Anushka Kelkar, Co-founder
Anushka is constantly looking for new ways to tell interesting stories, build communities rooted in empathy, and explore the intersection of feelings x tech x culture especially, South Asian culture.
After spending 2 years at Dasra, one of India's largest strategic philanthropy foundations where she got to be a part of various public healthcare focused projects she spent the last two years building Brown Girl Gazing, a virtual space for South Asian women to openly talk about gender based violence, beauty standards, and unlearn shame together.
She has been a speaker at forums like the Indian Society for Applied Behavioural Science and The Women's Web annual summit, amongst others. Some of the places where her work has been featured are The Huffington Post, CNN, Quartz, Times Of India, Hindustan Times, BuzzFeed India, Scroll, and Mid-day.
Aviva Bhansali, Co-founder
Aviva has been passionate about product innovation, mental health, and content creation ever since she can remember. After spending 2 years at Aon, the largest human capital consulting firm globally, she joined Dasra, India's largest strategic philanthropy foundation and worked on projects for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Cipla, and several others across the social sector.
With a keen interest in all things product development, she is always looking for new ways to design products that truly are user-centric.
Anagha Bhave, Counselling Psychologist
Anagha Bhave is a counselling psychologist who did her BA from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai and her masters in Counselling Psychology from Columbia University, New York. As a therapist at the New York Psychotherapy and Counselling Center, she worked with adolescents and adults suffering from various psychological and emotional issues. Upon her return to India in December 2016, she began her practice at the Bhave Institue of Mental Health in Nagpur.
Alongside her practice, Anagha also actively participates in community outreach programs and events addressing mental health concerns and awareness.