Leadership at Pratham USA
Pratham Leadership is united in their dedication to making a meaningful impact in the lives of millions of children and young people in India through education.
Pratham USA Board Members hail from the upper echelons of a diverse range of industries and sectors within the United States. Their guidance and strategic decision-making – as well as their financial commitment – inspire and help steer Pratham toward our goals.
Our Chapter Presidents lead local Pratham chapters from coast to coast across the United States. These committed individuals create lasting change in the lives of millions across India by mobilizing resources and engaging their communities.
The Pratham Leadership Team is a dynamic group of individuals united by a common mission. With a deep passion for the cause, each member brings a wealth of experience and expertise, contributing to the success of our work and our ability to make a positive impact.
Board of Directors
Our board members hail from the upper echelons of a diverse range of industries and sectors within the United States. Their guidance and strategic decision-making—as well as their financial commitment—inspire us and help steer Pratham toward our goals.
Dhiren Shethia, Chair
Neha Desai Shah, Vice Chair
Rajesh (Raj) Shah, Vice Chair
Pradeep Singh, Vice Chair
Dinyar (Dinny) Devitre
Jai Vardhan Saboo
Nominations and Governance Committee
Manoj Singh, Chair
Neha Desai Shah
Rajesh (Raj) Shah
Audit, Finance and Investment Committee
Gagan Singh, Chair
Our Chapter Presidents lead local Pratham chapters across the United States. These individuals are committed to supporting Pratham's mission and use their leadership to mobilize resources and engage their communities to create lasting change in the lives of millions across India.
Pratima Abichandani and Subash Pereira, Boston
Kay Ramesh, Mid-Atlantic
Rahul Mahajan, New York Tri-State
Dr. Amar Singh, Raleigh-RTP
Ashok Saxena, Atlanta
Dr. Seema Desai and Sheetal Nasta, Austin
Nag Vaidyanathan, Chicago
Dr. Lav Kapadia and Suman Chepuri, Dallas-Fort Worth
Annu Naik, Houston
Sanat Patel, Phoenix
Sunil Shenoy, Portland CW
Sharonyka Kumar Narayan and Devindra Chainani, Seattle
Ari Daman and Balagopalan Ramakrishnan, SF Bay Area