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Jenny Ruducha

Dr. Jenny Ruducha (MPH, DrPH), is an evaluation and applied research expert with over 25 years of experience in designing programs and evaluation methodologies with a focus on maternal, newborn, child and reproductive health and nutrition.

Jenny Ruducha

Dr. Jenny Ruducha (MPH, DrPH), is an evaluation and applied research expert with over 25 years of experience in designing programs and evaluation methodologies with a focus on maternal, newborn, child and reproductive health and nutrition. Dr. Ruducha is a Senior Research Scientist at Boston University School of Public Health, Center for Global Health and Development working on scaling-up Women’s Microfinance Groups in India as a platform for health interventions. She has worked in the US and globally with governments, international organizations, academic institutions as well as community based organizations to incorporate more rigorous scientific methods into challenging “real life” program implementation environments.

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Thanasawan Boonmavichit

Thasanawan Boonmavichit [NOK] is a commercial real estate manager in Thailand. She leads a team of sales and customer service personnel and works in tandem with accountants and engineers to accommodate tenants from more than 20 countries.

Thanasawan Boonmavichit

Thasanawan Boonmavichit [NOK] is a commercial real estate manager in Thailand. She leads a team of sales and customer service personnel and works in tandem with accountants and engineers to accommodate tenants from more than 20 countries. She also serves as a real estate director at Northern Rangsit Golf Club in Thailand, and as a consultant for a jewellery company, MACO, in Bangkok. Drawing on several years of employment tied to international jewellery design, manufacturing and analyzing market trends, Boonmavichit founded Acumen Trading, a fashion watch importing company based in Bangkok. Boonmavichit holds a master’s degree in business administration from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. She co-founded at volunteers at Maewang Sustainability School Stay in effort to increase education quality, work with minorities to promote organic permaculture , enhancing livelihoods.

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Laurien Helfrich-Nuss

Self-identified as a ‘glocal’, with a multi-ethnic heritage, Laurien “Lala” Hokuli’i Helfrich-Nuss was born & raised in Hawai’i, US. With a post-graduate studies in travel industry management, from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa,

Laurien Helfrich-Nuss

Self-identified as a ‘glocal’, with a multi-ethnic heritage, Laurien “Lala” Hokuli’i Helfrich-Nuss was born & raised in Hawai’i, US. With a post-graduate studies in travel industry management, from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, LALA focuses on global travel development and sustainable practices within the hotel, maritime & aviation sectors. With over 15 years of experience within US and outside, she has worked as a professional in the hospitality & travel industry for multinational cruise lines, private aviation companies and hotel chains within operations, sales, marketing and events. She is deeply engaged in community development and non-profit program management, working with a variety of organizations focused on social enterprise models of business for low-income traditional communities, through outlets angled in entrepreneurship, job skills training.

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Junita Calder

A desire to stand in solidarity with those who are working their way out of poverty or are forced to flee their homes-especially women, children and young people- has guided Junita Calder through professional development in International Law, Politics and Leadership.

Junita Calder

A desire to stand in solidarity with those who are working their way out of poverty or are forced to flee their homes-especially women, children and young people- has guided Junita Calder through professional development in International Law, Politics and Leadership. From Myanmar to Libya, her experience has so far included direct case management in youth work and post-disaster emergency situations, as well as policy development and project management in poverty alleviation and forced migration contexts. Passionate about skills sharing and effective inter-cultural communication, Junita is excited to work with Parinaama during their next phase. Junita is enrolled as a barrister or solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand and is an alumna of The East-West Centre in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Stefanos Galountzis

A humanitarian professional with background studies in public health, psychology and counselling, Stefanos Galountzis is experienced in coordination of complex emergency response operations and in management of diverse community based health and development interventions.

Stefanos Galountzis

A humanitarian professional with background studies in public health, psychology and counselling, Stefanos Galountzis is experienced in coordination of complex emergency response operations and in management of diverse community based health and development interventions. Proficient in designing and delivering capacity building and training programmes, with a wide range of expertise that include risk and needs assessment, planning and evaluation of programmes, design of monitoring systems, Stef has helped in development of technical and operational guidelines and establishment of coordination and advocacy networks across several agencies such as Danish Red Cross, Oxfam, International Committee of Red Cross. A devoted individual engaged in cross-cultural partnerships that promote human rights and a sustainable evolution for humanity, Stef is currently Executive Board Member of IAid Global, Denmark and has been a supporter of Parinaama Development Foundation, since early days.

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Paula Quigley

Paula Quigley is a medical doctor with over 26 years of international experience in medicine and public health, programme design, management, implementation and evaluation. Paula was based in Asia for 19 years working in various countries,

Paula Quigley

Paula Quigley is a medical doctor with over 26 years of international experience in medicine and public health, programme design, management, implementation and evaluation. Paula was based in Asia for 19 years working in various countries, and from December 2003 to June 2008 she provided guidance and technical assistance to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and State Governments of India in a range of programmes. Paula has worked for a variety of international donor organisations, including DFID/UKaid, UNICEF, GIZ, AusAid, USAID, World Bank, WHO, and the European Commission.

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NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

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Chavi Hemant

Chavi is a business manager, with cross-functional experience and brings in key business sector skills such as branding, launching product platforms, marketing and liaising with key functionaries in government and business on policy.

