Director of The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University. It is an entity dedicated to connecting the University with all the countries of South Asia, prompting two-way intellectual exchange and knowledge creation. Prior to this, he was involved at leadership positions with SEWA Movement for about two decades that organizes poor self-employed women workers in the informal economy in India. He holds a PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University, a Masters in Political Science from University of Delhi, and a Mid-Career Master’s in Public Administration as a Mason Fellow from the Harvard Kennedy School. He is voluntarily leading EdJustice People’s Campaign to rejuvenate the state-run educational institutions.

Dr. SANJAY KUMAR
(FOUNDER)

Co-Founder

Mrs. Santosh
(Co-Founder, Edjustice Foundation 
& Social Entrepreneur)

Mrs. SANTOSH

Santosh has worked with SEWA Delhi as a community organizer. Since then, she has been an entrepreneur and committed to provide skills to girls from poor community.

Ambassadors

 
HIMANSHU BAJPAI

Born and brought up in the storied by-lanes of old Lucknow, our Edjustice Ambassador of Bihar, Himanshu started his career in journalism and worked with organisations like All India Radio, Dainik Bhaskar and Tehelka in the past. A storehouse of Urdu and Hindi poetry and Lucknowwa folk stories, Himanshu has completed his PhD thesis on the Awadh Akhbar published by the Naval Kishore Press of Lucknow

HIMANSHU BAJPAI
(Dastango)

KRANTI JHA

Kranti Prakash Jha, who serves as the Edjustice Ambassador of Bihar is an Indian Bollywood actor and model from Begusarai, Bihar. He studied at Hindu College, University of Delhi and went on to begin his acting career by appearing in ads. He has featured in numerous TV commercials and music videos

KRANTI JHA 
(Bollywood Actor)

CHANDAN TIWARI

Serving as the Edjustice Ambassador of Bihari, by profession she is a folk singer from Bhojpur district, Bihar. She has been singing in various forms of folks like Bhojpuri, Magahi, Maithli, Nagpuri, Awadhi and Hindi Languages, and is best known for her folk songs, mostly in Kajri and Thumri. She has been awarded the Bismillah Khan Samman.

CHANDAN TIWARI
(Folk Singer)

 

Advisors

LIBBY BLAKE

She is the Chair of Governors for a residential school near London for children with special needs and has worked for 30 years as a social worker and later as a director of services to children in London which included responsibilities for improving state funded schools. She is committed to lifelong education, and to schools’ role in supporting the health and wellbeing of children. 

LIBBY BLAKE
(Chair of Governors for Parkwood Hall Co-operative Special Needs Academy,London)

YATISH KUMAR

Shri Yatish Kumar is a Mechanical Engineer of 1996 batch Indian Railway Service, Chartered Engineer and Fellow of Institute of Engineers (India). He is presently posted as CMD, Braithwaite & amp; Co. Limited (BCL), w.e.f. 28.05.2018. 

YATISH KUMAR
(CMD,Braithwaite & amp, Co.Limited (BCL)

KULWINDER KAUR

Kulwinder Kaur currently works as the Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, Jamia Millia Islamia. She is a sociologist by training but her teaching and research practice is multidisciplinary and trans-disciplinary in orientation. She began her professional journey in Delhi University where she taught and researched for close to five years

KULWINDER KAUR
(Associate Professor , Department of Sociology,Jamia Millia Islamia)

DR. ARBIND SINHA

Dr. Arbind Sinha is currently Advisor at MICA, Ahmedabad where he worked for 13 years and headed the Institute twice. He worked for 22 years with Space Applications Centre-ISRO in senior positions before taking voluntary retirement. Dr. Sinha authored two books, co-edited two books, and published papers and chapters in various books and journals

DR. ARBIND SINHA
(Advisor at MICA , Ahmedabad)

MARYA SHAKIL

Marya Shakil is an Indian television journalist and TV news anchor in CNN-News18. She has won the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards as Best Political Journalist (Broadcast) in 2012 for her show on 2012 UP elections and then again in 2014 for her 2014 general elections coverage, including a documentary on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Marya currently serves as the Edjustice Ambassador of Noida.

