ARTHAN is made up of individuals who have experience in the education and human capital sector in India and believe in the currently untapped potential of our youth. Together, we believe we can create lasting and systemic change that will empower future generations.

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ANCHAL KAKKAR

Anchal is responsible for investment, business development and stakeholder communication at Arthan. She recently worked with BCG as an external/specialist consultant on a project involving research, writing and advocacy related to the future of jobs in India. Prior to this, she worked with Dasra, in Mumbai, where she provided hands-on capacity building, consulting and grant management services to non-profit organizations across the sectors of sanitation, education and governance. She is a Shell Foundation/ Impact Business Leaders Fellow and an MBA from Said Business School, Oxford. She has previously worked with PwC and is a chartered accountant by profession. She has also done projects/ internships with Acumen Pakistan and Accounting for International Development, UK. Linkedin

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MAHAMAYA NAVLAKHA

Mahamaya leads the research and development vertical at Arthan Foundation. She is a researcher and creative content writer with 12 year’s experience working with children and young people. In the past she led the media and advocacy program at Commutiny - The Youth Collective (CYC). Prior to this, she worked with Going to School (GTS), where she created curriculum to teach 21st century entrepreneurial skills to children studying in government schools. Mahamaya has a master’s degree in social development from University of Sussex (UK). Linkedin

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RaHUL BALAKRISHNAN

Rahul leads the Sales, Business Development and Human Resource Verticals at Arthan. Rahul believes that education is key in developing capacity in each human being to unleash his/her potential. An outcome driven individual who finds his sense of purpose in helping everyone reach their potential and purpose. In the past decade, Rahul has worked in the HR, Training and Sales Verticals with ICICI Prudential and later with the Recruitment Vertical at a leading Non Profit, Teach For India. Rahul a Teach For India 2014-16 Fellow , holds an graduate degree in Commerce from Delhi University and a Masters degree in Business Administration specialised in Marketing and Sales Management from Xavier Labor Research Institute, Jamshedpur. Linkedin

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SATYAM VYAS

Satyam is the founder of Arthan. Satyam has spent a decade in education, skill development and social entrepreneurship in rural India. Satyam believes that education can provide the tools necessary to change the world and his dream is to create productive economic opportunities for all the children and youth in India by defining their career path and being part of their school to world of work journey. In the last one decade, Satyam has designed, implemented, scaled and impacted lives of more than two million children and youth studying in government schools in India. In the past Satyam has worked with leading education non-profits in India- Pratham and Going to School. Satyam is a THNK fellow, holds an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from Delhi University and executive degrees in social entrepreneurship and leading successful social programs from Stanford Business School and Harvard Kennedy School. Linkedin

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Omang Agarwal

Omang is responsible for project operations at Arthan Foundation. He believes that experiential learning lies at the core of finding one’s potential. An avid volunteer, Omang was has led educational camps during his school and college days for which he was awarded the Queen’s Young Leader Award.

He was previously a Youth development consultant to the Commonwealth Secretariat and holds a diploma in leadership development from University of Cambridge.

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Surabhi Nijhawan

Surabhi is responsible for content and marketing at Arthan. She has previously worked with Times Internet as a creative content writer. Before that, she has interned with some of the leading newspapers in India such as The Hindu. She has completed her master's in Digital Media from Cardiff University and, master's in journalism from Xavier Institute of communication. LinkedIn 

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Bharath Bhushan

Bharath is a product manager at Arthan. Prior to his current responsibility he had cofounded a HR Tech start up and was in Infosys Ltd working on consulting assignments. Has an overall corporate experience of 10+ years in MNC's and Startups. He is passionate about the technology and its application in improving the quality of life. He has a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore Institute of Technology and PGDM in Marketing & Systems from SDMIMD.

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Radhika Jajoo

Radhika is a research and operations associate at Arthan. She is extremely passionate about education and believes that it is one of the most crucial focus points in order for a nation to develop. She has done Economics from Delhi University and was a part of Enactus. She has also interned with organisations like Kailash Satyarthi's Children's Foundation. 

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Sharmishtha Bose

Sharmishtha is a part of the Talent Acquisition Team at Arthan and works in the capacity of a Senior Associate - Operations. She has previously worked with a start up in the executive search space as a Recruiter. Before that, she worked as a Fellowship Selection Associate at Teach For India. She has completed her Masters in Sociology from Mumbai University and Bachelors (Hons.) in Sociology from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. LinkedIn

EUNICE LEONS

Eunice is responsible for building partnerships and developing the research vertical at Arthan. She has over five years of experience working in the development sector. Her expertise working for socially driven organizations mainly focused on research, capacity building, entrepreneurship development and impact evaluation across a range of sectors. Eunice is particularly passionate about leveraging research and evidence- based methodologies to solve social challenges in a systemic, scalable and sustainable manner. Eunice holds a master’s degree in Development Studies from the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK. Linkedin

NOOR BAHAL

Noor is a part of the Talent Acquisition Team at Arthan. She has over 2 years experience in HR. She has completed her Masters in Psychology from Amity university, Noida. Linkedin




RIDHIKA BAGGA

Ridhika has studied Sociology from Delhi University. In college, Ridhika was an active member of Enactus and the Sociology society. As she starts her career in the human capital space with Arthan, she enjoys interacting with new people and considers it to be one of the best parts of her current role. LinkedIn.

VIDUSHI WAHAL

Vidushi is a graduate from FLAME University and holds a bachelor's degree in Public Policy. Prior to this she has worked in the field of elementary education with the 17000ft Foundation in Gurugram and Ladakh. She is on a journey to learn while aspiring to gain valued experiences that can create meaningful impact. She is passionate to explore, learn and contribute towards education, environment, health and kindness. Linkedin


SRI RAMYA REDDY

Sri Ramya is working in the capacity of an Associate - Operations at Arthan. She has completed her Bachelors in Business Administration (with a specialisation in Human Resources) from Mount Carmel College. She has also formerly interned at Paperboat with the Marketing team. She is an absolute people' person and is very passionate about her work! LinkedIn