Chavi Hemant

Chavi is a business manager, with cross-functional experience and brings in key business sector skills such as branding, launching product platforms, marketing and liaising with key functionaries in government and business on policy. As Secretary General of Indian Direct Selling Association, she represented the evolving Direct Selling Industry to corporate and governments.

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Joy Ganguly

With more than 20 years of experience in working with the development and private sector with expertise in public health, Joy Ganguly is currently as a ‘Regional Manager in South East Asia, with a multinational, for international business development.

Joy Ganguly

With more than 20 years of experience in working with the development and private sector with expertise in public health, Joy Ganguly is currently as a ‘Regional Manager in South East Asia, with a multinational, for international business development. He specializes in developing in-country capacity building of organizations and networks in India as well as in South East Asian countries for quality program implementation.

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Mona Mehta

Mona is a journalist with more than fifteen years of experience and has written on a range of domains including social issues, political reportage, health, lifestyle, yoga and spirituality. While she currently works with a

Mona Mehta

Mona is a journalist with more than fifteen years of experience and has written on a range of domains including social issues, political reportage, health, lifestyle, yoga and spirituality. While she currently works with a leading national daily, she is engaged with Pranam, a movement to enhance growth, based on the Laws of Nature. She has studied yoga and done alternate healing courses and meditation from Pranam Foundation.

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Rajkumar Bidla

A senior development professional with hands-on experience in policy advocacy and international development, Raj is currently Head of Programmes, at Christian Aid in the PACS- DFID supported programmes, based at New Delhi.

Rajkumar Bidla

A senior development professional with hands-on experience in policy advocacy and international development, Raj is currently Head of Programmes, at Christian Aid in the PACS- DFID supported programmes, based at New Delhi. Prior to this, he was Acting Director and Programme Officer at Commonwealth Secretariat in their Youth Programmes, London.

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CORE TEAM

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Madhavi Panda

As a Founder and Director of Parinaama Development Foundation, Madhavi leads the team based out of New Delhi. In 2012, she set up the non-profit, in order to focus on establishing social enterprises as solutions to sustainable healthy living.

Madhavi Panda

As a Founder and Director of Parinaama Development Foundation, Madhavi leads the team based out of New Delhi. In 2012, she set up the non-profit, in order to focus on establishing social enterprises as solutions to sustainable healthy living.

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Chandan Mishra

Chandan brings in more than ten years of experience in conducting field surveys, leading field teams and deployment, training of investigators and engaging with front line health workers, especially on issues related to women’s health, nutrition, rural development, livelihoods, amongst others.

Chandan Mishra

Chandan brings in more than ten years of experience in conducting field surveys, leading field teams and deployment, training of investigators and engaging with front line health workers, especially on issues related to women’s health, nutrition, rural development, livelihoods, amongst others. He has been closely involved in setting up our social entrepreneurship projects. Chandan has completed his master’s degree in Rural Development.

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Ananth Panth

A specialist in Entrepreneurship Development, Anant is a critical resource for our social enterprise dream. He possesses a doctorate in Economics with more than 20 years of experience in teaching, training and research. His focus areas include food security, livelihoods,

Ananth Panth

A specialist in Entrepreneurship Development, Anant is a critical resource for our social enterprise dream. He possesses a doctorate in Economics with more than 20 years of experience in teaching, training and research. His focus areas include food security, livelihoods, rural development and entrepreneurship development.

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Samuel V Masam

A development professional with post-graduation in Social Work and diploma in child care, Sam has 30 years of experience in the area of comprehensive development working with women, children, marginalized communities and people at risk.

Samuel V Masam

A development professional with post-graduation in Social Work and diploma in child care, Sam has 30 years of experience in the area of comprehensive development working with women, children, marginalized communities and people at risk. Samuel is also engaged as a freelance consultant contributing to organizational development and strengthening local NGOs and CBOs.

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Pranati Panda

Pranati graduated in B. Com (Hons.) from University of Delhi. She has also completed a Certificate course in Digital Marketing from Delhi School of Internet Marketing. She is involved with Parinaama Development Foundation assisting in promotion of the micro enterprise brand,

Pranati Panda

Pranati graduated in B. Com (Hons.) from University of Delhi. She has also completed a Certificate course in Digital Marketing from Delhi School of Internet Marketing. She is involved with Parinaama Development Foundation assisting in promotion of the micro enterprise brand, Akriti and engaging with markets, primarily through meetings with assortment of buyers and e-commerce liaisons. She is also engaged in creating e-look books for Akriti, including coordination of the designs/products with our beneficiary group, organizing photo-shoots. She is a debater and a master compere and has excellent communication skills.

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Shiva Pahari

Shiva is Finance & Administration at Parinaama. He has a long experience of working with the non-profit sector with Chronic Care Foundation, Human Rights Law Network, among others. Prior to this, he has worked in several private sector firms and has

Shiva Pahari

Shiva is Finance & Administration at Parinaama. He has a long experience of working with the non-profit sector with Chronic Care Foundation, Human Rights Law Network, among others. Prior to this, he has worked in several private sector firms and has capacity to handle large budgets across multiple projects. A commerce graduate, he has more than 20 years’ experience in handling finance related activities. He has been handling independent projects and is proficient in specialized software such as Tally and MS Office.

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