MARYA SHAKIL
(Indian Television Journalist , TV News Anchor -CNN News18)

SIKTA DEO
 

Senior Editor and Senior Anchor with NDTV India, Sikta began her career in 1995 in broadcast journalism with Aaj Tak and joined NDTV in 2003. Sikta compelled the Maharashtra Chief Minister and local administration to take stock of the Vidharba farmers’ suicides even before the Prime Minister’s visit in 2006. She has been awarded for her special shows, including the National Telly Award for Best Current Affairs Programme (Home & International) for the show ‘Aman Ka Pull’

SIKTA DEO
(Anchor & Senior Journalist)

ADITI MAHESHWARI

Aditi Maheshwari-Goyal heads the Department of Copyrights and Translation at Vani Prakashan and is the Managing Trustee at Vani Foundation. She is an executive advisor to Jaipur BookMark- south Asia’s largest publishing platform, Mumbai Lit-o-Fest, Kumaon Literature Festival and Indore Literature festival

ADITI MAHESHWARI
(Head of Department of Copyrights and Transition at Vani Prakashan)

MOHAMMAD SOHAIL

Mohammad Sohail is a self-confessed “rural boy from Bihar” who managed to establish himself in the business communities of UAE and Canada through Bihari grit and determination, luck and a solid foundation in Indian education. His own experiences ignited a keen interest in uplifting the Indian education system. He supports endeavors to make the path easier and more stimulating for the next generation of rural achievers. He is a staunch believer of rejuvenating rural education in India as a way of achieving equity in access to quality education.

MOHAMMAD SOHAIL
(Businessman,UAE & Canada)

DR. DWARIKA UNIYAL

Dr. Dwarika Prasad Uniyal is Pro Vice Chancellor of RV (Rashtreeya Vidyalaya) University in Bengaluru. In an academic career spanning 21 years he has taught at premier B Schools like MICA & SPJIMR and was also founding Assistant Dean with OP Jindal University. He is the Co-author of the best-selling book “Managing Retailing” published by Oxford University Press.

DR. DWARIKA UNIYAL
(Pro-Vice-Chancellor of RV University in Bengaluru)

Subimal Bhattacharjee

Subimal Bhattacharjee works as independent adviser on cyber and defence issues. He is a columnist and television discussant. He was former country head of General Dynamics in India and also a governing body member of Assam Don Bosco University.

SUBIMAL BHATTACHARJEE

Independent Advisor, Cyber and Defense Issues

 Alumni Advisors

 
IRFA SHAMS  ANSARI

Ifra Shams Ansari is currently pursuing her Masters in Sociology from Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University. She has a Bachelors in Economics from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi University and a Graduate Certificate in Public Policy from the Takshashila Institution.

IRFA SHAMS  ANSARI
(Pursuing Masters in Sociology-DSE-DU)

RAJAT RAO
 

Rajat is a fourth year Computer Engineering student at Delhi Technological University. 

He’s one of the first volunteers (2019-2020) of EdJustice and has also served as District Head for Begusarai , POC for Digital Media & Head of Organization Development and Expansion at EdJustice

RAJAT RAO
(Pursuing Btech From DTU)

 Program Coordinator

 
MUSKAN
 

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Muskan is a Master's in Development Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and a Political Science graduate from the University of Delhi. She is the Program Coordinator at Edjustice and the Point of Contact for Program Development and Execution: School team and the Fundraising and Collaborations team.

MUSKAN
Program Development and Execution- School Level & Fundraising and Collaborations Team

 

POINT OF CONTACT (POC)

KIRTI

Kirti is a second year Economic Hons student at Hindu College, Delhi University. She has been an active volunteer of EdJustice since October 2020 and currently serves as the POC for the Program Development and Execution team at the college level.

KIRTI
(POC-Program Development & Execution  Team - College Level)

BHAVYA SINGH

Bhavya is a third year BA.LLB student at Symbiosis Law Shool, Noida. She has been an active volunteer of Edjustice since September 2020 and currently serves as the POC for Digital, Marketing and Content team.

BHAVYA SINGH
(POC-Digital, Marketing & Content)

RIYA

An Undergraduate in Economics and Philosophy. She is an avid learner with creative mind experienced in research, content development, pro bono roles and human resource management. Riya currently serves as the POC for HR and Event Management Team

RIYA
(POC Human Resource)

 

State Lead Volunteers

DR. VARUN CHOTIA

Dr. Varun Chotia is presently working as an Assistant Professor, Economics and Program Chair – First Year at Jaipuria Institute of Management, Jaipur Campus, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. He is also the PAN Area Coordinator of Economics and IB area at Jaipuria Institute of Management. Prior to this, he has worked at LM Thapar School of Management, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (Deemed to be a University). Dr. Varun is an avid researcher with more than 20 research papers published in reputed International and National Journals to his credit. He has passed out from BITS PILANI with a MSc (hons) in Economics.
Dr. Varun Chotia currently serves as the EdJustice State Lead Coordinator, Rajasthan

DR. VARUN CHOTIA
(State Lead Coordinator, Rajasthan)

AAKASH MISHRA

Aakash Mishra is a multi-faceted software developer and electronics engineer skilled at technical leadership, communication and presentations knowledgeable in Full Stack Development. He’s also experienced in project life cycle from design to implementation to integration. Mr. Aakash Mishra currently serves as the EdJustice State Lead Coordinator, Rajasthan

AAKASH MISHRA
(State Lead Coordinator- Rajasthan)