Meet the Team

Anusha Bharadwaj

Anusha Bharadwaj
Executive Director

As Executive Director, Anusha is working towards taking VOICE Camps to marginalised adolescent girls across the country. Anusha has been a development sector professional since 2002 and her core expertise is in child education and health, adolescent health, gender, public health and rural development. She holds an MBA in Rural Management from Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) and an MA in Sociology from Annamalai University. Her commitment and leadership is demonstrated by her selection into the Asia Pacific Leadership Fellow (2013-14), East West Center, USA and Harvard-Dasra Social Impact Leadership Program (2014-15). She is also a Board Member of Bodhi Education Society, an NGO that runs an affordable English medium private school in rural Telangana. In her spare time, Anusha is a documentary photographer and she believes that this lends a unique perspective into the communities she serves.

Anusha Bharadwaj

Sharanya Gautam
Assistant Director

As Assistant Director, Sharanya provides strategic support to the Curriculum, Monitoring & Evaluation and Communications teams and is involved in fundraising and advocacy, employee development and organisational management. She has a Masters degree in Media and Cultural Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and a Bachelors degree in Statistics from Lady Sriram College for Women, New Delhi. Previously, Sharanya has worked as a journalist with a leading English daily, and on research, documentation and archiving projects around education, urban development, environment and culture.

Anusha Bharadwaj

P Vanitha
Operations Manager

P. Vanitha holds a masters degree in Public Policy from Icfai University, Hyderabad. Before joining VOICE, Vanitha has worked on projects related to gender, microfinance and public health across the country with a focus on research, monitoring and evaluation, and program implementation and management. As Operations Manager, she is involved in strategic planning, partnership building and programming monitoring and evaluation.

Brinda Pillai

Brinda Pillai
Senior Programme Officer

As Senior Program Officer, Brinda manages partnerships, program activities and supports recruitment of camp staff in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. She has over six years of experience in the education sector, specifically in the e-learning field. Her diverse professional life includes working with organizations such as Educational Initiatives (EI) and Edutor Technologies. Brinda completed her Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.

Brinda Pillai

Vishvani Siluguri
Project Officer

As Project Officer, Vishvani manages partnerships with low-cost private schools and Telangana Social Welfare and Tribal Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Societies. Along with monitoring the implementation of VOICE’s programmes, she is part of the training and impact assessment teams at VOICE. Vishvani has a degree in commerce and computer science from St Francis College for Women, Hyderabad and joined VOICE as a field coordinator in 2012. She is deeply passionate about education for young girls and joined the VOICE team as a full time employee in 2013.

Vishvani Siluguri

Santosh Kumar Swaini
Administrative Assistant

As Administrative Assistant, Santosh is responsible for making sure that the VOICE office runs like a well-oiled machine. Having worked as part of the administrative team at AMS Semiconductors in Hyderabad for more than four years, Santosh brings order and discipline to the VOICE office. His responsibilities include interfacing with vendors, maintaining inventories and managing finances for the organisation.

Vishvani Siluguri

Satya Veni Meda
Data Entry Operator

As data entry operator, Satya is responsible for entering all data that VOICE collects. through its pre and post camp assessment tests. Ever cheerful and enthusiastic, Satya brings energy and positivity to the VOICE office.

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