Team Profile

Tiyasha Sengupta

Tiyasha Sengupta Project Raise Associate

Tiyasha is a part of the Hummingbird Raise team and is responsible for handling financial and logistical aspects of the project.

Her innate desire to challenge discriminatory gender relations motivates her to be a part of the

Swarnima Tamang

Swarnima Tamang Development Manager

Swarnima coordinates fundraising efforts and builds and sustains partnerships at ECF.

Prior to ECF, she was  a Programme Manager at Swayam Shikshan Prayog and brings 3 years of grassroot experience of  issues of women’s access to services and …

Nirmala Tapse

Nirmala TapseResearch, Development and Evaluations Associate

In her capacity as an RDE Associate at ECF, Nirmala collects, analyzes and maintains monitoring and evaluation data related to performance of the participants of the Action for Equality Programme.

After pursuing a Bachelors in …

Santosh Kshirsagar

Santosh KshirsagarProgramme Mentor

Before he became a Programme Mentor, Santosh was an intern at ECF. After completing his Masters in Social Service from Karve Institute of Social Service, he mentors young boys in communities around Pune.

Santosh is a man of …

Kirti Shiras

Kirti ShirasAccounts Executive (Financial Management)

Kirti handles the accounts and finances at ECF. She has a Masters degree in Commerce from the University of Pune and brings four years of experience in the finance sector.

Apart from acquiring vital experience in …

Rucha Satoor

Rucha SatoorCommunications Associate

As a part of the Communications Team, Rucha believes in the 3 C’s for better relationships with our partners, well-wishers and supporters- Communicate, Communicate, Communicate.

As a student researching Construction of Masculinity, Rucha was perplexed by the near …

Mahesh Kadam

Mahesh JadhavProgramme Mentor

Mahesh holds a Masters in Social Work from the Karve Institute of Social Service. Drawing inspiration from his educational background in Family and Child Welfare, Mahesh thinks it is important to discuss the myriad issues of gender with …

Maitreyee Kulkarni

32492440370_85b44c2e83_zAction for Equality Associate

As a member of the AFE team, Maitreyee wears many hats – data manager, community mobilizer and partnerships coordinator, and translator.

She holds a double masters degree in Social Work and Community Media from TISS, Mumbai. …

Jagdish Bhosale

Jagdish BhosaleProgramme Mentor

As a Programme Mentor at ECF, Jagdish finds great joy in having a dialogue with young men about issues which pertain to gender. He derives inspiration from these dialogues and perseveres to build strong relationships with his mentees.…

Christina Furtado

Christina FurtadoOperations Director

Christina leads the core support function of administration, finance, governance and HR.  She is a part of the senior management team striving for overall better organisational performance.

She comes to ECF with more than 8 years of experience …