SSF Executive Team
SSF is a group of academicians, professionals, social workers, entrepreneurs and volunteers that have come together to work on social, economic and environmental causes.
Vivek heads Saraswati Seva Foundation. He has worked in senior management roles with global software & consulting firms for over two decades globally. He has set up new businesses, led practices, and managed large programs. Vivek is associated with the strategic government initiatives e.g. part of the advisory committee to the Hon’ble governor of Rajasthan, industry adviser to TIFAC (An agency associated with Department of Science & Technology, Government of India) and Co-Chair of Skills Future Technologies Working Group with IET India (Institution of Engineering & Technology). He works to bring the government, donors, CSOs, academia and media to build sustainable solutions to attaining SDGs. Vivek is trained in Management at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, studied Environment at King’s College, London, and International Development at the University of Cambridge.
Monica is SSF’s sustainability anchor with a keen eye on how to balance program metrics and sustainability. Monica brings in a fresh perspective by building resilience in the model. She has done PGDCA, and participates as a member of PAC committee in J B Academy (Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh). She is also associated with many social platforms like Agrawal mahila Sabha,Rotary Club etc.
Balendra’s role involves planning, leading and driving ambitious growth targets and improved quality of Saraswati Seva Foundation’s programs. Balendra plays an instrumental role in Saraswati Seva Foundation’s vision of scaling high quality inclusive education, skills and employment generation, interventions. Before joining SSF, he has catalysed promoting education, employability and skill development in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. He has led implementation, monitoring, operation of various mandates like PMKVY, PMKK, Nayi Manzil etc. Balendra has more than 6 years of experience in leading projects related to skill development.
Arshitha works on program delivery and builds strategic partnerships across various sectors. She has also co-designed and facilitated courses and training workshops on digital awareness, teachers capacity building programs etc. She has been well recognised for her contribution in the many roles she straddled within the organisation. Arshita holds B.Sc, B.Ed, MTT in Early Childhood Education. Prior to joining SSF, she has worked as a teacher and as a coordinator in various schools. Arshitha is socially active and specially works in the areas of Education, women empowerment and children’s welfare.
Renu is a part of the program team and anchors Jabalpur-based activities. She is M. Phil in Sociology from Rani Durgawati University, Jabalpur. Before joining SSF, she has worked with many non profit organisations in various capacities. She is connected with SSF as she has an inclination to support the development of society at large.
Aaroshi is a young result driven diversity official. She is responsible for managing and coordinating a wide range of educational programs currently being carried out in SSF. She has completed her studies from Delhi University.
Snehal forms a part of the Communications Team. Her role includes managing the website, social media, blogs and print publications such as Annual Reports etc. She also works on specific projects as per the needs of the Foundation. Snehal is an alumna of Ramnarain Ruia Autonomous College (Mumbai University)
Bharat is a go-getter and a prolific program management professional. He has done Masters in Social Work, and knows well how to deliver results.
We are also working closely with numerous interns. Some of them are as follows –
Ankur Verma (Program)
Anurudh Singh (Program)
Ayush Jain (Digital Marketing)
Rajneesh Verma (Program)
Riya Singh (Program)
Shambhavi G.K (Program)
Note: SSF has 50+ teachers / trainers who participate in various programs across geographies. Most of these trainers are from eminent institutions e.g. IIT, IISER, JNU & Delhi University etc.