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An education and social services academic, Freny is the founder and former Dean of the Faculty of Home Science, SNDT Women’s University, Pune. She serves on the advisory boards of several universities, professional bodies, and educational and health organizations in Gujarat and Maharashtra.
Secretary of the Kannada Sangha’s Kaveri Group of Institutes for over twenty years, Malati initiated training programs in education and mental health to help children and adolescents. She has served in organisations such as 2morrow 2gether, Connecting, and the Indian Federation of University Women’s Association (IFUWA) that work for the benefit of women and youth.
As a member of Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA), Jyotsna supported the welfare of families of troops. She has worked with Spectrum for over twenty-five years to enrich the lives of its members by organizing learning programs and implementing welfare programs in disadvantaged communities.
Harsheela is a post-graduate of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences and was a founder member of SOFOSH (Society of Friends of Sassoon Hospital), an NGO working for patients and for the care and adoption of abandoned children. She founded and led KEM Hospital's Medical Social Work Department for twenty-six years. Later, as General Administrator of KEM Hospital, she was responsible for Human Resources, Finances, Hospital Information Systems, and Materials Management.
Sonali has a background in Computer Engineering & Telecommunications. She returned to Pune to work on traffic, waste management and sustainability after studying, living, and working in the United States for twenty-two years. She organized the first large scale TEDx Pune event in 2013 and subsequently founded “Pune Inspire” to host an annual event around civic issues to effect change at a grass-roots level.